NEWS

Jan 03, 2020

An Omani fund manager has launched an IPO for its real estate investment fund (REIF), the first sharia-compliant fund to be established in Oman.

Jan 03, 2020

US global custodian Bank of New York Mellon (BNY Mellon) has bolstered its presence in the Mena market after opening an office in Abu Dhabi General Market (ADGM).

Jan 03, 2020

The Kuwait Stock Exchange has ended 2019 as the top performer among Mena’s exchange indices finishing the year up more than 32.4%.

Jan 03, 2020

HSBC Saudi Arabia has announced the suspension of any requests for subscriptions or redemptions to its MT30 Saudi ETF fund, as of December 22.

Jan 03, 2020

Turkey’s sovereign wealth fund has increased its stake in the country’s main stock exchange to more than 90% after acquiring the 10% share formerly held by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD).

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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.