Studies and reports

The Arabian Gulf region has a long history with the sea and all things fishing so it’s perhaps no surprise that demand for fresh seafood from local, regional and global producers and suppliers remains high.

The World Bank last week announced its inaugural Human Capital Index, with Bahrain coming in the lead for the MENA region. Focusing on health and education, the Index measures how productive a child born today will be by the time they turn 18, where the Kingdom’s score increased by 6% since the research project started in 2012.

The rise in tenant interest in Emirates living appears to show a reverse in recent trends in the city. There has been a lot of rental attraction in newer developments such as Mira, Damac Hills and Mudon because of their attractive price points and clean, fresh, ‘brand new’ appearance.  Consequently, rental prices of properties in Emirates Living have dropped, sparking more tenant interest.

Saxo Bank, the online trading and investment specialist, has today published its Q4 2018 Quarterly Outlook for global markets, including trading ideas covering equities, FX, currencies, commodities, and bonds, as well as a range of macro themes impacting client portfolios.

A predicted boom in flexible working could contribute $10.04 trillion to the global economy by 2030, according to the first comprehensive socio-economic study of changing workplace practices.