NEWS

Jul 07, 2017

QatarRatings agency Moody's downgraded Qatar's outlook from stable to negative and warned a quick resolution to the country's diplomatic crisis was unlikely.

Jul 07, 2017

ADIA_towerThe Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) says the creation of in-house teams has allowed it to broaden its portfolio of alternative assets.

Jul 07, 2017

IndicesSharia-compliant equity indices, which have a low exposure to the financial sector, have outperformed their conventional peers so far this year.

Jul 07, 2017

walletCountries such as Morocco, Tunisia and Turkey could profit as rising wages in central Europe compel manufacturers to look outside the continent.

Jul 07, 2017

ADGM_squareThe Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), a financial free zone in the UAE, has signed a deal to collaborate with the authority that oversees enterprise in Shenzhen and Hong Kong.

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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.