NEWS

Jul 28, 2014

market index 410Saudi Arabia's decision to open its stock market to direct foreign investment could slow down initial public offerings (IPOs) in the country by making local companies wary of giving up

Jul 24, 2014

Stock market2Saudi Arabia's plan to open its stock market to direct foreign investment in the first half of 2015 could increase foreign exposure to the market to $35 billion (€26 billion).

Jul 22, 2014

ETPs downFund managers are preparing for Saudi Arabia to open its stock market, worth nearly $550 billion, to direct foreign institutional investment in the first half of 2015.

Jul 15, 2014

ProfitDubai-based financial services firm Shuaa Capital made a profit of 14.4 million dirhams ($3.9 million) in the first half of the year, compared with a loss of 4.6 million dirhams in the same period of 2013.

Jul 15, 2014

Desert oil pumps1The rise of domestic oil and gas production in the United States is causing a rebalancing of global energy supply networks, says new research.

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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.