NEWS

Jun 09, 2017

Persian_gulf_mapQatar's credit quality is destined to decline if the country remains adrift as a result of a diplomatic row with its neighbours.

Jun 09, 2017

London_Stock_ExchangeThe London Stock Exchange must not bend its rules to accommodate a partial listing of Saudi Aramco, warns a fund manager.

Jun 09, 2017

Wealth_declineSovereign wealth funds expect less new funding in 2017 than in either of the past two years, indicating that low oil prices have dented governments' wealth.

Jun 09, 2017

Dubai_mall_Emaar_propertyEmaar Properties says it will list 30% of its UAE property development business on the Dubai Financial Market.

Jun 09, 2017

China_Construction_Bank_buiThe Hong Kong branch of China Construction Bank has listed a $1.2 billion bond on the Nasdaq Dubai exchange in a sign of increasing cooperation between China and the UAE.

Pages

Executive Interviews

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.

We’ll launch our first equity fund next year

Dec 08, 2016

Not many banks plant olive trees, but the Bank of Palestine has a social mission. It also has ambitious expansion plans, says chairman Hashim Shawa. He talks to George Mitton.

Roundtables

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.

ROUNDTABLE: Growing pains

Mar 08, 2017

Our panel in Qatar spoke about frustration with regulators, a shortage of listed companies and plans for a new financial city in Doha. Chaired by George Mitton.