NEWS

Nov 24, 2017

NasdaqThe Nasdaq Dubai exchange has put its support behind a Kenyan scheme to launch the first sukuk in east Africa.

Nov 24, 2017

Lagos_citySouth African asset manager Vantage Capital has invested $12.5 million in the Nigerian property developer behind a major mall in Lagos.

Nov 24, 2017

FintechThe Australian Securities and Investments Commission has agreed a financial technology partnership with the regulator of the Dubai International Financial Centre.

Nov 24, 2017

UAE_marketsUAE brokerage Al Ramz Capital has received a licence to offer short selling on the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange.

Nov 24, 2017

RegulationsThe Monetary Authority of Singapore has built on an existing agreement with the Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) to strengthen collaboration on regulation.

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Executive Interviews

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.

EXECUTIVE INTERVIEW: A natural interest in the topic

Mar 08, 2017

Since 2016, Guillermo Ortiz has been a chairman of Latin America’s BTG Pactual. The former central banker of Mexico talks to Nick Fitzpatrick.

Roundtables

ROUNDTABLE: Charting the pace of reform

Nov 23, 2017

Saudi Arabian index inclusion, the onset of taxes and the Dana Gas controversy were among the issues discussed by our cross-industry panel. Chaired by George Mitton in Dubai.

SOUTH AFRICAN ROUNDTABLE: Spirit of Ubuntu

Mar 08, 2017

The move to a three-day settlement cycle, the appearance of new stock exchanges, and recent rules on hedge funds were discussed by our panel in Cape Town. Chaired by George Mitton.