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AI Convergence in 4IR

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning are gaining a strong foothold across numerous applications, lowering the barriers to the use and availability of data (figure 1). From now on, AI will not only be relevant to just a few large

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Blockchain Technology Proves Its Point

Blockchain is playing its part in the unfolding Fourth Industrial Revolution.But this key technology – that powers and sustains Bitcoin – has yet to gain a solid foothold outside the cryptocurrency domain. The technology’s revolutionary powers and impact have been

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Maserati on Value Creation: Trident Badge and a Heady Rumble Mean Business, On the Road and In the Showroom

How many syllables would you like with your supercar? One? Porsche will do nicely. Two? Bentley, please. Three? Ferrari, of course. Four? Listen for the growl… When a 560 bhp 4.7-litre V8 engine coughs and rumbles to life, forget about

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RegTech to the Rescue

The banking and other parts of the financial services industry are undergoing an all-encompassing digital transformation. Soon, disruptive technologies will revolutionise the sector globally. Since the global crisis in 2008 there has been no shortage of new regulations. Banks have

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FMO: Unlocking Scale Potential of Green Bonds in India – Lessons from Global Markets

The global green bonds market has gone from strength to strength in recent years, with issuance for 2017 already exceeding $100bn, some $20bn more than the total issuance in 2016 and the first time this benchmark has been breached. According

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Werner Hoyer, President of the European Investment Bank (EIB): A Mostly Unseen Hand

In late-December, President Werner Hoyer of the European Investment Bank shared his experiences and insights with CFI.co chairman Tor Svensson and editor Wim Romeijn. He leads an institution more than twice as large as the World Bank, yet remains virtually

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Jury for AIM 2017 IPA Awards Receives Recognition

The six esteemed jury members for the AIM 2017’s Investment Promotion Agency (IPA) awards receives recognition for their kind support when the final winners results are presented at the gala ceremony at the Armani hotel at the The Burj Khalifa

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IREIS Conference: UAE Property Market in Phase of Optimistic Consolidation

The conference at the annual IREIS (International Real Estate & Investment Show) at the ADNEC centre in Abu Dhabi is typically stacked with high calibre speakers and thus gives investors a unique opportunity to gain valuable insights into property markets,

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Ten Guiding Principles to Encourage Foreign Direct Investment

Worldwide, foreign direct investment (FDI) volumes are shortly expected to breach the $3tn mark – representing fully 4% of the global GDP. Foreign direct investment and trade liberalisation, two faces of the same coin, are seen as key drivers of

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Annual Investment Meeting (AIM), Ministry of Economy, United Arab Emirates, 2015

AIM 2015, which was held from 30 March – 1 April at the Dubai international Convention and Exhibition Center, focused on ‘Sustainable Development through FDI Induced Innovation and Technology Transfer’. This was an important gathering of some of the world’s

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