NEWS

May 05, 2017

Africa_globeSouth African asset manager Cloud Atlas Investing has launched a pan-African exchange-traded fund (ETF) on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange.

May 05, 2017

Dubai_marinaTourists are spending less and house prices are falling in Dubai as the emirate adjusts to the effects of a low oil price.

May 05, 2017

Private_jetMumtalakat, the Bahraini sovereign wealth fund, has acquired a “significant” minority stake in a German private aviation company.

May 05, 2017

Falling_oil_pricesA sharp fall in the oil price suggests markets have underestimated shale producers' power to moderate supply.

May 05, 2017

Dubai_real_estateLuxury real estate firm Damac Properties has raised $500 million by listing a sukuk on the Nasdaq Dubai exchange.

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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.