Summer 2018

Table_mountain_viewCompanies from across the custody, asset management and administration sectors convened in Cape Town to discuss topics such as market growth, disruption and cyber security.

Our panellists tell us that instead of launching competing national projects, African countries should work together for the sake of a bigger capital market. Chaired by George Mitton in Cape Town.

Michael_SlaterMichael Slater, head of Northern Trust in the Middle East

US_vs_ChinaCould a trade war end ten years of strong performance for US equities? Perhaps not, finds Fiona Rintoul – but a recession may be on the cards anyway.

Shark_finsThe funds industry is ramping up cyber security defences. Nicholas Pratt looks at what to do in the event of an attack.

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Executive Interviews

INTERVIEW: Totally mega

Jun 13, 2018

In 2016, global consulting firm PWC forecast the emergence of five global ‘megatrends’ in the next two decades. Stephen Anderson, its Middle East clients and markets leader, talks about their...

INTERVIEW: Protecting the investment

Nov 23, 2017

Rasmala’s trade finance fund recently passed $100 million in assets. Doug Bitcon, head of credit strategies, explains why he has to be hands-on.

Roundtables

MENA ROUNDTABLE: ‘The story is about reforms’

Jun 13, 2018

Our cross-industry panel discuss the positive backdrop in Egypt, the Dana Gas controversy and the potential index upgrades of Saudi Arabia and Kuwait. Chaired by George Mitton in Dubai.

SOUTH AFRICA ROUNDTABLE: Airline syndrome

Jun 13, 2018

Our panellists tell us that instead of launching competing national projects, African countries should work together for the sake of a bigger capital market. Chaired by George Mitton in Cape Town.