NEWS

Sep 15, 2015

Oriental mosaicIndex provider MSCI has launched a set of indices that screen stocks according to their market capitalisation rather than by total assets, which is the traditional method in Islamic

Sep 15, 2015

Oil pumpsA majority of sovereign wealth funds in the Middle East say they fear their governments will take money from them if oil prices stay low.

Sep 08, 2015

Signing dealThe Saudi Arabian investment banking arm of Bank Muscat, the largest commercial bank in Oman, has appointed Northern Trust to provide custody, fund valuation and accounting

Sep 08, 2015

Dubai marinaDeutsche Asset & Wealth Management has appointed Albert Trinkl as head of institutional asset management in the MENA region, based in Dubai.

Sep 08, 2015

Chairmans roomThe Bank of London and the Middle East (BLME) has promoted Michael Williams to chief executive from the position of acting chief executive that he assumed in May.

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Executive Interviews

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...

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.

Roundtables

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.

SOUTH AFRICA ROUNDTABLE: Airline syndrome

Jun 13, 2018

Our panellists tell us that instead of launching competing national projects, African countries should work together for the sake of a bigger capital market. Chaired by George Mitton in Cape Town.