NEWS

Apr 28, 2015

PromotionKuwait-based Global Investment House has promoted three staff to its executive team as part of its development and succession planning.

Apr 21, 2015

Launch-ribbon-cuttingQualified foreign investors will be able to buy shares on the Saudi Arabian stock exchange, the Tadawul, for the first time on June 15.

Apr 21, 2015

Dubai villasSale prices of residential property in Dubai will fall by up to 5% in the first half of the year before stabilising in the second half, according to a new prediction by consultancy Deloitte.

Apr 21, 2015

GavelThe regulator of the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) has issued its biggest ever fine, $8.4 million, to Deutsche Bank for failures in its client take-on and anti-money laundering processes.

Apr 14, 2015

Signing dealAbraaj Capital and TPG have contributed to an uptick in private equity investment in the MENA region with a sharia-compliant debt investment into Saudi Arabian fast food company Kudu.

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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.