Daily Archives: June 4, 2017

Ariana Grande defies latest terror attack, performs in Manchester

Pop star Ariana Grande took the stage in Manchester Sunday night, less than 24 hours after a deadly terror attack in London, and less than two weeks after an explosion ripped through the concert venue where she performed, killing 22 fans and injuring more than 100. Donning ripped jeans and a white “One Love Manchester” sweater, the singer started upbeat ...

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The race to become Islamic banking’s fintech hub

FOR all the sophistication of some of its financial centres, and despite the ubiquity of smartphones, the Middle East has been a late adopter of financial technology, or fintech. Of more than $50bn in fintech investment globally since 2010, according to Accenture, a consultancy, only 1% has gone to the Middle East and north Africa. Khalid Al Rumaihi, head of ...

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