February 22, 2024
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GCC investors reap the benefit of new Shari’ah compliant silver spot contract

Platform was launched by DGCX The GCC region’s inaugural Shari’ah Compliant Silver Spot Contract (DSSC) is providing investors with a secure and transparent platform for trading the precious white metal. Dubai Gold & Commodities Exchange (DGCX), the top derivatives exchange in the Middle East, launched the contract in late 2023, after securing regulatory approval from
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Do you know the public holidays of 2024 in the GCC region? Here are the dates

Islamic holidays are subject to moon sightings Residents of the six GCC nations (UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Bahrain, Oman and Kuwait) will enjoy several public holidays, including Islamic holidays in 2024 – the New Year. The public holidays will stretch further when combined with the standard weekends in the six GCC countries. Islamic holidays in […]
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UNWTO: Middle East led global tourism recovery in 2023

975m tourists travelled globally between Q1 and Q3 2023 International tourism recovered almost 90% of pre-pandemic levels in 2023, with the Middle East being the front-runner by world regions in relative terms, according to the latest World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) data. The newest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer indicates that an estimated 975 million tourists travelled
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Salesforce deploys public cloud-based Hyperforce platform in the Middle East

New offering capitalises on public cloud scale and agility Salesforce – the San Francisco, California-headquartered company that specialises in AI, data and CRM solutions for sales, customer service, marketing automation, e-commerce, analytics, and application development – has launched Hyperforce, a secure, scalable, and reliable foundation for AI