dirhams & dollars

Future of transport and publicly traded celebrities

Plus, we discuss why the bond markets are causing problems for stocks

22:43 April 29, 2018
Virgin Hyperloop

It’s a busy week for business. Our week kicked off with a Hyperloop announcement featuing Richard Branson and DP World and will close out with the Future Blockchain Summit, which promises to have truly innovative applications of this new technology.

Sandwiched in between these two events, we’ll be watching to see how global equity markets balance a bond markets offering 3 per cent yields on one side and some of the best company earnings in years on the other.

Results week is also in full swing here in the UAE.

Bank results have been making headlines, which usually means that property companies will be next to announce how they did in the first quarter.

Ed, Sarah and Scott run down what to expect for the week ahead and discuss the stories making headlines.