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ACWA Power, a leading Saudi Arabian energy company, has found the ideal balance between commercial success and investing in the community

ACWA Power promotes social development of Saudi Arabia

ACWA Power, a leading Saudi Arabian energy company, has found the ideal balance between commercial success and investing in the community

For ACWA Power, it is not enough to provide clean water and electricity to people: the company is also concerned with the social and economic development of the communities in which it operates. Based in Saudi Arabia, it is an international developer, inv...

China’s so-called battle with pollution requires policymakers to put aside their ‘growth at all costs’ mentality and focus on mitigating climate change. But some are reluctant to join the fight

China tackles its air pollution, if a little reluctantly

China’s so-called battle with pollution requires policymakers to put aside their ‘growth at all costs’ mentality and focus on mitigating climate change. But some are reluctant to join the fight

Look out onto any one of China’s major metropolises and chances are you’ll be faced with a thick cloud of smog and throngs of passersby donning facemasks. This is the country’s ‘airpocalypse’, a phenomenon that has so far caused hundreds and tho...

Social media has revolutionised the way we communicate, relate and consume online. New figures reveal that women dominate the $1bn industry, by shopping and sharing more than men

Social media shoppers: how women are tweeting to the check-out

Social media has revolutionised the way we communicate, relate and consume online. New figures reveal that women dominate the $1bn industry, by shopping and sharing more than men

We have all seen the images: the shopping-crazed woman buying her eighth pair of shoes, while an exasperated male companion sits in a corner looking dejected. Stereotypes such as this one permeate the dialogue and influence how we think of ourselves as co...

ACWA Power, a leading Saudi Arabian energy company, has found the ideal balance between commercial success and investing in the community

ACWA Power promotes social development of Saudi Arabia

ACWA Power, a leading Saudi Arabian energy company, has found the ideal balance between commercial success and investing in the community

China tackles its air pollution, if a little reluctantly

China’s so-called battle with pollution requires policymakers to put aside their ‘growth at all costs’ mentality and focus on mitigating climate change. But some are reluctant to join the fight

Twin listing Seplat could seriously boost Nigeria’s energy industry

Nigeria’s energy sector is on the verge of something big, but government restrictions on foreign companies and issues with oil theft are complicating business. Now, a local resource company is set to take on the multi-billion dollar oil fields

Stability has returned to the global economy, although the sovereign debt crisis has left a marked impact on the credit quality of European Corporates

European corporates continue to falter

Stability has returned to the global economy, although the sovereign debt crisis has left a marked impact on the credit quality of European Corporates

Glencore sells Peruvian copper mine for $6bn

Glencore Xstrata’s Las Bambas project in Peru is set to go to a Chinese consortium and fetch almost $6bn in cash for the Anglo-Swiss multinational

Aluminium premiums soar towards record heights

The increase in metal production and subsequent lowering of price, in conjunction with high energy costs and hoarding investors, leaves the metal market bare

The recent turmoil in emerging markets, starting from the US Federal Reserve’s decision to taper off its bond purchases and culminating in Russia’s position on Ukraine, has brought to the fore the issue of risk aversion

IronFX explores impact of risk aversion on currency markets

The recent turmoil in emerging markets, starting from the US Federal Reserve’s decision to taper off its bond purchases and culminating in Russia’s position on Ukraine, has brought to the fore the issue of risk aversion

HotForex: on a mission to become the most reliable forex broker | Video

World Finance interviews George Koumandaris, CEO of HotForex, to find out what the company is doing to achieve its mission of becoming the most reliable broker in the industry

Markos Kashiouris on the evolution of the forex market | Iron FX | Video

World Finance interviews Markos Kashiouris, Chairman and CEO of IronFX, about how the forex market has evolved over the past five years

QIB sprearheads innovation in Islamic banking products

Qatar Islamic Bank – the first Islamic bank in Qatar – is constantly focused on developing new and innovative Islamic banking products and services

Acting CEO to drive innovation and growth at Qatar First Bank

The newly appointed Acting CEO of Qatar First Bank, Ahmad Meshari, is one of the most influential names in Islamic finance, and looks set to lead the firm on to unprecedented success

Bank Nizwa prospers as Oman embraces Islamic banking

As the first Islamic finance institution in the country, Bank Nizwa is leading the way in opening up the promising Omani market for customers and investors alike

Social media has revolutionised the way we communicate, relate and consume online. New figures reveal that women dominate the $1bn industry, by shopping and sharing more than men

Social media shoppers: how women are tweeting to the check-out

Social media has revolutionised the way we communicate, relate and consume online. New figures reveal that women dominate the $1bn industry, by shopping and sharing more than men

Mozilla releases $33 smartphone for India

Firefox is hoping its low-cost smartphone will appeal to first-time buyers and bridge India’s connectivity gap

HP to sue Deloitte over Autonomy deal

Electronics giant set to sue UK auditor over its work on disastrous $11bn acquisition of Autonomy