Studies and reports

Packaging sales across the Middle East and North Africa will be worth AED268 billion this year, according to the most recent research published by Smithers Pira.

Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704), a global leader in cybersecurity solutions, today announced that its Cloud App Security tool blocked nearly nine million high-risk email threats in 2018 as attackers continued to evolve their tactics, highlighting the importance of investing in multi-layered protection for online platforms like Office 365.

Jobs in the telecoms, Information Technology (I.T.) and media sectors are in increasing demand among job-seeking Emiratis, according to findings by Careers UAE, the leading recruitment and training fair for UAE nationals, which returns to Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) from March 19-21.

FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ: FEYE), the intelligence-led security company, today released the Mandiant® M-Trends® 2019 report. The report shares statistics and insights gleaned from Mandiant investigations around the globe in 2018.

Commodities started March on the defensive as losses across key agricultural products and emerging profit-taking in precious metals more than offset gains especially among industrial and platinum group metals. Continued investor appetite for global stocks was led by strong markets in Asia, not least in China.