One-to-one: Dubai’s deputy leader gives a rare interview

One-to-one: Dubai’s deputy leader gives a rare interview

Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum: UAE Finance Minister and one of the world's top thoroughbred owners and breeders

Steve Wozniak: 'US would look like Dubai if it didn't spend all its money on military'

Steve Wozniak: 'US would look like Dubai if it didn't spend all its money on military'

One-on-one with the Apple co-founder, in which he talks Snowden, Dubai, artificial intelligence and aircraft hacking

Growing on instinct: Mohammed Al Barwani

Growing on instinct: Mohammed Al Barwani

From underwater mining to luxury yachts, Mohammed Al Barwani has interests in a staggering range of industries. The chairman of MB Holding explains how he built the firm from scratch to become a billion-dollar player

Sofa so good: UAE's Marina Home Interiors

Sofa so good: UAE's Marina Home Interiors

Marina Home Interiors has become one of the most high-profile furniture stores in the UAE over 18 years, thanks to an ever-growing and transient population, and now its three founding brothers are making their own move into markets across the world

Revealed: what makes Ivanka Trump tick

Revealed: what makes Ivanka Trump tick

Businesswoman, author, mother, model — and daughter of one of America’s most famous property developers — Ivanka Trump explains how she juggles her many roles

Building into the unknown: What is the business model behind Jeddah's plans for the world's tallest tower?

Building into the unknown: What is the business model behind Jeddah's plans for the world's tallest tower?

New York’s Empire State Building, London’s Shard and Dubai’s Burj Khalifa all had specific reasons to build their record-breaking towers, but faced difficult times making them a financial success. As Jeddah’s Kingdom Tower rises out of the ground, Mounib Hammoud, CEO of developer Jeddah Economic Company, is sticking fast to the age-old ‘build it and they will come’ philosophy

Supply and demand: Agility's Tarek Sultan

Supply and demand: Agility's Tarek Sultan

Agility has 100 times as many staff and 200 times as much revenue as it did when it was privatised in 1997 by the Kuwait government. Chairman Tarek Sultan explains what is next in store for the largest logistics group in the Gulf and why it is a strong example of successful privatisation

Picking up the pace: Lals Group's Jayant Ganwani

Picking up the pace: Lals Group's Jayant Ganwani

With interests in retail, luxury property and even poultry, Lals Group has come a long way since 1979, when it opened its first supermarket in Ajman. Chief executive Jayant Ganwani says that while the retail industry in Dubai has had a slow first quarter, Lals Group has its eyes on the rest of the Gulf.

The turnaround king: Zain's Sheikh Farhan

The turnaround king: Zain's Sheikh Farhan

Vicious competition and a saturated marketplace have made life tough for Saudi Arabia’s third mobile operator, Zain KSA. But the appointment last year of one of the kingdom’s top telecoms figures, Sheikh Farhan Al Faisal Al Jarbaa, has helped the firm turn its fortunes around

India’s National Stock Exchange continues to revolutionise the equities sector

India’s National Stock Exchange continues to revolutionise the equities sector

Chitra Ramakrishna leads one of the world’s most dominant stock markets, India’s National Stock Exchange, with a market capitalisation of nearly $1.6tr


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