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.

Nov 11, 2022

Fitch, Egypt, liquidityRatings agency Fitch has downgraded its outlook for Egypt in light of changes to external liquidity and reduced access to bond markets that Fitch states will leave the country vulnerable to global shocks.

Nov 11, 2022

ADSSAbu Dhabi-based asset manager ADSS has named Holly Joint as global chief operating officer.

Nov 04, 2022

QIA, Credit SuisseThe Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) is reportedly planning to up its stake in troubled Swiss bank Credit Suisse.

Oct 21, 2022

HSBC, UAEGlobal bank HSBC has opened a new private banking service in the UAE in order to serve the growing number of high-net-worth investors in the country.

Oct 21, 2022

Qatar, Julius Baer, MenaSwiss wealth manager Julius Baer has expanded its presence in the Mena market with the opening of an advisory office in Qatar.

Sep 02, 2022

Saudi Arabian stockLee Hodgkinson, the former chief executive of proprietary trading firm OSTC, has been recruited by Saudi exchange operator Tadawul to serve as its group chief strategy officer.

Jul 15, 2022

Bahrain BourseThe respective stock exchanges in Abu Dhabi and Bahrain have launched what they claim to be the region’s first digital exchange hub, Tabadul.


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.


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.