NEWS

Oct 06, 2017

Islamic_bankingSharia-compliant indices have mostly outperformed conventional benchmarks this year thanks to their heavy exposure to information technology and healthcare stocks.

Oct 06, 2017

market_index_410An index that measures the mood of affluent investors in the UAE rose 3.5% between August and September.

Oct 06, 2017

Muslim_woman_driverSaudi Arabia's plan to end a ban on women drivers is expected to bring more women into the workforce and boost the economy.

Oct 06, 2017

Abu_Dhabi2Abu Dhabi sold 30-year bonds for the first time as part of a debt issue that raised a total of $10 billion.

Oct 06, 2017

DubaiSebastian Graewert has joined Indosuez Wealth Management to manage a representative office in Dubai.

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Executive Interviews

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.

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.

Roundtables

ROUNDTABLE: Charting the pace of reform

Nov 23, 2017

Saudi Arabian index inclusion, the onset of taxes and the Dana Gas controversy were among the issues discussed by our cross-industry panel. Chaired by George Mitton in Dubai.

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.