By Gareth Smyth When Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri took to Saudi television in November to resign and accuse the Shia group Hezbollah of planning his assassination, some amount of capital vacated Lebanon. But the market reaction was muted, with private-sector deposits at commercial banks falling just 1.5 percent month-on-month. Recovery was swift, especially when…

2017 was exceptional on many fronts for the region’s largest and most diversified derivatives bourse, Dubai Gold and Commodities Exchange (DGCX). Throughout 2017, DGCX recorded new trading highs, launched unique and innovative products and product-related initiatives, grew its strategic partnerships, received regulatory recognitions and industry plaudits too. Balanced blend of achievements In 2017, the DGCX,…

GCC region prides itself on being a great place to live in and often does well in global surveys thanks to its high quality of living. Many enjoy a comfortable existence in this region, where businesses are often geared toward driving convenience, with excellent customer service. From groceries to laundry, furniture to electronics, the GCC…