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Aranca client - The Wall Street Journal
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Aranca Client - Techcrunch
Aranca Client - Live Mint
  1. Aranca Client - Livemint
  2. Aranca Client - Kaleej Times
    Diwali comes early for jewellery retailers

    covered by Khaleej Times

    Jewellery retailers in the UAE are optimistic that the recent drop in gold prices will spur their sales in the ongoing festive season.

  3. National Logo
    India's biggest tax reform since its independence still need tweaks

    covered by The National

    Despite a raft of changes to India's new goods and services tax (GST), economists and businesses say further amendments to the taxation regime are needed as companies continue to grapple with the biggest tax reform since the South Asian nation gained independence in 1947.

  4. Aranca Client - ET Tech
    How India can make cryptocurrencies mainstream

    covered by ET Tech

    Japan recently became the first country to regulate cryptocurrencies; the US is quickly laying down regulatory guidelines as well, the UK and Australia continue to work on the formalities, while China has recently banned the ICOs.

  5. Aranca Client - Quartz India
  6. American Recy
    Recyclability of Electric Vehicle Batteries Scrutinized

    covered by American Recycler

    Faced with high energy costs, environmental concerns by consumers and government regulatory measures, the world’s leading automakers are embracing new technological advancements to make today’s vehicles more fuel efficient and environmentally friendly than ever before.

  7. Aranca Client - The Licensing
  8. Economic Times
    Checking online content on terror a tough call now

    covered by Economic Times

    In 2014, a 19-year-old US citizen Asher Abid Khan was planning to go to Syria to fight for the ISIS. Media reports said he was exposed to propaganda videos through Facebook which encourages people from across the world to fight in Syria. 

  9. Aranca Client - Livemint
  10. Aranca Client - Kaleej Times
    VAT IN UAE: Dubai to remain city of gold

    covered by Khaleej Times

    Dubai will continue to shine as the 'city of gold' and its position as a preferred destination for gold and jewellery purchase would not be affected by the implementation of value added tax (VAT), industry experts and jewellery retailers said.

  11. Aranca Client - Livemint
  12. Economic Times
  13. Cirulli
    Mixed messages on fund changes

    covered by Cerulli

    Recently the regulators for securities market in UAE and Saudi have revamped the rules and regulations governing the investment funds.While the new regulations (IFRs) in UAE have brought several welcome changes for the domestic funds, they have imposed fresh obstacles for the entry of foreign funds in the country.

  14. Economic Times
    Here is how Indian techies are minting a fortune in bitcoins

    covered by Economic Times

    When 32-year-old Harshad Gawde first invested in bitcoins in 2013, he couldn't have expected the returns from it to sponsor an all-India tour, beginning with a six-month trip through Roopkund hills in Uttarakhand. He will be living off $15 daily payouts from that investment. 

  15. Aranca Client - Kaleej Times
    Is it right time to go bullish on bullion?

    covered by Khaleej Times

    Geopolitical risks and uncertainty related to US President Donald Trump's ability to carry out his election pledges may drive gold prices towards $1,300 (Dh4,784) per ounce level in 2017, market strategists said.

  16. Aranca Client - Forbes
    Factories Of The Future Need AI To Survive And Compete

    covered by Forbes

    Today’s consumers are pickier than ever. They want customized, personalized and unique products over standardized ones and prefer local, smaller producers over large-scale global manufacturers.

  17. Aranca Client - Livemint
  18. Aranca Client - India Business Journal
    A Case for Reducing Policy Rates in India

    covered by Indian Business Journal

    The Indian media has been abuzz with the RBI’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) discussion on a proposed reduction in interest rates for the Indian economy.

  19. Aranca Client - The Economic Times
    No space for e-waste on the GST rate list

    covered by Economic Times

    In spite of India generating 1.85 million tonne of electronic waste annually and being ranked among the top five countries of e-waste generation, e-waste has not been categorized separately under the new GST regime. 

  20. Aranca Client - Special Chem
    Latest Advances in Rubber Additives!

    covered by Special Chem

    The increased rubber consumption has fueled the research for improving its properties in various sectors, consequently leading to great advancements in rubber additive market.

  21. Aranca Client - CPI Financial
    Investing in Saudi's consumer staples

    covered by CPI Financials

    Consumer staples, prized for their slow but steady growth in investment portfolios, are generating higher alpha than ever before. They've not only been more resilient to the usual market headwinds but also have tremendous potential to grow, bolstered by technological disruptors and a growing consumer base among the world ís emerging market middle class.

  22. Aranca Client - Special Chem
  23. Aranca Client - Health Care Technologies
    The Internet of Medical Things

    covered by http://www.healthcaretechnologies.com/the-internet-of-medical-things

    A healthcare application of IoT technologies, the concept of Internet of Medical Things (IoMT) envisions a network of connected devices that sense vital data in real time. 

  24. Aranca Client - Telecomlead
  25. Aranca Client - TVN
    Unlimited Data: The Power of the Internet of Things

    covered by True Viral News

    The Internet of Things (IoT) is most commonly conceived of in the consumer space as a luxury asset; these pieces of technology make living easier by automating or streamlining day to day tasks. But for businesses, IoT technology represents an opportunity to integrate every facet of their operations, bringing contextualized data to decision-makers from assets that were previously “dumb.” And it’s becoming absolutely essential to remaining competitive.

  26. Aranca Client - Kaleej Times
    India GST: A boon for UAE jewellers

    covered by Khaleej Times

    The UAE gold jewellers are gearing up not only for the festive season but also to handle excess demand from India after the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) of three per cent from July 1.

  27. Aranca Client - APN News
  28. Aranca Client - Omnexus
  29. Aranca Client - News Dog
    Google India-BCG Report Forecasts Online Travel Market Trends For 2020

    covered by Newsdog

    A recent Google India-BCG report has projected the overall Indian travel market to reach $48 Bn by 2020 at a CAGR of 11%-11.5%. In May 2016, this number had been predicted at $40 Bn, as per an IBEF report. According to IBEF, the online travel market alone is expected to account for around 40%-50% of the total transactions by 2020.

  30. Aranca Client - Balkan Bussiness Wire
  31. Aranca Client - Toronto Buss Daily
    Automotive industry dynamics poised to change as vehicles get smarter

    covered by Toronto Business Daily

    In today's world, our cars are becoming a lot more like computers. Automakers are working in tandem with technology companies to put more smart features and advanced technologies under the hood and on the dashboard of the modern vehicle. The self-driving vehicle invasion is only part of this diverse landscape of new tech tools for the automotive industry.

  32. Aranca Client - Manufacturing Business Technology
    4 Ways To Get The Best ROI On Supplier Satisfaction Surveys

    covered by Manufacturing Business Technology

    It is not rocket science to understand that supplier or vendor satisfaction primarily helps drive business prosperity downstream and ensures optimal quality, performance and cost of products and services, in turn influencing customer satisfaction.Now, the next step is to know what and how to ask your vendors to get the most out of your supplier satisfaction programs.

  33. Aranca Client - Balkan Bussiness Wire
  34. Aranca Client - Balkan Bussiness Wire
  35. Aranca Client - Omnexus
  36. Aranca Client - Toronto Buss Daily
  37. Aranca Client - VC Circle
    Quikr’s quick-fire acquisitions: Is it time to consolidate now?

    covered by VC Circle

    When cross-category classifieds company Quikr announced the acquisition of home services startup Zimmber earlier this month, it marked the Bangalore-based firm’s tenth buyout in less than two-and-a-half years.

  38. Aranca Client - Balkan Bussiness Wire
    Albania could see economic boost with rise of tourism, analyst says

    covered by Balkan Business Wire

    Some experts looking at the economic future of Albania feel that better accommodation of the country's travel and tourism industries could mean substantial improvements in the national economy and a path toward more vibrant markets.

  39. Aranca Client - Reuters
  40. Aranca Client - Manufacturing Business Technology
  41. Aranca Client - Livemint
  42. Aranca Client - Toronto Buss Daily
    Toronto real estate tax could fail to hit mark, analyst says

    covered by Toronto Business Daily

    A protectionist move by officials in Ontario seeks to deal with high housing demand and a potential real estate bubble, but analyst Priti Agarwal believes the controversial step is only a band-aid.

  43. Aranca Client - huffpost
  44. Aranca Client - Balkan Bussiness Wire
    INSTAT marks five-year high in Albanian economic performance

    covered by Balkan Business Wire

    New numbers from the Albanian Official Institute of Statistics (INSTAT) show over 3 percent GDP growth for 2016, with exports spiking 16 percent in the fourth quarter of the year.

  45. Aranca Client - Livemint
  46. Aranca Client - IDG Connect
  47. Aranca Client - VC Circle
  48. Aranca Client - Bloomberg
  49. Aranca Client - Balkan Bussiness Wire
    Greece may need debt salvation, analyst says

    covered by Balkan Business Wire

    Greece faces a big deadline in June 5 when the Greek government hopes to repay over $300 billion to the International Monetary Fund (IMF). 

  50. Aranca Client - VC Circle
    Is this Flipkart’s last fundraise on road to IPO?

    covered by VC Circle

    India’s largest e-commerce company Flipkart’s recent fundraise of $1.4 billion (around Rs 9,000 crore), the biggest-ever in the country’s burgeoning consumer internet sector, has undoubtedly filled its coffers for now, but it also begs some important questions. 

  51. Aranca Client - Asia Times
    Investors place their bets on a Macau turnaround

    covered by Asia Times

    People are doubling down on casino stocks as the gambling enclave shows signs of a making a positive shift after reporting that gaming revenues grew at the fastest pace in three years.

  52. Aranca Client - Bne Intellinews
    Agrokor giant brought down by addiction to junk debt

    covered by Bne IntelliNews

    Creditors of Croatia’s Agrokor have appointed a turnaround expert to lead the heavily indebted Balkan food and retail giant out of its financial crisis, potentially ending the four-decade rule of founder Ivica Todoric.

  53. Aranca Client - Medical Travel Today
  54. Aranca Client - VC Circle
    Does Truecaller have false hopes of making a dent in payments space?

    covered by VCCircle

    Close on the heels of Samsung introducing its mobile payments service, caller-identification app Truecaller has followed suit with the launch of Truecaller Pay as it looks to leverage its enormous user base to cash in on the government’s digitisation push.

  55. Aranca Client - Balkan Bussiness Wire
  56. Aranca Client - Omnexus
    Plastics Reshaping Wearable Medical Devices

    covered by Omnexus Special Chem

    Metals and ceramics are prevalent in the medical industry. However, the unique properties of polymeric materials and their blends exhibit potential as better replacements for conventional materials.

  57. Aranca Client - VC Circle
  58. Aranca Client - Newsweek
  59. Aranca Client - Manufacturing Business Technology
  60. Aranca Client - Reuters
    A new breed of sovereign wealth fund - without the wealth

    covered by Reuters

    Once the preserve of rich oil exporters or nations with trade surpluses, like Norway, Kuwait and Singapore, an unlikely new breed of sovereign wealth fund is emerging - in countries with large deficits and deep debt.

  61. Aranca Client - Business Standard
    A new breed of sovereign wealth fund - without the wealth

    covered by Business Standard

    Once the preserve of rich oil exporters or nations with trade surpluses, like Norway, Kuwait and Singapore, an unlikely new breed of sovereign wealth fund is emerging - in countries with large deficits and deep debt.

  62. Aranca Client - Gulf News Journal
  63. Aranca Client - Balkan Bussiness Wire
    Balkan retail giant Agrokor in trouble

    covered by Balkan Business Wire

    A Balkan supermarket chain Agrokor which employs 40,000 people in Croatia, also has thousands of workers in neighboring Bosnia and Serbia is encountering financial trouble.

  64. Aranca Client - Livemint
  65. Aranca Client - Livemint
  66. Aranca Client - Business Review
    How to mitigate the impact of Brexit through sound procurement practice

    covered by Business Review Europe

    While uncertainty about the UK’s decision to leave the European Union may be abating, the slew of changes it entails in everything from exchange rates and laws governing contracts to logistics and trade rules are forcing companies to reconsider their procurement strategies.

  67. Aranca Client - IP Watchdog
    How ‘The Donald’ Does Intellectual Property

    covered by IPwatchdog

    Donald Trump, the 45th President of the United States managed to get elected based at least in part on his real or perceived success as a businessman. He achieved this reputation in part by licensing his “Trump” brand name—a kind of intellectual property—to third parties.

  68. Aranca Client - Bio Portfolio
  69. Aranca Client - Energy Digital Uk
  70. Aranca Client - The Economic Times
  71. Aranca Client - ET Tech
  72. Aranca Client - The Licensing
    The Resurgence of Patent Pools in Today’s Marketplace—Part 1

    covered by The Licensing Journal

    This is Part 1 of a three-part article. Parts 2 and 3 of this article will expand on the topic of patent pools, further defining the patent landscape in and out of these pools in their respective industries, which will allow for comment on their activities.

  73. Aranca Client - Balkan Bussiness Wire
    Bulgaria, Serbia work toward creating gas pipeline interconnect

    covered by Balkan Business Wire

    A new gas pipeline linking the Bulgarian capital, Sofia with the Serbian city of Nis could have a beneficial impact on local economies and help the two nations to be less reliant on Russian oil. 

  74. Aranca Client - Balkan Bussiness Wire
    Montenegro government feels backlash over financing plan

    covered by Balkan Business Wire

    Montenegro opposition parties are responding negatively to a plan by the government of Prime Minister Dusko Markovic to adopt a draft budget for this year that would include new loans to cover a shortfall of about $481 million.

  75. Aranca Client - Gulf News Journal
    Omani city bullish on China shops

    covered by Gulf News Journal

    The new Chinese shopping center in Salalah, Oman, offers more than 250 businesses, including a children's play area, a water fountain and a food court, but the country’s second-largest city hopes the center is just the first piece in a much-larger economic picture.

  76. Aranca Client - Livemint
  77. Aranca Client - Gulf News Journal
    Dubai property companies gild welcome mat for buyers

    covered by Gulf News Journal

    For the past few years, Dubai property companies have made concessions to buyers to entice them into new homes built in a burgeoning real estate market, and now there's more reason to believe buyers are in the driver’s seat.

  78. Aranca Client - Gulf News Journal
    Understanding employment picture is no easy job

    covered by Gulf News Journal

    It said 98 percent of professionals in the Middle East are looking for jobs.The reality is much simpler. Most of that surprisingly high percentage includes anyone looking for a new job even if it's simply checking job opportunities on an internet portal.

  79. Aranca Client - Gulf News Journal
    Salaries the latest casualty in Yemen conflict

    covered by Gulf News Journal

    The ongoing civil war in Yemen has caused immeasurable pain and heartache, from the thousands of lost lives to the approximately 20 million residents in desperate need of food or other aid.

  80. Aranca Client - Gulf News Journal
    Saudi cuts expected in wake of oil downturn

    covered by Gulf News Journal

    Saudi Arabia might cut as much as half of its planned projects this year following a historic drop in oil prices, according to a Reuters report.

  81. Aranca Client - Gulf News Journal
    Diversification -- not oil -- fuels Dubai

    covered by Gulf News Journal

    The downturn in oil prices and other financial pressures in the GCC have not slowed economic growth in Dubai, a crown jewel of the UAE that continues to draw on a vibrant tourism base and diversify the country away from independence on fossil fuels.

  82. Aranca Client - ET Tech
    What 2017 looks like for start-up valuations

    covered by ET Tech

    Several dominant consumer driven tech-startups (such as e-commerce portals, food-tech sites, online marketplaces, and aggregators) enjoyed soaring valuations.

  83. Aranca Client - The Licensing
  84. Aranca Client - Gulf News Journal
    Gulf states see their future in education

    covered by Gulf News Journal

    Gulf state members of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) are spending $150 billion a year on education, the GCC Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry recently determined.

  85. Aranca Client - Gulf News Journal
    Oil recovery credited with bump in Qatar GDP

    covered by Gulf News Journal

    Recently released figures show some gains in Qatar’s projected GDP during the third quarter of 2016 -- an estimated 3.7 percent year-over-year growth. Officials estimate that, factoring in constant prices, the country's gross domestic product rose 3.6 percent from second-quarter figures. 

  86. Aranca Client - Gulf News Journal
    Saudi fund seen as investing in UAE utility through back door

    covered by Gulf News Journal

    Saudi leaders recently appeared to an about-face on a deal to invest a large sum of money with the United Arab Emirates, as the sovereign wealth fund prepared to buy a significant stake in the UAE utility company Utico.

  87. Aranca Client - Gulf News Journal
    Saudi Arabia wrestles with cybercrime in social media era

    covered by Gulf News Journal

    In Saudi Arabia, the full spectrum of issues surrounding cybercrime tangles with traditional attitudes about moral values to create quite a complex navigational field for social media users.

  88. Aranca Client - CNBC
  89. Aranca Client - Reuters
    Rosneft purchase leads $82 billion spree by sovereign investors in 2016

    covered by Reuters

    Qatar's purchase of a stake in Russian oil company Rosneft last month crowned a year of mega-acquisitions by sovereign investors in 2016, with total deal value rising 22 percent to $82 billion whilst the number of transactions held steady.

  90. Aranca Client - Gulf News Journal
    Dubai South project promises economic boost

    covered by Gulf News Journal

    UAE officials say a new project called Dubai South will create a half million jobs and fulfill the financial needs of more than a million urban residents.

  91. Aranca Client - Fund Selector Asia
  92. Aranca Client - Gulf News Journal
  93. Aranca Client - Gulf News Journal
  94. Aranca Client - Business Line
    Online traffic has grown in aviation since demonetisation

    covered by The Hindu Business Line

    India’s online travel segment is expected to grow 17.8 per cent during 2013–2016E, outperforming the overall travel market by six percentage points. Online travel (online gross bookings) now constitutes an estimated 41 per cent of the overall Indian travel market, according to global research and analytics company Aranca.

  95. Aranca Client - Gulf News Journal
  96. Aranca Client - Gulf News Journal
    Reuters discusses Dubai's spending on infrastructure

    covered by Gulf News Journal

    Observing the efforts of countries around the world to keep up their infrastructure, experts are noticing that these kinds of investments tend to pay off very well.

  97. Aranca Client - Gulf News Journal
    Dubai receives high innovation rating for recent efforts

    covered by Gulf News Journal

    To visitors in downtown Dubai, the results of rapid innovation are evident: smart city infrastructure blinks behind glass windows. On central Mohammad Bin Rashid Boulevard, free driverless cars patrol the streets, ready to give pedestrians a lift.

  98. Aranca Client - Gulf News Journal
    Oman to reap revenues from new VAT system

    covered by Gulf News Journal

    As GCC countries start looking at the real impact of the coming Value Added Tax (VAT), planned for the beginning of 2018, the country of Oman is realizing that it may have quite a lot of extra revenues to manage even as financial pressures threaten the region.

  99. Aranca Client - Gulf News Journal
    AAOIFI promotes centralized sharia boards

    covered by Gulf News Journal

    Earlier this month, at the annual conference of the Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic Finance Institutions (AAOIFI), participants looked at a preliminary study for centralized sharia boards in order to regulate finances in GCC nations.

  100. Aranca Client - Inc42
  101. Aranca Client - World of Chemicals
    Article - Sector View: Solvents VOC

    covered by World Of Chemicals

    In place since the 1970s, regulations limiting Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) emissions in paint & coating products are getting stricter. Enforced by agencies such as the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in the US and legislations like the Registration, Evaluation and Authorization of Chemicals (REACH) in the EU, they are meant to limit the use of organic chemical compounds that are harmful to human health and contribute significantly to atmospheric ozone depletion as well as global carbon

  102. Aranca Client - Gulf News Journal
    Qatar raises select government salaries

    covered by Gulf News Journal

    Under pressure from lower oil prices, the Gulf Coast country of Qatar is increasing pay for a range of government employees.A Nov. 7 press release shows the government is poised to make substantial increases, even doubling some government salaries.The move comes after a series of cutbacks and layoffs in the country within the last couple of years, including the downsizing of 1,000 foreign workers at Qatar Petroleum.What is the context for the current salary

  103. Aranca Client - Manufacturing Business Technology
    What Trump Presidency May Mean For Manufacturing?

    covered by Manufacturing Business Technology

    Following a protectionist policy alone will not help the US in the long run as the global shifts in manufacturing will always follow both demand dynamics and cost advantages. Intense lobbying is expected in early 2017 between the Corporate America and the Trump administration, and a compromise solution is the one that is most likely to emerge. 

  104. Aranca Client - Quartz India
  105. Aranca Client - ET CIO
    Artificial Intelligence: Breaking new grounds

    covered by ETCio.com

    Artificial Intelligence evokes a whole gamut of reactions. The cinematic world has been taking unrestrained creative liberty for ages. Such ambiguities that hound artificial intelligence (AI) clearly stem from an inherent lack of understanding of its root concepts. Interestingly, in one form or the other, the human race is already surrounded with AI. The era of Artificial Intelligence has begun.

  106. Aranca Client - Gulf News Journal
    Dubai, Turin team up for sustainable business development

    covered by Gulf News Journal

    Leaders in Dubai are getting help with sustainable energy goals and ecological business plans from a partner on the other side of the Mediterranean.An Oct. 23 press release shows the secretary general of Dubai GEP, Fahad Al Gergawi, and an Italian official, Turin’s Mayor Chiara Appendino, in a Dubai location to sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) that moves forward collaborative goals between the two economies.

  107. Aranca Client - IDG Connect
    How biometrics is changing Latin American banking

    covered by IDG Connect

    In Brazil you can go to an ATM and withdraw cash with just your fingerprint. The tech has been around for a while and has changed the way Brazilians are banking. They are not the only ones. Bankingtech.com recently reported that Nequi, a financial mobile banking service from Bancolombia, has become the first in Colombia to deploy mobile biometrics for authentication. 

  108. Aranca Client - The Economic Times
    City Airport may Let You Enter with Your Aadhaar

    covered by Economic times

    Have an Aadhaar card? Jump the queues at the airport.Bangalore International Airport is preparing to introduce biometric screening at entry for holders of India’s digital identity numbers, the first step in adding a layer of security and efficiency at one of the country’s busiest airports.

  109. Aranca Client - ET Tech
  110. Aranca Client - ET CIO
    Bengaluru airport to use Aadhaar for biometric entry

    covered by ET CIO

    Bangalore International Airport is preparing to introduce biometric screening at entry for holders of India’s digital identity numbers, the first step in adding a layer of security and efficiency at one of the country’s busiest airports.

  111. Aranca Client - Yahoo Finance
    Stocks could drop after the vote, no matter who wins

    covered by Yahoo Finance

    Hang on, investors. Stocks may be headed for some bumps after the presidential race is decided, and that could happen regardless of who wins the loud, crazy and unpredictable campaign.The market may be in for an election correction that's fairly common when an incumbent president isn't on the ballot.

  112. Aranca Client - Gulf News Journal
    Saudi oil production falls from record highs

    covered by Gulf News Journal

    A Reuters article from Oct. 18 shows exports of crude oil from Saudi Arabia fell from 7.6 million barrels per day to 7.3 million barrels per day in the month of July.The numbers come from information materials provided by Saudi Arabia as a member of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC).The report also shows that Saudi Arabia’s oil inventories peaked one year ago, and that crude inventories have decreased since then. Domestic r

  113. Aranca Client - Fnb News
    Bakery ingredients used for quality, shelf life

    covered by Ingredients South Asia

    MATERIALS used in bakeries are known as bakery ingredients. They include bases (flours of various kinds), additives (emulsifying agents, sweeteners, etc.) and enhancers (gar- nishes, flavours, flavour enhancers, etc.). These ingredients improve protein content and aeration and help maintain the freshness of baked foods. Baked products include foods such as bread, biscuits, cookies, cakes, pizzas, pies, pastries, doughnuts, tarts and frozen baked products.

  114. Aranca Client - Gulf News Journal
    Can Egypt handle IMF loan?

    covered by Gulf News Journal

    With inflation in the high teens, and other factors putting pressure on the national economy, the country of Egypt has pursued a plan to take out a $12 billion loan from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) -- and the eventual resolution of this deal is coming soon.Reports released earlier this month show that IMF leaders still have to deliberate on some aspects of the plan to lend Egypt a sum of money that, by any

  115. Aranca Client - Computing Uk
    Is it time to dump the cloud and go on-premises?

    covered by Computing UK

    With price rises from cloud providers including Microsoft and others, and huge potential fines when the GDPR comes into force, is it time to re-examine the decision to go cloud?

  116. Aranca Client - Healthcare Executive
    India’s Healthcare Sector : More Mergers and Acquisitions in the Future

    covered by Healthcare Executive

    India is a complicated place in which to do business, particularly in the healthcare sector. When it comes to mergers and acquisitions, it’s not unlike Monopoly: the more assets a company has, the more valuable they are. Despite cultural differences and language barriers, however, every forward-thinking company needs to consider merging with another company, or acquiring a competitor in order to grow. Healthcare is in bigger demand than ever; thanks to urbanisation and a g

  117. Aranca Client - Gulf News Journal
    Oman Ministry of Commerce and Industry evaluates domestic goods production

    covered by Gulf News Journal

    Recent efforts by the Oman Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MoCI) aim to promote the local production of goods, in an attempt to improve the national economy.A Sept. 19 announcement of a study program by the agency describes its purpose as such: “to reduce import (sic) and boost local production.”The ministry undertakes this effort in partnership with the Gulf Organization for Industrial Consulting.In the study, which is titled "Domestic Resources of the Sultanate of

  118. Aranca Client - Gulf News Journal
    Private health care in Oman expands to address unmet demand

    covered by Gulf News Journal

    The Gulf Coast nation of Oman is seeing a rise in private health care services, the result of efforts to expand domestic health care systems to meet demand. New private facilities are changing a medical landscape that has been dominated by government-funded medical infrastructure.A Sept. 18 story in Business Today discusses new hospitals opening up in the city of Muscat and other central areas of Oman, calling the move an “aggressive expansion” pla

  119. Aranca Client - Gulf News Journal
    Oman focuses on improving domestic trade

    covered by Gulf News Journal

    Wednesday, Oct 5, 2016 Recent efforts by the Oman Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MoCI) are aimed at promoting the local production of goods, in an attempt to improve the national economy.A Sept. 19 announcement of a study program by the agency describes its purpose: “to reduce import (sic) and boost local production.”The ministry undertakes this effort in partnership with the Gulf Organization for Industrial Consulting.

  120. Aranca Client - Reuters
    Empire State stake, Melbourne port among Q3 sovereign fund acquisitions

    covered by Reuters

    LONDON, Oct 3 An Australian port and a stake in the Empire State Building's operator were among assets acquired by sovereign investors such as wealth funds and state pension funds in the third quarter of 2016, with deals totalling $21.2 billion.The combined value of deals was up 38 percent from the previous quarter, helped by a handful of jumbo-sized transactions in the infrastructure, energy and real estate segments, although the number of direct investments fell to 35 from 43 in

  121. Aranca Client - LD Export
    Dubai’s medical sector keeps on growing

    covered by idexportgulfnews

    With a 13% annual growth in Dubai medical sector by 2021 and an investment of over US$272.2 million last year, Dubai Health Authority (DHA) expects to welcome around 1.3 million medical tourists to the emirate within the next five years[1]. Details released by the Dubai Statistic Centre (DSC) show that Dubai’s 26 hospitals, both private and government, received nearly 630,831 health tourists last year, of which 298,359 were foreigners who came from abroad, accounting for nearly 46 per cent of the t

  122. Aranca Client - ET Energyworld
    Could Privatization Be the Key to India's Oil Production Self-sufficiency?

    covered by ET EnergyWorld

    Hoping to boost domestic oil reserves as well as reduce dependency on imports, the Indian Government is opening up 67 oilfields across the country — including 12 small oilfields from the eastern state of Assam — to foreign investments, hoping to make the country more self-sufficient in meeting its demand for oil.As locals boycott the decision — calling it unfair exploitation — some question whether privatization really is the best move toward fulfilling India’s long-term o

  123. Aranca Client - Travel & Tour
    Dubai expecting13% annual growth in medical tourism by 2021

    covered by Travel and Tour World

    Dubai is all set to provide medical tourism to its global community. In coming years, this cosmopolitan city expects an annual growth of 13 million medical tourists surpassing previous records. As per the statistics released by Dubai Statistic Center or DSC, 26 hospitals in this modern city did 46 percent of its business last year via foreign tourists who majorly belonged from the Asian countries. Dubai medical facilities and different vendors are trying to maintain and develop its

  124. Aranca Client - Hoteller Middle East
    13% annual growth in Dubai medical sector by 2021

    covered by HotelierMiddleEast.com

    Dubai progresses in its vision to grow its health care system to the point where it offers medical tourism to the global communityDubai authorities have said that with an investment of over US$272.2 million last year, they expect to welcome around 1.3 million medical tourists to the emirate within the next five years, according to local media.Foreign guests accounted for 46% of business last year for Dubai's 26 hospitals, while details released by the Dubai Statistic Centre

  125. Aranca Client - Arabian Industy
    13% annual growth in Dubai medical sector by 2021

    covered by Arabian Industry

    Dubai progresses in its vision to grow its health care system to the point where it offers medical tourism to the global communityDubai authorities have said that with an investment of over US$272.2 million last year, they expect to welcome around 1.3 million medical tourists to the emirate within the next five years, according to local media.Foreign guests accounted for 46% of business last year for Dubai's 26 hospitals, while details released by the Dubai Statistic Centre

  126. Aranca Client - Gulf News Journal
    Dubai planning for 13% annual growth in medical sector until 2021

    covered by Gulf News Journal

    In a region that's quickly modernizing, one of the Gulf area's primary cosmopolitan cities, Dubai, is determined to grow its health care system to the point where it offers medical tourism to the global community.Dubai authorities are announcing that with an investment of over $272.2 million last year, they expect to welcome around 1.3 million medical tourists within the next five years.As far as revenues, Dubai officials are looking for an increase of 13 percent every

  127. Aranca Client - Portfolio Advisor
    When could China onshore bonds be included on global indices?

    covered by Portfolio-Advisor

    Three global indices are considering including China's onshore bonds on their indices, which has the potential for strong capital inflows. Talks are underway between China and three key global bond benchmark indices – JP Morgan Global Government Bond Index, Barclays Capital Global Aggregate Bond Index and Citi World Government Bond Index to include onshore bonds after the mainland authorities relaxed fules for foreign participation in the China interbank bond market (CIBM) in May.Standard C

  128. Aranca Client - Fund Selector Asia
    When could China onshore bonds be included on global indices?

    covered by Fund Selector Asia

    Three global indices are considering including China's onshore bonds on their indices, which has the potential for strong capital inflows. Talks are underway between China and three key global bond benchmark indices – JP Morgan Global Government Bond Index, Barclays Capital Global Aggregate Bond Index and Citi World Government Bond Index to include onshore bonds after the mainland authorities relaxed fules for foreign participation in the China interbank bond market (CIBM) in May. S

  129. Aranca Client - Gulf News Journal
    Report cites job stability, higher wages for Saudi workers

    covered by Gulf News Journal

    In a time when the Saudi economy is struggling with lower oil prices while taking on ambitious energy and economic projects, there is some glimmer of light for Saudi workers, particularly native citizens. A study by the Korn Ferry Hay Group shows big increases across the board for salaries in some industries, such as high technology and transportation and logistics. Another major factor in the study was the finding that over half of Saudi nationals

  130. Aranca Client - Fnb News
    Evolution & future scenario - Thai Nutrition Labelling

    covered by Food & Beverage News

    Introduction: Thailand has earned a good reputation in the global food market and is advancing towards becoming a global leader in food production and exports. Darsh Lathia from Aranca presents his views on the evolution of nutrition Labelling in Thailand.  Read more - http://www.aranca.com/download...

  131. Aranca Client - The Economic Times
    nuTonomy beats the likes of Google and Uber by launching world's first self-driving taxi service

    covered by Economic Times Print Edition

    BENGALURU: A three-year-old Singapore-based startup called nuTonomy has stolen the thunder from the likes of Google and Apple, Ford and General Motors, Uber and Lyft, by launching the world's first self-driving taxi service last week.  Founded by two Massachusetts Institute of Technology researchers, Karl Iagnemma and Emilio Frazzoli, the transportation and automotive technology firm has 50 PhD scholars and experienced scientists. ET spoke to the firm's leaders and expert

  132. Aranca Client - ET Tech
    Driverless cars: The world is up for it, India isn't

    covered by ET Tech

    Google and Apple have great ambitions for the space. Ford plans to get a model on the road by 2021. General Motors pumped in $500 million into ride sharing app Lyft to get a toehold. Uber will pilot its service in Pittsburgh in the United States later this month. Driverless cars -- especially self-driving taxis -- have giants from the auto and tech industry licking their chops.

  133. Aranca Client - The Times of India
    NuTonomics & the Future of Driving

    covered by Times of India

    A three-year-old Singapore based startup called NuTonomy has stolen the thunder from the likes of Google and Apple, Ford and General Motors, Uber and Lyft - NuTonomy launched the world's first self-driving taxi service last week.

  134. Aranca Client - Green Area
    Saudi Arabia working on renewable energy projects for Vision 2030

    covered by Green Area

    As part of Saudi Arabia’s bold new plan to modernize the kingdom, known as Vision 2030, the Saudi Electricity Company (SEC) is taking steps to identify sites for renewable energy projects within the country. An Aug. 14 press release shows the SEC has started looking at developing plans to implement new energy projects in such areas as Al-Jouf and Rafha. There’s also the Harimale Project that is slated to produce over 2700 kW of wind power for

  135. Aranca Client - Gulf News Journal
    Saudi Arabia working on renewable energy projects for Vision 2030

    covered by Gulf News Journal Reports

    As part of Saudi Arabia's bold new plan to modernize the kingdom, known as Vision 2030, the Saudi Electricity Company (SEC) is taking steps to identify sites for renewable energy projects within the country.An Aug. 14 press release shows the SEC has started looking at developing plans to implement new energy projects in such areas as Al-Jouf and Rafha. There's also the Harimale Project that is slated to produce over 2700 kW of wind power for

  136. Aranca Client - Global Investor
    Aramco IPO sparks exchange scramble

    covered by globalinvestormagazine

    Saudi Aramco’s proposed IPO is raising as many questions as answers, not least over which foreign bourse will host the overseas listing, writes James GavinTouted as the world’s biggest ever public flotation, the proposed initial public offering (IPO) of 5% of state oil company Saudi Aramco is the cornerstone of the kingdom’s bold economic reform drive. The listing promises not just to galvanise the sluggish listing pipeline of the Saudi Tadawul exchange, but have

  137. Aranca Client - TB Petroleum
    Proposed Project to Expand Gulf of Mexico Port Capacity

    covered by Technology Business Petroleum

    A new deepwater port project planned for Louisiana aims to complement existing Gulf Coast infrastructure to service the oil and gas industry. Located in western Louisiana on the Calcasieu Ship Channel just south of Lakes Charles, the Port Cameron project will allow for faster deployment of supply vessels, support and emergency services for exploration and production (E&P) activities in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, Jack Belcher, executive vice president of HBW Resources LLC,

  138. Aranca Client - Downstream Today
  139. Aranca Client - Business News Daily
    How the Internet of Things Will Make Your Business Better at Customer Service

    covered by Business News Daily

    What is the so-called internet of things? It's most visible in smart appliances, such as networked thermostats or refrigerators. But the internet of things, or IoT, is a concept that comprises much more than just the technology and devices that power smart homes. The internet of things includes incredibly powerful applications for the business world of tomorrow, with built-in dedications to efficiency and data analysis to allow companies to operate more productively and cost-effectively.

  140. Aranca Client - Arabian Oil and Gas
    Upstream and downstream integration for KSA

    covered by Arabian Oil & Gas

    Saudi Arabia’s upstream and downstream giants Aramco and Saudi Arabian Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) are looking into the possibility of developing a crude oil-to-chemicals plant in Saudi Arabia. The two energy giants signed an agreement late in June to conduct a feasibility study on the development of such a facility.

  141. Aranca Client - ET CIO
  142. Aranca Client - ET Tech
    The healthcare industry could have a lot riding on IoT

    covered by ET Tech

    The Internet of Things (IoT) has opened up a world of possibilities that make the world of tomorrow seem closer than ever before. Although just a small sub-set of IoT's potential applications, its ability to revolutionize the mundane in healthcare and medicine is spurring some interesting developments. 

  143. Aranca Client - ET CIO
  144. Aranca Client - Yahoo Finance
    History favors an election correction for stocks

    covered by Yahoo Finance

    No matter who you're pulling for in this year's presidential election, if you're an investor, don't bet on either candidate giving a lift to the stock market or your portfolio this year. The market may be in for an election correction.http://finance.yahoo.com/news/...

  145. Aranca Client - Asia  Nikkei
  146. Aranca Client - Euromoney Seminars
    Hedge funds finding regulation tougher than asset growth

    covered by Euromoney Seminars

    Managing regulation cited as number one challenge by hedge funds Keeping up with regulation has become equal to the challenge that asset growth poses for hedge funds, according to a report by analyst house Aranca and financial services tech firm FIS.Half of the 258 hedge fund professionals polled ranked growing assets under management and keeping pace with legislation as top three concerns.In Europe and Asia Pacific keeping on top of the pace of regulation

  147. Aranca Client - Seeking Alpha
    Emerging Markets' Infrastructural Sector

    covered by Seeking Alpha

    The global infrastructure sector continues to bear the brunt of constrained public budgets and lack of effective government and private partnerships that have led to inadequate investment and disappointing growth.

  148. Aranca Client - Arabian Oil and Gas
    Report: Saudi Arabia approves economic reforms

    covered by Arabian Oil and Gas

    Saudi Arabia's Council of Economic and Development Affairs has reportedly approved the final draft of the National Transformation Plan, part of Saudi Vision 2030.http://www.arabianoilandgas.co...

  149. Aranca Client - Arabian Oil and Gas
    News Analysis: Clear Vision

    covered by Arabian Oil and Gas

    The Saudi’s 2030 Vision was perhaps one of the most hotly discussed news in the past couple of months. And rightly so, it includes some quite radical economic reforms and promises to significantly open up the Kingdom for more foreign investment.

  150. Aranca Client - The Street
  151. Aranca Client - Seeking Alpha
    Saudi Arabia's 'Vision 2030' To Transform Its Economy

    covered by Seeking Alpha

    The oil-dependent Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has a long-term blueprint to transform itself into a diversified economy, with non-oil government revenues projected to increase six-fold to SAR1tn by 2030. It’s an ambitious dream to transform an economy that relies on crude oil exports for more than 70% of government revenues.

  152. Aranca Client - The Street
  153. Aranca Client - The Street
    Everything You Need to Know About the Saudi Aramco IPO

    covered by TheStreet

    A bigger flow of foreign capital into Saudi Arabia could play a crucial role in diversifying the country's revenue sources outside oil and into other industries and sectors. Also, these measures could have valuable long-term impact on the country's employable population, 70% of which is below 30.

  154. Aranca Client - Seeking Alpha
    Saudi Aramco IPO - A Reality Of Mythical Proportions?

    covered by Seeking Alpha

    Saudi Aramco is one of the largest oil exploring and producing companies in the world. Aramco came out with an official announcement stating that it was considering options to allow public participation in its equity through an IPO.

  155. Aranca Client - The Street
  156. Aranca Client - Big News Network
    The 5 top presidential election years for stocks

    covered by Big News Network

    History suggests the stock market should be very good to investors this year. But history isn't always the best prognosticator. During an election year in which an incumbent president is not running for re-election, the Dow Jones industrial average, or DJIA, gains about 13% on average, according to Bloomberg data used in an unpublished research note from Aranca, a global research and analytics firm.

  157. Aranca Client - Bankrate
  158. Aranca Client - Reuters
    Investors slow to unearth hidden emerging equity gems

    covered by Reuters

    Indian airlines, Brazilian chemical producers and Turkish car makers and are just some of the emerging market firms thriving thanks to low commodity prices, and yet investors are often slow to catch on due to the asset class's dismal overall performance.

  159. Aranca Client - Financial Times
  160. The Street
  161. Aranca Client - MSN Money
  162. Aranca Client - Technology Networks
    How Edible Smart Tags Can Help Fight the Anti-Drug Counterfeiting War

    covered by Technology Networks

    Counterfeiting drugs continues to cost the world dearly—both in terms of health risks and revenue losses. Recent developments in anti-counterfeiting technologies promise to change the pharmaceutical industry’s war against counterfeiters for good. Edible smart microtag leads from the front.

  163. Aranca Client - Asia  Nikkei
    South Africa's naspers invests more in indian online travel venture

    covered by Asia-Nikkei

    South African media and e-commerce conglomerate Naspers will invest $250 million more in Indian online travel company Ibibo Group, in a sign of growing investor interest in the booming online travel and hospitality business in the south Asian nation.

  164. Aranca Client - Daily Mail
  165. Aranca Client - Reuters
    With oil at $30-$40, SWFs may pull $404 bln from stocks in 2016 -report

    covered by Reuters - UK

    Sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) might take a further $404 billion out of global listed equities in 2016 if oil prices stay between $30 and $40 a barrel, after pulling out about half that amount last year, a research organisation said on Monday.

  166. Aranca Client - Reuters
    With oil at $30-$40, SWFs may pull $404 bln from stocks in 2016 -report

    covered by Reuters - US

    Sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) might take a further $404 billion out of global listed equities in 2016 if oil prices stay between $30 and $40 a barrel, after pulling out about half that amount last year, a research organisation said on Monday.

  167. Aranca Client - Sina Finance
    With oil at $30-$40, SWFs may pull $404 bln from stocks in 2016 -report

    covered by Finance-Sina

    Sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) might take a further $404 billion out of global listed equities in 2016 if oil prices stay between $30 and $40 a barrel, after pulling out about half that amount last year, a research organisation said on Monday.

  168. Aranca Client - The Economic Times
    With oil at $30-$40, SWFs may pull $404 bln from stocks in 2016 -report

    covered by ET

    Sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) might take a further $404 billion out of global listed equities in 2016 if oil prices stay between $30 and $40 a barrel, after pulling out about half that amount last year, a research organisation said on Monday.

  169. Aranca Client - The  Financial  Express
    Private equity funds to tighten their purse strings

    covered by The Financial Express

    If 2015 was a good year for India’s e-commerce sector with more than a 110 deals and close to $5.7 billion in inflows — up 40% over 2014 — this year could turn out to be somewhat more subdued.

  170. Aranca Client - Rigzone
    Russia, Saudi Arabia Empty Gestures Won't Save Oil Prices

    covered by Rigzone

    It was fun while it lasted. During those heady days immediately after Russia announced it had agreed with Saudi Arabia to freeze oil production, some markets rallied and oil prices climbed back into the $30s.

  171. Aranca Client - Money Morning
  172. Aranca Client - Business Insider
    These four points unlock the secret to cracking China's luxury market

    covered by Business Insider

    The huge anti-corruption and anti-extravagance campaign led by president Xi Jinping, has transformed China’s burgeoning luxury goods sector forever. Luxury goods have become less accessible to the growing Chinese middle class, and less acceptable for members of China’s elite.

  173. Aranca Client - The Street
    Companies Come Under More Pressure to Cut Costs and Boost Share Buybacks

    covered by TheStreet- RealMoney

    Will Share Buybacks Save the Day?Share buybacks have been another way in which companies have kept their shareholders happy in an environment of otherwise low growth in the real economy. They are partly to blame for the elevated valuations before the market selloff, but have also served as tremendous fuel for the bull market.

  174. Aranca Client - News Markets
  175. Aranca Client - Plastics Technology
    Engineering Plastics Growth Led by Nylon and ABS

    covered by Plastic Technology

    New Aranca market study projects significant growth for engineering plastics, generated by metal replacement, 3D printing and photovoltaics.

  176. Aranca Client - Omnexus
    Weight Reduction Technologies in the Automotive

    covered by OmnexusSpecialChem

    Increasing pollution from the transportation sector has led to strict regulations on automobile manufacturers to curb harmful emissions. 

  177. Aranca Client - Bezinga
  178. Aranca Client - USA Today
    In search of stability, Wall Street eyes return of stock buybacks

    covered by USA Today

    Given the rocky start to 2016, Wall Street is hoping Corporate America – a big buyer of U.S. stocks in recent years – will resume purchasing their own stock as the quarterly earnings season winds down and the regulatory-driven share-repurchase “blackout” is lifted.

  179. Aranca Client - Marketwatch
  180. Aranca Client - The Street
    Why Japan’s Negative Interest Rates Shouldn't Have Surprised Anyone

    covered by The Street

    The Bank of Japan's announcement of negative interest rate policy last week surprised global financial markets, but it really shouldn't have come as a shocker if you look at recent Japanese economic data and the central bank's past aggressive actions.

  181. The Street
    Apple's First-Quarter Results Are a Lucrative Opportunity for Long-Term Investors

    covered by TheStreet

    However, if history of Apple has taught us anything, the company will continue to innovate and promote its Apple Watch whose performance is dependent on the iPhone user base and should pick up with some lag. In the interim, headlines from China would play a role in shaping the company's performances in the coming quarters. 

  182. Aranca Client - Seeking Alpha
    Abolishing subsidies - Saudi Arabia's Mantra to curb deficit

    covered by Seeking Alpha

    Government Expenditure - Focus on Spending to Continue. The 2016 Saudi Ministry of Finance budget suggests that government spending continued to grow in 2015, despite lower revenues from crude oil.

  183. Aranca Client - Seeking Alpha
    Value Stock at the cusp of re-rating

    covered by Seeking Alpha

    Value Investing, a Bottom-up Approach In December 2015, the US Federal Reserve decided to normalize interest rates with an increase in the federal funds rate for the first time since 2006. This reversal in interest rates is compelling investment managers to revisit their strategies.

  184. Aranca Client - Seeking Alpha
    2015: The Year Of Divergent Monetary Policies And Falling Commodity Prices

    covered by Seeking Alpha

    Global markets commenced 2015 with a strong positive momentum. The markets were optimistic due to the larger-than-expected stimulus announced by ECB President Mario Draghi to lift the sagging Eurozone economy and the likelihood of a delay in the US interest rate hike.

  185. Aranca Client - Venture Beat
  186. Aranca Client - Inc
  187. Aranca Client - Tech Crunch
    NASA INITIATIVE

    covered by TechCrunch

    In late November, Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin managed to do what most refer to as the ‘Holy Grail of Rocketry’ — successfully send a rocket 62 miles into space and then, in a carefully controlled descent, land it upright just four-and-a-half feet from the center of its Launchpad.

  188. Aranca Client - Seeking Alpha
  189. Aranca Client - Investorideas
    New Research Reveals Investors Flocking to Listed Infrastructure

    covered by InvestorIndeas

    Anticipating the likely interest rate hike by the U.S. Federal Reserve later this year, the Investment Research & Analytics division at Aranca, a global customized research and analytics company, released its new report: Listed Infrastructure – An Attractive Alternative showing that listed infrastructure is attracting investors in a big way.

  190. Aranca Client - MediaFN
    New Research Reveals Investors Flocking to Listed Infrastructure

    covered by Menafn

    Anticipating the likely interest rate hike by the U.S. Federal Reserve later this year, the Investment Research & Analytics division at Aranca, a global customized research and analytics company, released its new report: Listed Infrastructure – An Attractive Alternative showing that listed infrastructure is attracting investors in a big way.

  191. Aranca Client - Seeking Alpha
    Asia Pacific: An Evolving VC Market

    covered by SeekingAlpha

    Asia-Pacific has emerged as a sweet spot for venture capital investors attracted by the region’s growth prospects.

  192. Aranca Client - Seeking Alpha
    Could Changing Demographics Be A Boon To Saudi Arab…

    covered by SeekingAlpha

    Although the economic performance of Saudi Arabia is highly correlated with oil fundamentals, we tried to analyze the socioeconomic demand drivers that are likely to change Saudi Arabia’s economic landscape.

  193. Aranca Client - Quartz
  194. Aranca Client - Scroll In
  195. Aranca Client - Trade Arabia
    Urbanization to step up Saudi economic growth

    covered by TradeArabia

    Rapid urbanization, expected to add about seven million to Saudi Arabia’s urban population by 2025, is likely to create immediate growth opportunities in the Kingdom with regard to sustainable housing and utilities infrastructure, a report said

  196. Aranca Client - Deal Street Asia
  197. Aranca Client - Business Insider
    Exclusive: Indian startups will survive the tech bubble, says Aranca's AVP

    covered by Business Insider India

    The Indian market is very attractive for foreign investors but one thing to watch out for is how the mood of the venture capital industry in the US turns out. If the much talked about tech bubble doesn't happen, India is not going to slow down anytime soon, says Bharat Ramnani, Associate Vice President of valuation services at Aranca.

  198. Aranca Client - Iamwire
    Asia-Pacific Emerging as a Hotbed of Startups for VC Investors

    covered by Iamwire

    The startup ecosystem in the emerging economies of Asia-Pacific is still at a nascent stage, but is rapidly evolving. Asia-Pacific region has overtaken Europe in terms of deal value and has emerged as hotbed for venture capital (VC) investors, who are attracted by the region’s growth prospects.

  199. Aranca Client - The Times of India Business
  200. The Street
  201. Aranca Client - Tech 2
    Tech start-ups are booming, but is this the next bubble?

    covered by FirstPost-Tech

    Way back in 2008, we experienced, researched and tried to understand the subprime mortgage crisis. Probably not every one of us had any interest in the real estate business of the US.

  202. Aranca Client - Travel Biz Monitor
  203. Aranca Client - The Times of India
  204. Aranca Client - ET Brand Equity
  205. Aranca Client - ET Travel
    Tech access, low airfares boost online tourism; 41% of gross travel bookings take place online

    covered by Economic Times Travel

    Greater access to technology and a booming middle-class are expected to bolster the already rapid growth of online tourism in India, helping it to outperform the overall travel market by a good 6 percentage points to 17.8 per cent in the three years to 2016, according to global research and analytics company Aranca.

  206. Aranca Client - India  Infoline
    The Indian Online travel Industry - Potential for rapid growth

    covered by Indiainfoline

    With greater access to technology and connectivity than ever before, a booming middle class and several other tailwinds are expected to bolster the already rapid growth of online tourism in India

  207. Aranca Client - Seeking Alpha
    Commodities Outlook: What Are The Big Boys Saying?

    covered by Seeking Alpha

    Over the past year, commodity prices have been under pressure. In fact in some cases, it has fallen to levels not seen since the global financial crisis of 2008-09. 

  208. Aranca Client - Seeking Alpha
    Pharma Deal-Making: In The Pink Of Health

    covered by SeekingAlpha

    With deals likely to be at their highest since 2005, the pharmaceuticals sector can look forward to a thriving 2015.

  209. Aranca Client - CNBC
    A stock ploy undermining the US economy

    covered by CNBC

    Paper profits on repurchased stock prices has fooled the market. Productivity lags. Corporate investment in fixed assets is at its lowest level in 60 years.

  210. Aranca Client - huffpost
  211. Aranca Client - Seeking Alpha
    Make In India: Why Hope Isn't Lost For The Indian

    covered by Seeking Alpha

    India has been well marketed by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi with his “Make in India” campaign as a great investment destination over the past year.

  212. Aranca Client - Business Insider
  213. Aranca Client - Profit Confidential
  214. Aranca Client - Value Walk
    Buybacks & Dividends – A Trillion Dollar Offer: Aranca

    covered by Value Walk

    Among the sectors, Information Technology with Apple continued to lead in Q1 15. Since 1995, the S&P 500 buyback index has provided better returns than the benchmark S&P 500 index.

  215. Aranca Client - Smarter Analyst
    Ms. Yellen Is Reluctant To Raise Rates

    covered by Smarter Analyst

    The Janet Yellen Fed will not raise interest rates in any meaningful way anytime soon. Instead, she will announce new QE programs. On Wednesday, red was showing up just about everywhere – U.S. stocks, European stocks, Asian stocks, emerging markets stocks, crude oil, but it could have been worse.

  216. Aranca Client - Daily Reckoning
  217. Aranca Client - Livemint
  218. The Street
    Moody’s Lowers India’s 2015 GDP Growth Forecast on Monsoon Fears

    covered by The Street

    Owing to concerns regarding weak monsoons and a slower than expected pace of reforms by the current Indian government, rating agency Moody's has cut down India's 2015 GDP growth forecast to 7% from an earlier stated 7.5%. The rating agency has however, maintained its 2016 forecast of 7.5%.

  219. Aranca Client - The Wall Street Journal
    S&P 500 May Hit Another Record for Buybacks This Year

    covered by Wall Street Journal

    The companies in the S&P 500 are poised to spend more than $1 trillion on buybacks and dividends in 2015, shattering the record set last year, according to a new report.

  220. Aranca Client - Seeking Alpha
  221. The Street
    Why Bailing Out Greece Helps the Entire Eurozone

    covered by TheStreet

    Greece had hoped to conclude negotiations with its international creditors by early Tuesday at the latest, as talks continued in Athens on a new multi-billion euro bailout designed to keep the country from financial ruin.

  222. Aranca Client - Seeking Alpha
    Will Stimulus Save The Chinese Economy?

    covered by SeekingAlpha

    As China grapples with growth slowing toward the second half of 2015, the government has been swift in introducing monetary and fiscal measures to support economic expansion.

  223. Aranca Client - Seeking Alpha
    Egypt's Fate Rides High On The New Suez Canal

    covered by SeekingAlpha

    Symbol for rebirth of Egypt, the new dual Suez Canal has opened. An engineering feat indeed, the Canal is expected to generate $13.2 billion each year by 2023.

  224. Aranca Client - Market Pulse
    NFP Could Drive Gold Under $1,000

    covered by Market Pulse

    Gold prices were marching lower ahead of a key employment report that is expected to set the tone for the battered precious metal.

  225. Aranca Client - Seeking Alpha
  226. Aranca Client - Seeking Alpha
  227. Aranca Client - Seeking Alpha
  228. Aranca Client - Harpers
  229. Aranca Client - The Street
    3 Reasons to Keep Buying Apple Despite Recent Swoon

    covered by TheStreet

    Euphoria built around the new iPhone's sales and the Apple Watch did little to bolster Apple's (AAPL) share price after third-quarter results sent the stock down high single digits.

  230. Aranca Client - VIN X
  231. Aranca Client - Harpers
  232. Aranca Client - Crains Wealth
  233. Aranca Client - Wealth Management
    People Are The Weakest Link

    covered by WealthManagement

    There’s so much chatter about the flood of cybersecurity threats around financial services firms, and the technology that can hold it at bay, it’s easy to forget most lapses are the result of personal negligence - even among people who should know better

  234. Aranca Client - Investment  News
    Despite strong performance, advisers keep the cork in wine investments

    covered by InvestmentNews

    If your clients have patience, money and some more money, investing in wine might be an ideal portfolio diversification strategy.Beyond the steep transaction costs, insurance and storage fees; illiquidity and general lack of regulatory oversight, wine can be a fine investment for the right person, according to Avinash Singh, Associate Vice President - Investment Research & Analytics at Aranca.

  235. Aranca Client - The Street
    Everything You Need to Know About Greece Right Now

    covered by TheStreet

    Greece has reached a tipping point. Talks between the country and its creditors failed Friday, leading the country to effectively default on 1.5 billion euros it owed the International Monetary Fund.

  236. Aranca Client - Seeking Alpha
    High-Yield Bonds Remain Attractive Despite Risks And Concerns

    covered by SeekingAlpha

    The global high-yield bond markets have witnessed significant growth and diversification over the last few years aided by the extraordinary monetary policy accommodation provided by central banks.

  237. Aranca Client - Tech Crunch
    Who Will Be Hurt Most When The Tech Bubble Bursts? Not VCs.

    covered by TechCrunch

    Do we have a ticking time bomb on hand? The debate over whether Silicon Valley is sitting on another tech bubble rages on. It is being fueled by many celebrated “unicorns” that have attracted billions of investor dollars at sky-high valuations without demonstrating the returns.

  238. Aranca Client -  San Francisco Chronicle
    Are unicorn valuations part fantasy?

    covered by San Francisco Chronicle

    Unicorn is a term bestowed on privately held companies valued at more than $1 billion because they were once so rare. Now they are more like a herd — numbering 103 worldwide, including 65 in the United States, according to CB Insights. But the term is still fitting because their valuations involve an element of make-believe.

  239. Aranca Client - The Economic Times
    European economic crisis deepens, mutual funds take the heat

    covered by The Economic Times

    MUMBAI: When domestic mutual funds launched schemes that invest in Euopean companies early this year, their sales pitch was that the region's shares would outperform emerging markets driven by a recovery in the economies. But, with Europe's economic crisis becoming more acute by the day, investors may be left high and dry.

  240. Aranca Client - Doc N Doc
    Generic drugs: Striking the Right Chord

    covered by DOC N DOC

    DOC N DOC, a monthly knowledge and lifestyle magazine by Media Transasia, in its October 2014 issue carried an article titled 'Generic drugs: Striking the right cord' featuring expert opinions on the generic medicine market in India, its scope of growth and limiting factors. Prakash Kailasam, AVP of our Intellectual Property Practice, threw light on the challenges that the generic drugs industry in India faces.

  241. Aranca Client - Silicon India Magazines
    Aranca: Unlocking New Business Possibilities with IP & Business Valuation

    covered by Siliconindia.com

    Dealing with intangible and intellectual assets is way more tortuous than dealing with tangible assets. Gone are the days when IPR (Intellectual Property Rights) were solely seen as legal agendas. IPRs today play a significant role in corporate strategy andthe accurate valuation of IP remains a major impediment to their emergence as a tradable asset. According to WIPO (World Intellectual Property Organization), Patent filings grew by 9.2 percent in 2012 which is the fastest growth recorded in

  242. Aranca Client - The Media Network
    Hotel News Middle East Magazine Launches

    covered by The-media-network.com

    BNC Publishing has debuted Hotel News Middle East magazine across the UAE. Launched this week alongside the Hotel Show in Dubai, the publication is geared towards discerning hoteliers and will act as a vital resource for industry professionals seeking reliable, current information about the region’s burgeoning hospitality space. Covering the latest industry news and analysis, information about new products, trends and services, 6,850 copies of Hotel News Middle East will be circulated across the GCC m

  243. Aranca Client - Pharma Bio World
    Evolving Time in Indian IPR Regime

    covered by pharmabioworld.com

    In this article, Prakash Kailasam, AVP, Intellectual Research Practice, Aranca, elucidates the IPR development in India over the past years.

  244. Aranca Client - F Business
    Xiaomi to bullet trains: Modi needs to drive a hard bargain with China’s Xi Jinping

    covered by FirstBiz

    The government is seized with the issue of lopsided bilateral trade with China. As against the general perception that imports are of cheap consumer items, the figures show that the largest imports from China are that of engineering goods, electronics and electrical equipment. Over the last three years, China has sold almost $30 billion of engineering goods to India, almost $10 billion a year.

  245. Aranca Client - Business Standard
    CEOs rode market boom in second innings

    covered by Business-Standard.com

    Under second-term chiefs, market capitalisation grew faster, companies beat benchmark Nifty Riding on a stock market boom since 2009, India Inc’s chief executives have been able to salvage a lot of lost pride in their second innings.

  246. Aranca Client - Citywire
    China’s shadow banking: five numbers investors need to know

    covered by Citywireasia.com

    Many investors remain concerned about China's shadow banking, estimates of which vary widely. Casting a dark shadow Over the last few years, debt levels have risen significantly in China. Concurrently, shadow banking – lending by non-bank intermediaries – has also grown significantly. ‘Around 40% of new lending last year came from sources that are collectively referred to as the ‘shadow banking system’, a broad term that encompasses all forms of credit creation by non-bank intermediaries,’ State Street Global Advisors no

  247. Aranca Client - Business Standard
    Business Standard poll: India Inc's big vote of confidence for Modi

    covered by Business-Standard.com

    It’s a big thumbs-up from India Inc for Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who completes 100 days in office a week from now. Leaders at Indian companies say the new government’s biggest achievement has been a perceptive improvement in business sentiment,

  248. Aranca Client - ET Markets
    Here's how you can invest in shares of Google

    covered by Economictimes.indiatimes.com

    MUMBAI: Owning shares of Google is probably one of the best bets on the buzzing e-commerce and new-age business space.

  249. Aranca Client - Telangana Talkies
  250. Aranca Client - TSD
    Industrial Policy To Cement MSME In T: Experts

    covered by Siasat.com

    CII, in partnership with Government of Telangana, organized a conference on Manufacturing Excellence called ‘Man’Exe 2014, here today. This is the eleventh edition of the leadership series on Manufacturing Excellence, which is focusing on Innovation and Sustainable Growth.

  251. Aranca Client - F Business
  252. Aranca Client - Doc N Doc
    Biopharma: Roadmap to Success

    covered by DOC N DOC Magazine

    Ranked among the 12 major biotech destinations across APAC region, Indian biotechnology market largely banks on biopharmaceuticals,

  253. Aranca Client - SME Stepup
  254. Aranca Client - The Economic Times
  255. Aranca Client - Business Line
    Global patent filings on the rise

    covered by TheHinduBusinessLine.com

    Hyderabad: Filing of patents by researchers across the global has increased.

  256. Aranca Client - The Indian Express
  257. Aranca Client - The Times of India Business
  258. Aranca Client - The Economic Times
  259. Aranca Client - The Economic Times
  260. Aranca Client - The Economic Times
  261. Aranca Client - The Economic Times
  262. Aranca Client - Decanter
    Nigeria wine boom could be stifled by tax, red tape

    covered by decanter.com

    Nigeria's wine market is burgeoning, but crippling import duties and complex bureaucracy could dampen the boom before it gets started, wine professionals say.

  263. Aranca Client - Ditton Wine Traders
  264. Aranca Client - How we made it in Africa
    Nigeria develops thirst for wine

    covered by HowWeMadeItInAfrica.com

    The value of Nigeria’s wine industry is expected to reach US$370 million by 2015, as Nigerians develop a thirst for high end wine and spirits.

  265. Aranca Client - How we made it in Africa
  266. Aranca Client - The Africa Report
  267. Aranca Client - Business Day
    Nigerians grow nose for SA wine exports

    covered by BusinessDay.co.za

    Nontraditional markets for South Africa’s wines - such as East Africa, Russia, and Japan - are growing

  268. Aranca Client - Bloomberg
  269. Aranca Client - VCR
  270. Aranca Client - Business Standard
    Powerful show

    covered by Business Standard

    Power utility stocks have seen good gains in recent months, further upside depends on their ability to deliver on promises.

  271. Aranca Client - PTI

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