NEWS

Jul 21, 2017

Graph_up1There was a greater value of bonds issued in the Middle East in the first half of the year than in any corresponding period since records began in 1980.

Jul 21, 2017

Egyptian_hieroglyphicsEgypt's credit position appears stronger thanks to a positive review of its economic reform programme by the IMF.

Jul 21, 2017

UAE_marketsADCorp, an Islamic investment bank, says it has become the first Islamic institution to begin operations in the Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM).

Jul 21, 2017

AquisitionShuaa Capital says it has competed due diligence on its bid to acquire a brokerage and an investment company in the UAE.

Jul 21, 2017

Saudi_arabiaThe king of Saudi Arabia has elevated Mohammed El-Kuwaiz to the role of chairman of the Capital Market Authority (CMA), which regulates investments in the country.

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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.