NEWS

Feb 08, 2019

Abu DhabiSwiss private bank and asset manager Lombard Odier is planning to open a new branch office in Abu Dhabi to offer advisory services.

Feb 08, 2019

Saudi Arabia real estateInvestors should be prepared for a short-term correction in Saudi Arabia’s real estate market following a surge in prices over the last few years, according to a local analyst.

Feb 08, 2019

Businessman_arrestedAn arrest warrant has been issued for the chairman of Libyan Investment Authority (LIA) over allegations of corruption.

Feb 08, 2019

Nasdaq Dubai has signed an agreement with index provider FTSE Russell to launch derivatives based on FTSE’s Saudi Arabia equity indexes.

Feb 08, 2019

ProfitAbu Dhabi-based investment manager Waha Capital has posted $38.5 million (AED145 million) preliminary net profit for 2018.

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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.