GCC equity markets are looking increasingly attractive, BofA Merrill Lynch

· UAE remains the most preferred MENA market, offering long term growth · Kuwait is also a preferred market amongst the GCC Frontier markets · Saudi...

Global Investors Regain Risk Appetite

Investors have regained some appetite for risk with a strong consensus over a U.S. rate rise next month, according to the BofA Merrill Lynch...

Middle East Venture Partners close fund at US$30 million

Middle East Venture Partners (MEVP) announced today the second close of Middle East Venture Fund II (MEVF II) at more than US$30 Million. MEVF...

Investors’ Expectations of 2015 U.S. Rate Hike Are Receding

Signs Emerge That Gloom Over China Could Be Lifting Investors are expressing growing skepticism that the U.S. Federal Reserve (Fed) will raise rates this year...

Investors Hiking Cash Holdings; Expectations of Fed Hike Put Back to...

Global investors have raised their holdings of cash significantly in response to a weaker global economic outlook, particularly in China, according to the BofA...

Global investors have moved out of equities into cash

Proportion of Investors Buying Protection Against Equity Sell-off Reaches Survey High Global investors have moved out of equities into cash ahead of an expected U.S....

Investors Selectively Lowering Risk After Bond Sell-off

Global investors have less appetite for higher risk exposures, particularly in the U.S., according to the BofA Merrill Lynch Fund Manager Survey for May. While...

Investors Concerned about Overvaluation in Equity, Bond Markets

Investors see growing overvaluations in equities and bonds and have signaled concern about a valuation bubble forming, according to the BofA Merrill Lynch Fund...

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...

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...

Global Investors Regain Risk Appetite

Global investors have put some of their cash to work in spite of a more downbeat assessment of global growth and corporate profits, according...

Improved Growth Outlook Supports Keeping Faith With Equities

Global investors are keeping faith with equities while raising cash as markets enter the volatile year-end period, according to the BofA Merrill Lynch Fund...

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...

Dubai Among Top Cities for Global Investors in 2014

Dubai is among this year’s most attractive top cities for global investors. In addition, investment volumes in the country have increased dramatically for less...

Investors Turning to Cash as Geopolitics and Interest Rate Rise...

Europe Bears Brunt of Falling Sentiment but Emerging Markets Thrive Rising geo-political temperatures combined with the threat of rising U.S. interest rates have led global...

Dubai FDI launches digital magazine to showcase advantages of investing in...

‘Invest,’ now on Apple Newsstand, has tips and testimonials on setting up business in Dubai The Dubai Investment Development Agency (Dubai FDI), an agency of...

$773 billion worth ADIA bullish on diversifing emerging markets

The Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, ADIA, today published its 2013 ADIA Review, providing a thorough overview of its activities over the past year and...

Investors Are Regaining Risk Appetite

...but Below-Trend Growth & Over-Valuation Cause Concern Global investors have regained appetite for risk against the backdrop of strong liquidity and a fairly positive economic...