Wearable technology has taken off globally, but Deloitte says the Middle East will likely come late to the game.
GCC residents are becoming more health conscious, according to a survey conducted by Zarca Interactive.
Broader open sky deals could increase Middle East intraregional passenger traffic by 30%, according to a World Bank report.
United Bank plans to increase loans available to SMEs to EGP 1.5 billion, according to the chairman.
National Bank of Egypt plans to issue dollar-denominated bonds to raise up to USD 1 billion, the chairman said.
Insurance premiums surpassed USD28 billion last year, according to reinsurance giant Swiss Re.
Petrochemical projects have been hit by gas shortages, but Egypt is determined to move ahead with plans to develop the industry, the oil minister told Zawya.
Hospitality management firm Rotana is looking to expand in Africa and has no plans in the near future for an initial public offering, a senior official told Zawya.
Loan growth is stabilizing after two robust years for the economy, but mortgage lending could re-energise the Saudi banking sector.
Foreign investors are expected to inject USD 96 billion in the Middle East and North Africa this year, a 17% increase over 2013, despite continuing instability in some parts of the region.