EQUITIES

Sep 16, 2014

OmanMore famous for frankincense than finance, Oman is attracting investor interest thanks to its development projects and its first corporate sukuk.

Sep 16, 2014

zawya-logoGulf stock markets had a hard landing in the second quarter, with Dubai leading losses, while the MENA IPO market ended June on a quiet note.

Aug 11, 2014

Equities going upFrontier market equities extended their lead over emerging and developed market indices in July, according to a leading index provider.

Jul 22, 2014

ETPs downFund managers are preparing for Saudi Arabia to open its stock market, worth nearly $550 billion, to direct foreign institutional investment in the first half of 2015.

Jul 15, 2014

Rebranding1The National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD) is broadening the scope of two UAE funds and one GCC fund so that they can invest across the Middle East and North Africa region.

Jul 09, 2014

Kingdom CentreInvestors in the Gulf’s largest economy have a preference for property. But is it wise to be so exposed to real estate? George Mitton reports from Riyadh.

Jul 09, 2014

Our regional asset management panel talked about distribution, “cumbersome” regulation, and why regional fund managers have had their model wrong for years. Chaired by George Mitton.

Jul 09, 2014

Our regional asset management panel talked about distribution, “cumbersome” regulation, and why regional fund managers have had their model wrong for years. Chaired by George Mitton.

Jul 09, 2014

MoroccoCould relegation to a frontier market be a blessing in disguise for Morocco’s stock exchange? Orlando Crowcroft reports.

Jul 09, 2014

Our panel in Abu Dhabi discussed sovereign wealth funds, plans for the UAE’s second financial free zone, and memories of unscrupulous wealth managers. Chaired by George Mitton.

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Executive Interviews

INTERVIEW: ‘Financing is the blood of Iran’s economy’

Jan 04, 2019

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

Jun 13, 2018

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...

Roundtables

ROUNDTABLE: Hooked to the global caravan

Jan 04, 2019

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.

MENA ROUNDTABLE: ‘The story is about reforms’

Jun 13, 2018

Our cross-industry panel discuss the positive backdrop in Egypt, the Dana Gas controversy and the potential index upgrades of Saudi Arabia and Kuwait. Chaired by George Mitton in Dubai.