Oct 28, 2016

Dubai skylineKuwait-based bank Ahli United has listed a $200 million Islamic bond on the Nasdaq Dubai exchange.

Oct 28, 2016

Office buildings1The Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) has opened its first office in Hong Kong as it seeks to improve its research and analysis of Asia.

Oct 21, 2016

Standard and PoorsThe Saudi Arabian regulator has granted approval to Standard & Poor's to provide credit ratings in the country.

Oct 21, 2016

Saudi arabiaInvestors showed faith in the Saudi Arabian economy by buying $17.5 billion of the country's sovereign bonds – more than expected.

Oct 21, 2016

Rwandan womanMoroccan bank Attijariwafa says it has signed a deal to buy a majority stake in Rwanda's Cogebanque for an undisclosed sum.

Oct 21, 2016

Nasdaq buildingNasdaq Dubai will add Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank (ADCB) and Union Properties (UPP) to its roster of single-stock equity futures.


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.