NEWS

Sep 28, 2018

Persian gulf statesSaudi Arabia, Qatar, UAE, Bahrain and Kuwait are set to join JP Morgan’s emerging market government bond indices in 2019.

Sep 28, 2018

Real_estateDubai-based Gulf Islamic Investments (GII) has signed a joint venture with US boutique asset manager FD Stone Water (FDS) to manage real estate investments in the US.

Sep 28, 2018

FintechJordan’s Arab Bank is to launch a £30 million venture fund targeting financial technology firms, according to its chief operating officer.

Sep 28, 2018

Sir Michael FallonBahrain-based alternative investment manager Investcorp has appointed Sir Michael Fallon, a British member of parliament and former cabinet minister, to its international advisory board.

Sep 28, 2018

Standard_and_PoorsQatar is at greater risk of having its credit rating downgraded than any other country in the world, according to ratings agency Standard & Poor’s (S&P).

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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.