Sep 23, 2022

M&AFinancial advisors and wealth managers in the Mena region are likely to turn to technology and consolidation in order to deal with market volatility and a growing regulatory burden.

Sep 23, 2022

eToro, Abu DhabiSocial investing network eToro has secured in-principle approval to operate as an investment broker in Abu Dhabi.

Sep 23, 2022

BinanceDubai’s Virtual Assets Regulatory Authority (Vara) has awarded a minimal viable product (MVP) licence to crypto exchange Binance.

Sep 23, 2022

Interest rates, GCC The central banks of five GCC states have decided to increase their respective interest rates in alignment with the US Federal Reserve.

Sep 23, 2022

Dalma CapitalVeteran banker David Gibson-Moore has been appointed as a board director by Dubai-based alternative investment firm Dalma Capital.

Sep 16, 2022

Saudi ArabiaPublic Investment Fund (PIF), the Saudi-based wealth fund, has launched the National Real Estate Registration Service (RERS), an initiative designed to help the digitisation of the kingdom’s property sector.


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.