NEWS

Apr 21, 2017

Table_mountainUK-based wealth manager European Wealth has opened an office in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Apr 21, 2017

HandshakeInvestec Asset Management has hired Chris Newson as director of private markets, working in its Africa private markets platform.

Apr 21, 2017

Manama_BahrainKuwait Turkish Participation Bank (Kuveyt Turk) will treat its Bahrain branch as its Gulf headquarters after closing its operation in Dubai.

Apr 21, 2017

Saudi_Arabian_stockThe long-awaited shift to a two-day settlement cycle in Saudi Arabia comes into effect today, April 23.

Apr 21, 2017

Desert_oil_pumpsA planned 10% boost to gas production from Qatar's offshore North Field will propel economic growth, says a ratings agency.

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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.