Oct 06, 2015

DubaiAberdeen Asset Management hopes to set up its first office in the Middle East by early 2016 and will eventually employ fund managers to manage money locally.

Sep 29, 2015

Statue of liberty USThe sovereign wealth fund of Qatar has opened an office in New York to help deploy $35 billion that it has committed to investing in the US in the next five years.

Sep 29, 2015

Coins fallingEIIB-Rasmala, a London-listed asset manager with offices in Dubai, Muscat and Cairo, says its assets under management fell slightly in the first six months of the year due to redemptions and market movements.

Sep 22, 2015

Dollar pressSaudi Arabia's foreign exchange reserves can sustain its currency's peg to the dollar despite pressure from China devaluing the renminbi, says a leading economist.

Sep 22, 2015

Arrow_down1Low oil prices caused a 58% decline in corporate and infrastructure bond and sukuk issuances in the Gulf countries in the year ending August 31.


Executive Interviews

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...

INTERVIEW: Protecting the investment

Nov 23, 2017

Rasmala’s trade finance fund recently passed $100 million in assets. Doug Bitcon, head of credit strategies, explains why he has to be hands-on.


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.


Jun 13, 2018

Our panellists tell us that instead of launching competing national projects, African countries should work together for the sake of a bigger capital market. Chaired by George Mitton in Cape Town.