Markets

DGCX Traded 1.37 Million Contracts in January, $ 33 Billion

The Dubai Gold and Commodities Exchange, DGCX, has traded an aggregate 1.37 million contracts in January, valued at US$33 billion. The exchange recorded its highest...

US Federal Reserve System Raises Base Interest Rate

The US Federal Reserve System acting as the national central bank has raised the base interest rate by 25 percentage points to 0.5-0.75%, the...

GCC Bond Market to Continue Gaining Momentum Despite Lower Performance

GCC bond market expected to witness continued increase in the volume of issuances. · Increased demand from international investors due to relative stability and appealing...

Oil prices whipsaw as regional markets weigh macroeconomic conditions

Oil declines to $50 a barrel after news on Russia’s no deal with OPEC After the major OPEC news last week, oil reacted positively and...

Markets sell-off may evolve into a prolonged scenario

In Monday early trading, European shares fell by their most in nearly three months, hit by a global sell-off in stocks and bonds as...

First Mergers & Acquisitions Global Report Launched

Report’s key finding is that effective people management can drive value in M&A Transactions Mercer, the global human resources consultancy, has developed and released it’s...

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...

Regional markets rally forward with 2.3% gain last week

Positive oil-related triggers needed to sustain recent upswing After a one-week break, buyers reasserted themselves pushing regional markets, especially those GCC, back in the black,...

Dubai, Abu Dhabi lead regional market rally this week

After closing February on a strong note, the first week of March saw buyers doubling down and momentum continuing this current upswing, according to...

Trading volumes on DGCX rose 42% in February

February marked another strong month of trading for the Dubai Gold and Commodities Exchange, DGCX, driven by continued global market volatility and the availability...

DFM General Index rose 8.1% by the end of February

The Dubai Financial Market, DFM, General Index increased by 8.1% to 3,240 points at the end of February compared to 2,998 points at the...

Regional markets to close February in the green as KSA struggles...

Regional markets are showing resiliency for the first time in a long time as they ride out another volatile week and preserve monthly gains....

Emaar Properties records net operating profit of US$ 1.193 billion in...

Full-year revenue grows 33% to AED 13.661 billion (US$ 3.719 billion) Recurring revenue from shopping malls & retail and hospitality & leisure businesses in 2015...

GCC markets ended 2015 in red zone due to volatile oil...

Trading activities fell due to negative sentiments over the region Market capitalization declined 11.4%YoY in 2015 GCC markets close lower in 2015 GCC markets closed lower in...

2016 Markets Outlook: Return of Value Investing

Glass Half-Full: Bullish on Stocks, Not Sectors; Year of Modest Global Growth: U.S. Grows, China Slows and Brazil Contracts; More Volatility as Monetary Policies Diverge, Rates...

Regional markets close October on negative note despite slight rally

Stock markets in the MENA region closed October on a negative note with varying degrees of losses despite exhibiting a slight rally earlier in...