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Jan 04, 2019

Romil_PatelFrom a foreign policy perspective, the MENA region was once considered predictable. That is no longer true, and investors have taken notice.

Jan 04, 2019

Cappadocia_TurkeyWith its large, vibrant economy and a considerable push on growth, Turkey is woven into the fabric of the emerging markets story, writes Romil Patel.

Jan 04, 2019

Dubai_marina_urban_skylineNew residency rules offer expats in the United Arab Emirates a chance to retire there – but as Indrajit Basu reports, there are strings attached.

Jan 04, 2019

Meysam_HamediAmid 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).

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.

Jan 04, 2019

Funds Global MENA asked a range of asset managers for their assessment of the past year and their predictions for the coming 12 months.

Jan 04, 2019

FactoryWith concerns over climate change growing, DWS sought advice from a range of experts. The asset manager’s senior ESG strategist, Murray Birt, explains.

Jan 04, 2019

Cheese_boardFunds Europe’s annual report on the French industry looks at business over the past year, as firms respond to ever-greater pressure on fees and increased competition in an already competitive domestic market.

Dec 14, 2018

InvestingThere was an 8.66% increase in the total value of private investment funds in Saudi Arabia in the third quarter of 2018, according to data from the Saudi Capital Market Authority (SCMA).

Dec 14, 2018

IPOSaudi-based alternative investment manager Alkhabeer Capital has successfully closed the initial public offering (IPO) of its real estate investment trust (REIT) fund.

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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.