EQUITIES

Nov 11, 2022

UAE-based Mubadala Capital is the latest sovereign wealth fund from the Mena region to invest in the football business.

Nov 04, 2022

Amundi, MenaFrench fund manager Amundi has named Ziad Sikias as chief executive for the Middle East, Africa and Central Asia.

Jun 17, 2022

Equities going upKuwait’s stock exchange has undergone a training programme in equity markets aimed at local asset managers and investors.

Nov 05, 2021

The Abu Dhabi Stock Exchange (ADX) has launched a derivatives market that allows trading in single equity futures in some of its listed companies.

Nov 05, 2021

An overwhelming majority of investors in the UAE see the benefit of integrating sustainable investing in their portfolios according to research from UBS.

Jul 02, 2021

Dubai1Equities trading in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) has been boosted after the Global Association of Central Counterparties (CCPs) admitted Dubai Clear as a member of the CCP12.

Jun 10, 2021

Emerging_markets_interconnectedIndustry experts offer in-depth analysis of the emerging markets landscape, including the main challenges ahead and which areas to watch out for.

Jun 10, 2021

Emerging markets roundtable Jun 2021Our expert panel discusses what the uneven recovery across emerging markets means for investors, whether there is a crisis looming, China as an asset class, ESG challenges and more. Chaired by Alex Rolandi.

Mar 12, 2021

Dubai skylineEurope’s largest private equity firm, CVC Capital Partners, is reportedly looking to open its first office in the Middle East.

Mar 09, 2021

Shariah_financesTo what extent are Shariah and sustainable investing aligning – and how far can it go? Tanya Ashreena reports.

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Executive Interviews

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

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

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...

INTERVIEW: Protecting the investment

Rasmala’s trade finance fund recently passed $100 million in assets. Doug Bitcon, head of credit strategies, explains why he has to be hands-on.

EXECUTIVE INTERVIEW: A natural interest in the topic

Since 2016, Guillermo Ortiz has been a chairman of Latin America’s BTG Pactual. The former central banker of Mexico talks to Nick Fitzpatrick.

Roundtables

Middle East Investor Roundtable 2020: Dimensions of diversification

Investors in the Middle East consider the tools that will be needed to navigate the Covid-19 crisis, the continued appetite for dividend and why it’s all about tech. Chaired by Romil Patel.

South Africa asset management roundtable: Global rebound on ice

Experts discuss the investment implications of the coronavirus pandemic, a delayed rebound in global growth and dealing with South Africa’s energy issues head on. Chaired by Romil Patel in Cape Town.

South African roundtable: Taking the bull by the horns

Our panel discusses Chinese investment in Africa, financial institutions’ contribution to economic sustainability and regulatory concerns. Chaired by Romil Patel in Cape Town.

ROUNDTABLE: Hooked to the global caravan

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.