finance

Etisalat profits up
UAE telecommunications company reports a profit of US$2.3bn on a revenue of US$14.26bn.
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.
UAE leads Middle East and Africa in startup funding
2018 saw a record number of 366 startup deals take place across MENA, amounting to US$893m of total investment.
Etisalat no. 2 public company in the UAE - Forbes Middle East
Forbes Middle East ranking based on total assets, net profits, market cap and revenues .
Liquid Telecom gets US$180m investment to help underserved communities in Africa
Investment from CDC Group will enable expanding broadband connectivity to communities across mainland Africa.