investment strategy

May 03, 2019

Saudi_Arabian_stocksThe Saudi Stock Exchange, or Tadawul, is to reduce its trading fees in order to encourage more secondary trading of debt and greater involvement from retail and institutional investors.

May 03, 2019

Arabic_traderBoursa Kuwait has announced the launch of a number of new products and investment instruments as part of the third phase of Kuwait’s Capital Markets Authority (CMA) market development project.

May 03, 2019

InvestingBahrain-based Al Waha Fund of Funds has commemorated its first anniversary by announcing that it has invested 50% of its $100 million fund.

Apr 26, 2019

The Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) is set to acquire a 24% stake in a New York real estate portfolio worth that includes a number of iconic Manhattan properties.

Apr 18, 2019

ADGM_squareAbu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), the emirate’s international financial centre, has enacted its new laws on anti-money laundering and terrorist financing.

Apr 18, 2019

StartupAfricInvest, a Tunisian private equity firm, has teamed up with Cathay Innovation, the venture capital fund set up by France-based Cathay Capital, to launch a venture capital fund targeting African startups.

Apr 18, 2019

ApprovedThe government of Saudi Arabia has “approved the framework” of its sovereign wealth fund the Public Investment Fund (PIF).

Apr 18, 2019

CitiUS banking giant Citi has announced the opening of its first office in the Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM).

Apr 12, 2019

InvestingUAE-based National Bank of Fujairah (NBF) has started an investment management business aimed at institutional investors, high net worth investors and the mass affluent.

Apr 12, 2019

Tax_calculatorA tax treaty between Saudi Arabia and UAE designed to provide a more flexible investment climate for the two countries has come into effect.


Executive Interviews

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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.