Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Investments

Trump presidency could have far-reaching effects on Gulf finance

A Donald Trump presidency in the United States could have far-reaching ramifications for personal finance in the Gulf, according to the financial experts at...

FAB Wealth Sentiment Index up 1.56% in June

Index score increases from 1038.28 in May, to 1054.52 in June 2017 First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB), the UAE’s largest bank and one of the...

Where and How to Invest in Dubai: Trends and Opportunities

Dubai FDI releases report on investment prospects across key sectors in the emirate Dubai FDI, the foreign investment agency in the Department of Economic Development...

Investment In Later Life: Everything You Need To Know

When it comes to dealing with the financial implications of life, such as starting a family or buying a house, your priorities don’t tend...

Mergers and Acquisitions Activity in GCC Region Set to Accelerate

Mergers and acquisitions activity in the GCC region is set to accelerate as lower oil prices force governments and corporations to consolidate fragmented industries....

Dubai Parks and Resorts to raise financing through Rights Issue

Dubai Parks and Resorts is seeking to raise a total of AED2.67bn in additional financing, of which Dh1.68bn is being raised through the Rights...

Abu Dhabi Investment Authority Publishes 2012 ADIA Review

The Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) today published its 2012 ADIA Review, providing a thorough overview of its activities over the past year while...

DIFC Reveals New Investment Opportunities

Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), the leading financial hub in the Middle East, Africa, and South Asia region (MEASA), has today published the “DIFC...

Emaar Malls Group LLC gears to sell 2 billion shares...

Emaar Properties PJSC (EMAAR), which is the most actively traded company in Dubai, is seeking to raise as much as $1.58 billion from the...

A few tips for property investors in 2016

2015 was a year of speculation and fluctuation, from oil prices to interest rates. But the global economic recovery, by and large, maintained an...

Islamic Finance Reveals 2013 Deals of the Year, Best Islamic Banks

Islamic Finance announced the full results of the annual Deals of the Year and Best Islamic Banks Poll. In Deals of the Year the capital...

2017 Sees a Record High Number of IPOs in GCC

A surge in number of floats in the GCC following the launch of the Parallel Market in Saudi Arabia creating a new platform for...

Funding the GCC’s infrastructure: is it time for Public Private Partnerships?

Ultra-low oil prices will continue to limit cash available to sovereigns in the Gulf Cooperation Council countries over the near term. Clearly GCC governments...

Real Estate Still Top Investment for UAE Residents

Real estate is the most popular class for investment for UAE residents, according to a new survey. Although investors prefer property over the traditional...

Dubai a safe haven for high-net worth GCC families investments

As a first-class tourism destination, and a world-leading financial services center, Dubai is seen as a safe haven for individuals from the rest of...

Investors Anticipating Monetary Policy Separation

BofA Merrill Lynch Fund Manager Survey Finds Investors Anticipating Monetary Policy Separation of Fed and ECB U.K. Unpopularity Deepens as Scottish Independence Vote Looms Sentiment towards...

Overweight or underweight in equities?

A global recovery is going to occur, so you might want to be marginally overweight in equities

Unprecedented interest in Abu Dhabi dual-tranche bonds reported

The Emirate of Abu Dhabi issued a US Dollar 5 billion dual-tranche bond · USD 2.5 billion 2.218 yield due 2021, and USD 2.5 billion...

U.S. Commercial Real Estate Shows Promise for Foreign Investors

By: Andres Szita, Cofounder and Chairman, Ethika Investments The United States commercial real estate market is rapidly rebounding after years of the recession. The...

Abu Dhabi Plans Bonds Sale

Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, is sounding out investors about plans to issue bonds for the first time in more...

Mark Faber recommends emerging markets and gold in 2016

Mark Faber, the publisher of the Gloom, Boom & Doom Report, said in an interview with Bloomberg “I believe that we’re already entering a...

Global Investors Now Bullish on Europe, Inflation and Gold

Global investors are significantly more positive on the outlook for Europe after the European Central Bank’s announcement of quantitative easing to reflate the region’s...

Dubai Investments Raises Foreign Ownership Cap to 49%

Dubai Investments PJSC , the leading, diversified investments company listed on the Dubai Financial Market, has raised foreign ownership limit in the company from...

2/3rd of UAE CEO’s Indicate Upcoming Significant Capital Investment

Three-quarters of CEOs interviewed in the UAE by the global research and consultancy firm Oxford Business Group (OBG) for a new survey said their...