Finance World

The direction of many major commodities will continue to be influenced by the decisions taken in Washington during the past six months.  Apart from the weather, which has delivered challenges as well as opportunities across the agriculture sector, President Donald Trump’s trade war with China and sanctions against Iran will keep setting the tone for the rest of the year.

In the latest report issued by Dubai Land Department (DLD), Dubai’s real estate market witnessed a continuous growth driven by optimism among investors and developers, where the market recorded 39,802 real estate transactions worth AED 162 billion from the beginning of the year till the end of September.

The UBS Global Real Estate Bubble Index 2018 from UBS Global Wealth Management's Chief Investment Office indicates bubble risk or a significant overvaluation of housing markets in most major developed market financial centers.

Dubai Land Department (DLD) announced that Dubai’s real estate market is consistently sustainable, attracting about 9,500 new investors from 1st January – 31st August 2018 with total value of investments worth more than AED 19 billion.

Digital consultancies are vital for Middle East organizations to break through the digital transformation impasse, which is seeing the paradox of record-high IT spend, but 60 percent of organizations needing to transform their digital toolset to succeed.