commerce

National Bank of Kuwait to use Ripple for blockchain-backed remittances
The new remittance service is currently available for remittances to Jordan, but will be expanded to other countries.
Revealed: how the UAE and Saudi Arabia plan to use a common digital currency
Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority and the UAE Central Bank announce Aber project to forge closer financial ties.
Etisalat becomes first Middle East company to break US$10 billion brand portfolio value
Portfolio includes brands such as Etisalat Misr, Mobily, Ufone, Maroc Telecom, PTCL and Etisalat Afghanistan.
The UAE and Saudi Arabia are developing a joint cryptocurrency
Executive Committee of the Saudi-Emirati Coordination Council agrees to seven initiatives at its first meeting in Abu Dhabi.
Revealed: how much UAE consumers spend online
New report says UAE shoppers are the biggest spenders online in the Middle East, North Africa and South Asia.
How to fast-track your brand - and why it matters
Benjamin Siggers founders James Siggers and Matthew Benjamin discuss.
UAE customers expect immediate help - new Avaya report
Four out of five UAE consumers want an immediate response from the organisations they contact.
Ericsson and Epiroc ink 5G and LTE deal to make mines safer
New deal will see increased use of LTE and 5G technology in mines.