2017 in review: Business

2017 was a wild year, filled will booming markets and arguments over global policies. Bitcoin and the FANGS led the charge on the markets, despite the rising spectre of global protectionism championed by Donald Trump and his “America First” policy. Regionally, the UAE saw a busy year with the implementation of an excise tax, major acquisitions and headline-stealing IPOs.

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06:00 December 31, 2017
X marks the spot
Apple CEO Tim Cook launched the iPhone X on October 27, a new flagship phone the company hopes will keep it on top of the smartphone market.
Image by: Zarina Fernandes/ Gulf News
Compiled by: Shreeja Nair, Senior Web Editor