Studies and reports

Saxo Bank, the online trading and investment specialist, has published today its Q2 2019 Quarterly Outlook for global markets, including trading ideas covering equities, FX, currencies, commodities, and bonds, as well as a range of central macro themes impacting client portfolios.

The majority of Generation C (the connected consumer who integrates technology into their daily routine)  respondents in the UAE believe that an outstanding resume, having a connection in the industry or company through family, friends or networking is advantageous when applying for a new job, revealed a new LinkedIn survey. This comes as part of the second wave of the In It Together campaign which celebrates LinkedIn members across the world, their motivations, ambitions and drive.

The commodity sector, just like most other asset classes, reported strong gains during the first quarter of 2019. The near-7% return in the Bloomberg Commodity Index was the best since Q2’16 when a rally across all three sectors supported a double-digit gain.

IMA's® (Institute of Management Accountants) 2019 Global Salary Survey, shows that CMA® (Certified Management Accountant) certified professionals globally earn 57 percent more in median salary and 55 percent more in median total compensation than non-CMAs. Young accountants particularly reap the benefits of becoming certified, as CMAs in their 20s earn 70 percent more in total compensation than their peers who do not have the CMA and those in their 30s earn 67 percent more.

VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW), a leading innovator in enterprise software, and Abu Dhabi Smart Solutions and Services Authority (ADSSSA) have announced a collaboration which will see ADSSSA leverage a range of VMware solutions. This includes digital solutions to support Abu Dhabi’s unified government services platform, TAMM, and provide the latest innovative and advanced technologies to streamline and enrich the experience of citizens and enable next-generation government services with TAMM, which will be a qualitative shift in the way government services are delivered to all people in the emirate.