NEWS

Jun 14, 2019

CryptocurrenciesAbu Dhabi’s financial services watchdog has granted regulatory approval to Arabian Bourse (ABX) to operate a crypto asset exchange and custody service.

Jun 14, 2019

HandshakeAbu Dhabi-based investment manager Waha Capital has appointed Mohamed Hussain Al Nowais as its new managing director.

Jun 14, 2019

Multifamily propertiesBahrain-based alternative investment manager Investcorp has spent $370 million to acquire 11 new US multifamily properties.

Jun 14, 2019

Dubai_skylineDubai-based Greenstone Equity Partners has been granted a licence by the UAE’s Securities and Commodities Authority (SCA) to promote financial products and foreign securities.

Jun 14, 2019

Saudi_Arabian_stockRating agency Moody’s has welcomed the recent addition of Saudi stocks to the MSCI Emerging Market index as a credit positive event for the region’s asset managers.

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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.