NEWS

Apr 26, 2019

A new investment fund worth more than $1 billion is set to be launched in the Abu Dhabi General Market (ADGM) by Mubadala, the emirate’s sovereign wealth fund.

Apr 26, 2019

Saudi Arabia has launched an initiative designed to attract international venture capital firms to the kingdom.

Apr 26, 2019

The Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) is set to acquire a 24% stake in a New York real estate portfolio worth that includes a number of iconic Manhattan properties.

Apr 26, 2019

Saudi Arabia’s securities regulator is considering removing or expanding the current limit on foreign ownership of its home-grown equities due to increased investor demand.

Apr 26, 2019

The board of directors for Egypt’s first ever sovereign wealth fund (SWF) is set to be named in May, according to planning minister Hala Al-Saeed.

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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.