NEWS

Sep 27, 2016

SoldThe alternative investment arm of Kuwait-based Global Investment House has sold its controlling stake in Jordan Trade Facilities, a lender based in Amman, to Jordan's Invest Bank.

Sep 20, 2016

Contract handshakeThe Abu Dhabi Global Market has signed a deal to cooperate on cross-border supervision with the financial services commission of Guernsey.

Sep 20, 2016

We are movingThe Qatar Financial Centre (QFC) is relocating to a new "financial city" in the Msheireb area of Doha where it plans to bring together all licensed firms.

Sep 13, 2016

Graph downThe Mubadala Development Company, a sovereign fund of Abu Dhabi, suffered a total comprehensive loss of nearly 5 billion dirhams ($1.4 billion) in the first half of the year, compared with a profit of

Sep 13, 2016

Dubai skylineTwo sukuk listed on Nasdaq Dubai have added $750 million to the exchange's total listed value of these instruments.

Sep 06, 2016

MasterThe Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) has bolstered its internal investment team by recruiting Steven Dalzell as head of transition management.

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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.