Thursday, March 21, 2019

Waqas Al Adawi shares Services & Trade’s success story

Services and Trade Co, which will celebrate 40 years of its operations in 2016, is in the process of transforming itself into a global player with an innovative delivery-centric business approach, says Vice-Chairman, Waqas Al Adawi, in an interview to Oommen John P.
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AbdulAziz Al Balushi speaks on merger of Ominvest & ONIC

The merger of Ominvest and ONIC Holding has created the largest publicly traded investment company in Oman. AbdulAziz Al Balushi, CEO, Ominvest shares details about the idea, process, advantages and future of the merged entity in his first media interview after the formalisation of the merger. Mayank Singh reports.
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Khalid Said Al-Wahaibi, Paul Flandinette on Brand Infiniti

Khalid Said Al-Wahaibi, Chairman and Paul Flandinette, CEO, Brand Infiniti share their thoughts on the genesis and vision of the company. Mayank Singh reports. Both...
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Khalifa Al Mukheini focuses on market research industry in Oman

Has market research come of age in Oman? OER speaks to Khalifa Al Mukheini, Managing Director, SIMPA Marketing Research & Consultancy, to find out...
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Krishnan Hariharan talks about challenges of risk management

Asset-backed financing is one of the most important characteristics of Sharia-compliant  banks, making effective risk management a vital part of their operation. Krishnan Hariharan,...
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Revisiting subsides in Bahrain – by Dr Jasim Husain Ali

The authorities in Bahrain have never been so determined to overhaul governmental subsidies as part of efforts to streamline public finance. The starting point...
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New opportunities – by Oliver Cornock

In May 2015, LuLu Hypermarkets, an Abu Dhabi-based retailer, announced that it planned to expand its operations in Oman in the coming years. “We...
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Free fall of emerging market currencies – by Matein Khalid

Emerging market currencies, now trading at their weakest level since the Bernanke Fed’s “taper tantrum” in May 2013, face multiple risks in the last...
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The grey area of measurement – by M.Sudhakar Reddy

Measurement of area is critical in real estate since selling prices and rental rates are usually based on this measurement. For a buyer to...
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Diversifying investment – by Zakir Banatwala

We spent the last month visiting several GCC Financial Centres meeting a mix of businessmen, asset managers and bankers, where we were invited to...
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