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Nov 29, 2019

Abu_DhabiSwiss private bank, Mirabaud, has launched a new subsidiary in Abu Dhabi.

Nov 29, 2019

IPOThe Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) has reportedly met with executives from Saudi Aramco to discuss a potential $25 billion investment in the Saudi oil energy company’s upcoming initial public offering (IPO).

Nov 29, 2019

Turkish_lirasAn expanded swap agreement between Qatar and Turkey is expected to boost the latter’s currency reserves by as much $2 billion.

Nov 22, 2019

China_computer_chipBahraini bank Al Salam has teamed up with China’s MSA capital to launch a new venture capital fund centered on China’s technology market.

Nov 22, 2019

Noor_Bank_branchNoor Bank, a sharia-compliant institution based in Dubai has raised $176 million for the Rasmala Long Income Fund.

Nov 22, 2019

Islamic_financeAssets in the Islamic Finance industry topped $2.5 trillion last year according to a recently released report.

Nov 22, 2019

Young_arab_menLarge family businesses in the Mena region are set to be a target for fund managers, with the next generation set to inherit more than $500 billion of family wealth over the next decade.

Nov 15, 2019

Egyptian_poundsThe Central Bank of Egypt has issued $2 billion worth of dollar-denominated Eurobonds in a bid to capitalise on investor appetite for higher yielding bonds and to help spread the country’s current debt burden.

Nov 15, 2019

Oil_pumpsAbu Dhabi National Oil Company (Adnoc) and a number of international energy traders have teamed up with the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) to develop the world’s first Murban crude oil futures contracts.

Nov 15, 2019

New_York_Plaza_HotelSharia-compliant asset manager Sidra Capital has invested $206 million to acquire a US industrial real estate portfolio.

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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.