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...

Global Investments Roundup

GM may drop Pontiac & GMC Brands; Turkey benchmark rate at record low; Zurich Financial buys AIG's Auto Insurance Unit; New York Times will...

2015 Market Outlook: Bull Market Slows to a Jog

Bullish on Stocks, Dollar, Volatility and Real Estate Opportunities to Be Found in Commodities and Emerging Markets BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research today released its...

MENA IPOs raised approximately US$2b in 2012

Three IPOs raised approximately US$339.8m in Q4 2012 MENA IPOs in 2012 up 134% compared to 2011 KSA’s Dallah Healthcare Holding Company lists on the Saudi...

Dubai Investments unveiled mixed-use project Mirdiff Hills

Part developer of some of the most popu­lar residential communities in town, Dubai Investments has lifted the curtain on Mirdiff Hills, a Dh2 billion...

Sovereign Financial Institutions taxation discussed in Abu Dhabi

Numbers of Sovereign Financial Institutions increased to as many as 40 worldwide since 1950s Sovereign Financial Institutions potential growth expected to range between US$6 and...

UAE Authorities Set to Facilitate Domestic Funds Licensing

The Securities and Commodities Authority (SCA), the Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) of the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), and the Financial Services Regulatory...

Mutual Funds of ADCB and NBAD at its lowest

Once very profitable investment, mutual funds of UAE-based National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD) and Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank (ADCB) are now a...

Dubai to launch new dollar bond – Statement

The Government of Dubai has hired Deutsche Bank, HSBC, and Standard Chartered to issue a dollar-denominated bond, according the official news agency WAM. The planned...

Why you should ignore the “slowdown” in emerging markets

Despite a most recent slowdown, emerging markets would continue to hold great potential for investors. Didier Saint Georges of Carmignac Gestion, one of the...

New Capital Protected Gold Notes and Mutual Fund Investment Combinations

Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank’s (ADIB) announced the launch of its Capital Protected Gold Notes that can be combined with a selection of mutual funds.

Dubai Parks and Resorts Secures US$1.15bn Syndicated Finance Facilities

Dubai Parks and Resorts PJSC (under incorporation) (“Dubai Parks and Resorts” or “the Company”), a subsidiary of Meraas Holding LLC, has today announced that...

Are Apple shares overvalued?

iPhone 5 and iPad Mini rumors affecting Apple's sales Apple reported disappointing third-quarter earnings , which some blamed on never-ending iPhone 5 rumors holding...

Abu Dhabi buys stake in Dimler

Daimler's $2.7 billion share sale to Aabar signals tough times. Aabar's stake to total 9.1% making it Daimer's biggest shareholder.

MENA IPOs raise US$218.9 Mn in Q3’11, up by 23.6%

MENA IPO Update, regional capital markets raised US$218.9 million in the third quarter of 2011, up by 23.6% from the US$177.04 million raised during the same period in 2010

LinkedIn expected to Go Public in 2011

LinkedIn, the social networking site for professionals, plans to go public in 2011 according Reuters. Morgan Stanley, Bank of America and JPMorgan are among 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...

Al Rajhi Capital and Arcapita announce launch of USD500 million Real...

Al Rajhi Capital, the investment banking subsidiary of Saudi Arabia’s Al Rajhi Bank, and Arcapita Bank B.S.C.(c), an international investment firm headquartered...