NEWS

Aug 11, 2017

Desert_oil_pumpsOpec will manage its members' output to keep the oil price between $45 and $55 a barrel because this is the highest range it can realistically achieve.

Aug 11, 2017

Profit_protectionProfit growth at the five largest banks in Saudi Arabia will stall in the coming 12 to 18 months as the economy slows.

Aug 11, 2017

GrowthQatar-based investment firm QInvest recorded a net profit equivalent to $9.5 million in the first half of the year, more than the corresponding figure for the whole of 2016.

Aug 11, 2017

Dubai International Financial CentreThe regulator of the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) has fined a former employee of Deutsche Bank $25,000 for submitting false information.

Aug 11, 2017

Mergers_and_aquisitionBahrain-based alternative asset manager Investcorp has doubled its assets under management through acquisitions.

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Executive Interviews

EXECUTIVE INTERVIEW: A natural interest in the topic

Mar 08, 2017

Since 2016, Guillermo Ortiz has been a chairman of Latin America’s BTG Pactual. The former central banker of Mexico talks to Nick Fitzpatrick.

We’ll launch our first equity fund next year

Dec 08, 2016

Not many banks plant olive trees, but the Bank of Palestine has a social mission. It also has ambitious expansion plans, says chairman Hashim Shawa. He talks to George Mitton.

Roundtables

SOUTH AFRICAN ROUNDTABLE: Spirit of Ubuntu

Mar 08, 2017

The move to a three-day settlement cycle, the appearance of new stock exchanges, and recent rules on hedge funds were discussed by our panel in Cape Town. Chaired by George Mitton.

ROUNDTABLE: Growing pains

Mar 08, 2017

Our panel in Qatar spoke about frustration with regulators, a shortage of listed companies and plans for a new financial city in Doha. Chaired by George Mitton.