Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Investments

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...

Bitcoin Investors Beware: Highly Volatile, Lacks Regulations

Global banking regulator sends a warning to bitcoin investors Stefan Ingves, chairman of global regulators at the Basel Committee and governor of Sweden's Riksbank, said...

Investors Cautiously Optimistic, FGB Wealth Sentiment Index

FGB, one of the leading banks in the UAE, has announced the first score of its Wealth Sentiment Index, which stands at 1017.41 for...

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...

JLL’s Report Reveals New Opportunities for Investment in Healthcare

With the current shortage of hospitals, clinics and other healthcare facilities, an ageing population and the rise of medical tourism, there is a pressing...

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....

Smart Real Estate Investing: Where to Spend in 2015?

With the changing global economy and emergence of new markets, the map for smart real estate investment has changed. Even safe-haven investors who used...

ADNOC Public Offering Receives High Interest from Investors

Following the initial announcement of the public offering of ADNOC’s shares in the United Arab Emirates, the market continues to show a healthy appetite...

Dubai’s Real Estate Market Leader IPO Set for Early November

Emaar Properties board chairman Mohamed Alabbar on Saturday said he expects that a 30% stake of Emaar Development will be offered for public subscription...

Emaar Development IPO Seeks up to $1.5 Bln

Emaar Properties is looking to raise as much as $1.5 billion from the sale of shares in its development unit in Dubai's first major...

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...

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 Priced a USD 10.0 billion International Bond Offering

Abu Dhabi successfully prices USD 10.0 billion multi-tranche bonds, demonstrating strong investor confidence in its unique and solid credit fundamentals · The bonds priced at...

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...

Why the Middle East Is Betting on a Solar Future

Just how cheap has solar energy gotten? To give you an indication, Middle Eastern countries from Saudi Arabia to the United Arab Emirates are...

Global Institutional Investors’ Average Target Allocation to Real Estate Increases

The real estate asset class continues to experience growth in institutional capital allocations. In fact, 2017 represents an important milestone in this regard according...

Not So Slim’s Secrets

Buying high and holding on with Mexico's bargain-hunting billionaire... CARLOS SLIM HELÚ has a lot of money. Or rather, he owns a lot of assets....

S&P affirms Abu Dhabi’s ratings

S&P Global Ratings affirmed its 'AA' long-term and 'A-1+' short-term foreign and local currency sovereign credit ratings on the Emirate of Abu Dhabi; The...

Dubai Parks and Resorts Announces IPO Subscription Rates

Dubai Parks and Resorts PJSC (under incorporation) (“Dubai Parks and Resorts”), a subsidiary of Meraas Holding LLC, announced today the subscription levels for both...

Bank of Japan Introduces Astonishing Stimulus Package

*Written by Marcus Holland from Options-Trading.com The decision comes with all kinds of risks, but Bank of Japan Leader Haruhiko Kuroda’s goal was to achieve...

Hedge Funds in India, MENA gain despite currency, commodity volatility

Hedge fund capital invested in Emerging Markets (EM) posted a narrow gain for the third quarter as EM, Currency and Commodity Volatility all increased...

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...

MENA Investors Shift Focus from UAE Residential to Hospitality Market

UAE's residential market continues to be the most preferred investment choice for MENA investors. According to JLL’s 2014 MENA Investors Sentiment Survey, the regional...

Financial systems across the world are stalling

World Economic Forum Financial Development Report 2012 shows that financial systems across the world are stalling Hong Kong tops the Financial Development Index; top six...