NEWS

Sep 15, 2017

Persian_gulf_mapThe diplomatic rift between Qatar and a group of countries led by Saudi Arabia threatens the credit ratings of every state in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC).

Sep 15, 2017

Standard_and_PoorsS&P Dow Jones Indices has launched an index covering the equity markets of Malawi, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda and Kenya.

Sep 15, 2017

WarehouseGlobal Investment House, of Kuwait, has acquired two UK warehouses as the sixth transaction in its UK commercial real estate programme.

Sep 15, 2017

DIFCThe regulator of the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) has vowed to collaborate on financial technology with the Securities Commission Malaysia.

Sep 15, 2017

Boardroom_table1Bahrain-based alternative investment firm Investcorp has appointed the chairman of India's largest private sector bank to its advisory board.

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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.