NEWS

Oct 28, 2016

graph up downDebt issuance in the Middle East in the first nine months of the year was worth nearly $44 billion, an increase of 75% compared with the corresponding period in 2015.

Oct 28, 2016

Handshake 3Swiss investment firm CdR Capital has appointed Faysal Badran to the board of its Dubai operation.

Oct 28, 2016

Dubai skylineKuwait-based bank Ahli United has listed a $200 million Islamic bond on the Nasdaq Dubai exchange.

Oct 28, 2016

Office buildings1The Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) has opened its first office in Hong Kong as it seeks to improve its research and analysis of Asia.

Oct 21, 2016

Standard and PoorsThe Saudi Arabian regulator has granted approval to Standard & Poor's to provide credit ratings in the country.

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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.