NEWS

Sep 06, 2019

BlackRock_branchUS-based BlackRock, the world’s largest asset manager, has opened its office in Saudi Arabia.

Sep 06, 2019

Investment_portfolioThe Trade Bank of Iraq (TBI) has teamed up with Dubai-based asset manager Alpen Asset Advisers to launch the Dananeer Fund, a $100 million investment vehicle.

Sep 06, 2019

QatarAventicum Capital Management Qatar (ACMQ), the asset manager jointly established by Credit Suisse and the Qatar Investment Authority (QIA), has acquired selected funds and mandates from Qatar-based asset manager, Amwal.

Sep 06, 2019

BlockchainJibrel, a Swiss fintech operating in the Abu Dhabi General Market (ADGM), is set to launch what it claims is the first globally regulated, blockchain-powered platform for private funding in the UAE.

Sep 06, 2019

Falling_oil_pricesDespite a slump in oil prices, bonds issued in Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries enjoyed a record month in August fuelled by the global demand for high-grade debt.

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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.