NEWS

Feb 07, 2020

IndicesGlobal index provider FTSE Russell has agreed a deal with the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) to become the benchmark administrator for its suite of domestic equity indexes.

Feb 07, 2020

Arrow_downBahrain-based asset manager Investcorp recorded a 17% drop in profit for the second half of 2019 despite a rise in assets under management (AuM).

Feb 07, 2020

Arabic_traderUAE-based fund manager Noor Capital has teamed up with UK-based prime broker CFH Clearing to launch a new multi-asset trading and liquidity platform.

Feb 07, 2020

Software_platformThe Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) has launched a revamped website in an attempt to attract greater interest from investors.

Feb 07, 2020

Egypt_soldierThe new sovereign wealth fund set up by the Egyptian government is set to offer investors the chance to buy stakes in companies controlled by the country’s ministry of defence.

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Executive Interviews

INTERVIEW: ‘Financing is the blood of Iran’s economy’

Jan 04, 2019

Amid a fresh wave of American sanctions, Romil Patel spoke to Meysam Hamedi, director of financial markets and instruments at Iran’s Securities & Exchange Organization (SEO).

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...

Roundtables

ROUNDTABLE: Hooked to the global caravan

Jan 04, 2019

With the MENA region at a tipping point, our panellists talk about economic diversification, the impact of regulation and the delayed Saudi Aramco listing. Chaired by Romil Patel in Dubai.

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.