NEWS

Nov 17, 2017

Dubai_constructionThe value of corporate and infrastructure bonds issued in the Gulf countries this year has doubled compared with 2016.

Nov 17, 2017

Handshake_contractQatar First Bank has sold its stake in Amanat Holding, a Dubai-listed healthcare and education company.

Nov 17, 2017

DIFCThe Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) has launched a $100 million fund to invest in financial technology companies.

Nov 17, 2017

Desert_oil_pumpsRising oil production in several countries is helping to stimulate economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Nov 17, 2017

JeddahSaudi Arabia says it will issue licences for foreign entrepreneurs to set up businesses in a new city north of Jeddah.

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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.