NEWS

Sep 08, 2014

Oil refineryInternational investors who take advantage of Saudi Arabia opening its stock exchange to qualified foreign investment next year will find they are heavily exposed to oil.

Aug 21, 2014

Dubai1The chief executive of the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) has resigned for personal reasons after six years with the organisation.

Aug 21, 2014

Eggshell emergingGlobeSaudi Arabia could destabilise frontier market indices if it fails to qualify as an emerging market under MSCI rules.

Aug 19, 2014

Washington DCThe National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD) has renamed its United States subsidiary amid rising bilateral trade between the US and the UAE.

Aug 11, 2014

Equities going upFrontier market equities extended their lead over emerging and developed market indices in July, according to a leading index provider.

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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.