NEWS

Mar 15, 2019

Mutual_fundsThe three main regulators of mutual funds in the UAE have joined together to launch a fund passport scheme designed to boost the country’s funds industry.

Mar 15, 2019

StartupThe Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) has launched a $10 million fund focused on local fintech start-ups.

Mar 15, 2019

Dividend_growth_arrowShares in UAE-based asset manager Dubai Investments rose sharply with the news that it will issue a 10% cash dividend for the year 2018.

Mar 15, 2019

DepatureAn Islamic finance scholar has stepped down from his role as a sharia advisor to UAE-based alternative investment manager Pegasus Agriculture.

Mar 15, 2019

Gavel_law booksAbu Dhabi’s sovereign wealth fund Mubadala has halted any new business dealings with Goldman Sachs over a lawsuit connected to the 1MDB case involving the Malaysian state fund.

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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.