NEWS

May 03, 2019

Saudi_Arabian_stocksThe Saudi Stock Exchange, or Tadawul, is to reduce its trading fees in order to encourage more secondary trading of debt and greater involvement from retail and institutional investors.

May 03, 2019

Arabic_traderBoursa Kuwait has announced the launch of a number of new products and investment instruments as part of the third phase of Kuwait’s Capital Markets Authority (CMA) market development project.

May 03, 2019

Graph_downDubai Financial Market (DFM), the company that owns the Dubai Stock Exchanges has made $7.65 million profit for the first quarter of 2019, a 43% decrease on the profit made in the corresponding period in 2018.

May 03, 2019

InvestingBahrain-based Al Waha Fund of Funds has commemorated its first anniversary by announcing that it has invested 50% of its $100 million fund.

May 03, 2019

Cloud_computingRegtech firm Fenergo has recruited a new head of sales for the Mena region and received a full licence from the Dubai International Finance Centre (DIFC).

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Executive Interviews

INTERVIEW: ‘Financing is the blood of Iran’s economy’

Jan 04, 2019

Amid a fresh wave of American sanctions, Romil Patel spoke to Meysam Hamedi, director of financial markets and instruments at Iran’s Securities & Exchange Organization (SEO).

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...

Roundtables

ROUNDTABLE: Hooked to the global caravan

Jan 04, 2019

With the MENA region at a tipping point, our panellists talk about economic diversification, the impact of regulation and the delayed Saudi Aramco listing. Chaired by Romil Patel in Dubai.

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.