NEWS

Sep 08, 2017

London_Stock_ExchangeLondon's chance of hosting the listing of Saudi Aramco was in doubt after politicians questioned proposals by the UK regulator to facilitate it.

Sep 08, 2017

Moodys_websiteMoody's has downgraded its outlook for Oman's banking system from stable to negative reflecting the government's reduced capacity to support lenders.

Sep 08, 2017

RobotThe Public Investment Fund, a Saudi Arabian sovereign wealth fund, and Japan's SoftBank are setting up a joint platform to promote robotics.

Sep 08, 2017

boardroom_signThe chief executive and chairman of Abu Dhabi-owned Falcon Private Bank have stepped down.

Sep 08, 2017

HandshakeOman has appointed Tahir bin Salim Al Amri as executive president of the Central Bank of Oman. He replaces Hamood Sangour al-Zadjali, who has led the bank since 1991.

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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.