economy

Dubai's du sees 74% rise in capex spend ahead of 5G launch
Net profits up in Q1 2019 despite falling revenue.
Dubai GDP continuing to climb
GDP grows 1.9%, adds US$108 billion in 2018.
How Saudi Arabia's female workforce is growing amid reforms
New data shows female labour force participation up to nearly 20%.
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.
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.