Thursday, January 17, 2019

Pushing the limits

Young entrepreneurs need to think differently. Simply copying what’s been done for the past decade will no longer yield the desired results, especially as...
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Learn the ropes

Khalid Al Alawi, Deputy General Manager, Al-Khamis Trading Co. believes that it is important for family members to understand a business before handing it...
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Against the grain

Salman Hussain Al Lawati, Executive Director at Bin Salman Investment, believes that business sustainability is more important than having family members on executive seats An...
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Lasting legacy

Areej Mohsin Haider Darwish, Joint Deputy Chairperson of MHD believes that succession planning is the key to ensure a smooth transition which creates a...
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Tapping tourism potential

The Sultanate’s tourism industry is poised to play an important role in Oman’s near-term move away from hydrocarbons reliance, and in its long-term economic...
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Bet on emerging markets

The year 2016 has been a sanguine year for emerging markets after five brutal years of underperformance relative to the US, Europe and even...
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Bricks and Mortar

Lower-quality properties have been struggling into 2016, while the higher end continues to forge ahead   While some of Oman’s current residential, retail and office property...
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Transaction costs in Oman are moderate and in line with those...

Transaction cost is an important element in real estate investing as high transaction costs can take a significant chunk out of any capital appreciation that an investor expects
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The China shock, Wall Street and Asian equities

Asian equities have been the victims of the Fed rate hikes, China’s hard landings and the global exodus from emerging markets
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Oman’s most recent spending plan calls for considerable belt tightening

On January 1, 2016 His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said issued a royal decree approving the Sultanate’s 2016 state budget and the country’s ninth five-year development plan, the latter of which covers the period 2016-20.
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