NEWS

Oct 27, 2017

Fund_growthThe Public Investment Fund in Saudi Arabia plans to triple its staff to around 200 people and increase its assets to more than $400 billion by 2020.

Oct 27, 2017

BoardroomThe Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency (SAMA) has joined a prominent Bahrain-based organisation that promotes standards for Islamic finance.

Oct 27, 2017

Initial public offering The initial public offering of Saudi Aramco will happen in 2018 as planned despite rumours of setbacks, says the Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman.

Oct 27, 2017

Riyadh_cityS&P Global Ratings has established an office in the Saudi Arabian capital.

Oct 27, 2017

DubaiInvestors on Nasdaq Dubai will soon be able to trade futures contracts on indices of the main Dubai and Abu Dhabi stock exchanges.

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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.