NEWS

Mar 24, 2015

WealthJohannesburg-based Standard Bank has renamed its division that caters to customers with investable assets of at least $1 million.

Mar 24, 2015

GavelA senior UAE-based lawyer has called for the UAE regulator to take heavy enforcement action against listed companies that do not meet corporate governance requirements.

Mar 24, 2015

Handshake 3Deutsche Bank has hired Dr Melhem Melhem, formerly of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), as the chief economist of its securities services division in Saudi Arabia.

Mar 10, 2015

Launch-ribbon-cuttingDoha Bank plans to launch an exchange-traded fund (ETF) tracking an index of Qatari equities on the Qatar Exchange.

Mar 10, 2015

Real estate2Real estate remains a hugely popular asset class among wealthy people in the Gulf, with 81% of respondents in a survey saying they plan to increase their real estate investments in

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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.