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.

Dec 02, 2022

data centre, private equitySingapore-based private equity firm SC Capital Partners has secured a mandate from a subsidiary of the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) for a data centre investment programme.

Dec 02, 2022

BahrainCredit rating agency S&P has revised its outlook on Bahrain from stable to positive.

Dec 02, 2022

Quatar, JP MorganThe Qatar Investment Authority has hired Niall Byrne as chief financial officer (CFO).

Nov 25, 2022

islamicThe latest generation of high-net-worth individuals (HNWIs) in the Middle East are likely to allocate to Islamic investment classes and prioritise sustainability issues, according to a recently published study.

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.


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.