NEWS

Jun 23, 2017

Emerging_markets1Index provider MSCI has begun a consultation to decide if Saudi Arabia should join its Emerging Markets index in May 2019.

Jun 23, 2017

ComplianceA dispute over the legality of $700 million of sukuk issued by a UAE-based gas company threatens to usher in a crisis in Islamic finance.

Jun 23, 2017

Dubai_skylineEuropean domiciles supply the majority of foreign funds licensed for distribution in the UAE, according to new figures.

Jun 23, 2017

Saudi_Arabian_stockThe naming of Mohammed bin Salman as the crown prince of Saudi Arabia triggered a rally on the country's stock exchange.

Jun 23, 2017

Egyptian_statuesA rise in tourist numbers in Egypt will improve conditions for the nation's banks, 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.