NEWS

Aug 11, 2014

Equities going upFrontier market equities extended their lead over emerging and developed market indices in July, according to a leading index provider.

Jul 28, 2014

market index 410Saudi Arabia's decision to open its stock market to direct foreign investment could slow down initial public offerings (IPOs) in the country by making local companies wary of giving up

Jul 24, 2014

Stock market2Saudi Arabia's plan to open its stock market to direct foreign investment in the first half of 2015 could increase foreign exposure to the market to $35 billion (€26 billion).

Jul 22, 2014

ETPs downFund managers are preparing for Saudi Arabia to open its stock market, worth nearly $550 billion, to direct foreign institutional investment in the first half of 2015.

Jul 15, 2014

ProfitDubai-based financial services firm Shuaa Capital made a profit of 14.4 million dirhams ($3.9 million) in the first half of the year, compared with a loss of 4.6 million dirhams in the same period of 2013.

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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.