Trading

Jan 27, 2023

Abu Dhabi, Waha Capital,Abu Dhabi-based asset manager Waha Capital has appointed Mark Benn as chief financial officer (CFO).

Jan 19, 2023

IPOsThe number of initial public offerings (IPOs) in the GCC more than doubled in 2022 compared to the previous year while the value from these flotations increased threefold during the same period.

Jan 13, 2023

ESG, metricsAn association of Mena-based exchanges has published a set of ESG disclosure metrics for listed firms in the region.

Dec 23, 2022

deal, saudi Companies will be able to list in Saudi Arabia and Oman after the respective exchanges and clearing houses signed a cross-listing deal.

Dec 09, 2022

Tadawul, Saudi Stock ExchangeThe Saudi Stock Exchange, also known as Tadawul, has launched a framework for market makers for equities and derivatives.

Dec 02, 2022

Nickel, DubaiA utility token based on nickel is set to be launched in Dubai in a move designed to cash in on the metal’s increasing importance in the global economy.

Nov 25, 2022

GoldDubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC), the UAE-based free trade zone and commodities exchange, has announced a plan to digitise gold trading.

Nov 25, 2022

CryptoAbu Dhabi has announced the opening of a crypto hub to support the growth and development of virtual currencies and digital assets.

Nov 18, 2022

FTX, Abu DhabiOne of the firms at the centre of the collapse of crypto exchange FTX  has been approved to operate in Abu Dhabi.

Nov 18, 2022

MubadalaAbu Dhabi sovereign wealth fund Mubadala has acquired a share in AirCarbon Exchange (ACX), the first regulated carbon trading house in Abu Dhabi.

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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.