NEWS

Mar 01, 2016

DubaiNatixis Global Asset Management has hired Amundi's former chief executive for the Middle East to head up its Dubai-based regional business.

Mar 01, 2016

Dubai constructionDubai is constructing projects worth nearly $54 billion, confounding fears that low oil prices would dampen development in the Gulf emirate.

Feb 16, 2016

SanctionsInvestors eager to buy assets in Iran should be aware that many sanctions relating to missile technology, human rights violations and terrorism remain in place, says a Luxembourg

Feb 16, 2016

Africa mapForeign investors are waiting for currency devaluations in countries such as Nigeria before committing funds to African equities.

Feb 09, 2016

MuskatEfforts by the Omani authorities to strengthen regulations for bond instruments, especially sukuk, could help the market for fixed income investment in the country to grow.

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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.