Bloomberg Expands to Middle East

A new site and Dubai-based TV studio.

Screen Shot 2016-04-20 at 8.54.18 AMBloomberg is expanding its empire to include a Middle East edition of its site and a Dubai-based TV studio.

Bloomberg.com/middleeast is live now; the Dubai studio will begin broadcasting shows—such as Bloomberg Markets: Middle East—in early May.

The Bloomberg Middle East site is edited by UAE-based digital news editor Leila Taha.

“Today’s announcement is a significant milestone in our evolution towards a global, digital-first, multi-platform media brand,” said Bloomberg Media CEO Justin Smith, in a statement. “In the last year, we have launched regional sites in EMEA and Asia, entered into an ambitious multi-platform partnership in India and now are expanding our reach to important business and finance audiences in the Middle East through investing in platforms, people and technology.”