NEWS

Jan 31, 2020

The Public Investment Fund (PIF), Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund, is hoping to buy English premiership football team Newcastle United.

Jan 31, 2020

Global banking giant HSBC is reportedly considering an exit from Turkey’s banking market due to economic and political volatility in the country.

Jan 31, 2020

 A sovereign wealth fund based in the UAE has been accused of computer hacking in a bitter legal dispute with a US businessman.

Jan 31, 2020

Emirates NBD Asset Management has asked the shareholders in its sharia-compliant real estate investment trust, ENBD REIT, to back its bid to take the fund private.

Jan 31, 2020

Dubai’s International Financial Centre (DIFC) has launched a new digital platform which it claims will simplify the onboarding process for clients.  

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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.