NEWS

Sep 08, 2014

Oil refineryInternational investors who take advantage of Saudi Arabia opening its stock exchange to qualified foreign investment next year will find they are heavily exposed to oil.

Aug 21, 2014

Dubai1The chief executive of the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) has resigned for personal reasons after six years with the organisation.

Aug 21, 2014

Eggshell emergingGlobeSaudi Arabia could destabilise frontier market indices if it fails to qualify as an emerging market under MSCI rules.

Aug 19, 2014

Washington DCThe National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD) has renamed its United States subsidiary amid rising bilateral trade between the US and the UAE.

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.

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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.