NEWS

Mar 24, 2017

Africa_mapInvestec Asset Management has hired Peter Baird as managing principal of its African private equity funds.

Mar 24, 2017

Real_estate_soldEmirates NBD Asset Management has listed the second real estate investment trust (Reit) in the UAE on the Dubai Nasdaq exchange.

Mar 24, 2017

Fitch_Ratings_buildingConcerns about rising debt and falling reserves caused Fitch Ratings to lower its assessment of Saudi Arabia's credit quality.

Mar 24, 2017

Saudi_Arabian_stockThe Saudi Arabian stock exchange will align its settlement cycle with international norms on April 23.

Mar 24, 2017

Tax_calculatorThe Egyptian government has approved the extension of a freeze on capital gains tax for three years starting May 17, according to state media.

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Executive Interviews

We’ll launch our first equity fund next year

Dec 08, 2016

Not many banks plant olive trees, but the Bank of Palestine has a social mission. It also has ambitious expansion plans, says chairman Hashim Shawa. He talks to George Mitton.

If you build it, they will come

Dec 08, 2016

The UAE's second financial free zone has some new tenants. George Mitton talks to Steve Barnett, financial centre development director.

Roundtables

MIFID II ROUNDTABLE: Europe prepares to rewrite the rules

Dec 08, 2016

The second version of the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II) has implications for anyone seeking to sell funds in Europe.

ASSET SERVICER ROUNDTABLE: Local is lekker

Mar 07, 2016

Our panel in Cape Town discussed the move to T+3, the complexity of trade settlement on the continent and the challenges of building a pan-African business. Chaired by Alan Chalmers.