NEWS

Jul 14, 2015

Wall streetAsia and Africa have increased their share of sales by US-listed companies, highlighting a shift in global growth patterns.

Jul 14, 2015

Bank of EnglandThe Bank of England hopes to provide sharia-compliant banks with access to its balance sheet so they can meet liquidity requirements, in a move that underlines the growing

Jul 14, 2015

Signing dealA deal on Iran's nuclear programme reached today in Vienna could begin an opening-up process similar to when Russia entered global equity markets in the 1990s.

Jul 07, 2015

BarometerA fund manager in the UAE has warned that the bombing of a Kuwait mosque on June 26, in which 27 people died, highlights an increased risk of terror across the Gulf.

Jul 07, 2015

Desert oil pumps1Saudi Arabia-based Arab Petroleum Investments Corporation (Apicorp) says it may issue the first sukuk of a planned $3 billion sukuk programme this year.

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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.

Roundtables

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.

SOUTH AFRICA ROUNDTABLE: Airline syndrome

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.