NEWS

Aug 24, 2018

UAE-based ADAB Solutions has launched what it claims is the world’s first sharia-compliant cryptocurrency exchange.

Aug 24, 2018

Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund is turning to international banks for a loan in the region of $11 billion, according to the Financial Times.

Aug 24, 2018

US-based consulting firm AlixPartners has been appointed to oversee the separation of the Abraaj Growth Markets Health Fund (AGMHF) from the Abraaj Group.

Aug 24, 2018

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has praised Oman’s launch of a national summary data page (NSDP) for publishing essential macroeconomic data, a project that could help investors access important economic information.

Aug 24, 2018

The Egyptian government is looking to increase its foreign direct investment by more than 40% and create 750,000 jobs in the current fiscal year as part of a five year development plan.

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Executive Interviews

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...

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.

Roundtables

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.

SOUTH AFRICA ROUNDTABLE: Airline syndrome

Jun 13, 2018

Our panellists tell us that instead of launching competing national projects, African countries should work together for the sake of a bigger capital market. Chaired by George Mitton in Cape Town.