Brexit Investor Sentiment

British voters have shocked financial markets on Friday by choosing to have the United Kingdom exit the European Union. So far, the "Brexit" vote is...

Family Businesses & Succession Planning in GCC Countries

As the GCC economy slows down due to declining oil prices, an important question presents itself: Where is the GCC money going? Even though there...

Regional Investor Appetite Shows Cautious Recovery

Investment trend likely points to oil as commodity inches towards $50 The second week of May saw buyers bravely step back into the markets after...

Equities set for a bear hug over the coming months

Goldman Sachs has downgraded its outlook on equities to "neutral" over the next 12 months, saying there's no particular reason to own them. "Until we...

Once Again! Long-term Bullish on Emerging Markets

Analysts at Bank of America Merrill Lynch reversed their five-year bearish call on emerging markets to a long-term bullish view, predicting that the chumps...

Investors Regain Confidence in Regional Markets

October is looking to close out with a wave of optimism. Global markets ended the week on a positive note led by US equity...

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...

Fundamental Analysis vs. Technical Analysis

A lot of people are now trying to accumulate more wealth through forex and stock trading. If you are planning to make money in...

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...

Real Estate emerges as the preferred asset class for Middle East...

Middle East sovereign investors have focused on increasing allocations to infrastructure and private equity over the last two years; however attitudes have changed in...

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...

China stocks slump 7%, triggering shortest trading day in its history

A plunge in Chinese stocks and a falling yuan sent financial markets across Asia sharply lower Thursday. Worries intensified about China's economy and whether...

FGB Wealth Sentiment Index score up 0.3% in February

Index score increases from 1017.41 in January to 1020.52 in February 2017 FGB, one of the leading banks in the UAE, has announced the latest...

Investors Significantly Less Confident in Global Economic Outlook

With increasing concern over China’s growth, investors are significantly less confident in the global economic outlook, according to the BofA Merrill Lynch Fund Manager...

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...

India ranks 3 rd in increase in UHNWI population over...

Mumbai and Delhi slated to move up to ranks 14 and 29 respectively by 2025 Knight Frank today released its 10th edition of the Wealth...

FAB Wealth Sentiment Index down 1.3% in July

Index score decreases from 1054.52 in June, to 1040.66 in July 2017 First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB), the UAE’s largest bank and one of the...

March Wealth Sentiment Index Score Reflects Increasing Optimism

Index score increases from 1020.52 in to 1024.61, up by 0.4% FGB, one of the leading banks in the UAE, has announced the latest score...