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: ‘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.