NEWS

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 22, 2019

HandshakeLong-time Deutsche Bank executive Bassel Zaouk has been appointed as the new chief executive of the German bank’s securities division in Saudi Arabia.

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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.