NEWS

May 26, 2017

Falling_oil_pricesThe oil price fell roughly 5% despite oil producing nations agreeing to extend production cuts by another nine months.

May 26, 2017

Money_down_the_drainThe Kuwait Investment Authority (KIA) lost the equivalent of $1 billion in the financial year ending in March 2016, according to state media.

May 26, 2017

Rating_starsRatings agency Moody's has raised its rating outlook for the government of Abu Dhabi from negative to stable.

May 26, 2017

DubaiNorthern Trust has set up a branch office in the Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), a recently established financial free zone.

May 26, 2017

Loan_applicationAbu Dhabi-based investment firm Waha Capital has hired Rashid Siddiqi as a managing director in its recently established private debt business.

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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.