Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Markets

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...

MENA M&A Market at Its Lows during 3Q2015

The MENA M&A market maintained, in 3Q2015, the slow activity witnessed during the recent period, as it fails to redress from the current lows....

Foreign and institutional trading in Etisalat Group to start September 15

Emirates Telecommunications Group Company has announced that foreign and institutional trading of its shares on Abu Dhabi Stock Exchange will start on September 15th. In...

Gulf Stocks Slide Deepens Amid Global Selloff

Stock markets in the petrodollar-dependent Arabian Gulf tumbled Sunday to multimonth lows, spooked by sharply lower oil prices and a global equities selloff over...

ADX approves new regulations for trading, clearance and depositing

The board of directors of Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) has approved the enforcement of new regulations for its operations including trading, clearance, registering...

MENA M&A Market Stalls, During 2Q2015, Well Behind Its 3-Year Rebound

The MENA M&A market markedly regressed during 2Q2015, well behind its prolonged 3-year revived activity. The overall 12-month activity now falls short from a...

MENA M&A Market Started 2015 on a Positive Note

The MENA M&A market depicted a steady activity during 1Q2015, prolonging its 9-month positive performance. Despite depressed oil prices and the regional political turmoil...

Foreign Funds Will Flow Back to Emerging Markets

Foreign funds will flow back to emerging markets as there is no indication of an interest rate hike in the near term. Emerging-market stocks rose...

Dubai Stock Market Rapid Stumble Explained

The stock market in Dubai saw a 10-month record decline recently. DFM General Index witnessed a decrease of 6.7%, which is the biggest since...

MSCI upgraded UAE and Qatar to Emerging Market Status

Late on Wednesday, Index compiler MSCI upgraded the United Arab Emirates and Qatar to emerging market status from frontier, as part of its semi-annual...

Stock Market Competition 2014 Kicks Off in UAE

Abu Dhabi University & Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange launches “Stock Market Competition 2014” Abu Dhabi University’s College of Business Administration has partnered with Abu Dhabi...

Hottest and still cheapest stock markets

Have you ever tried putting money in the stock market? If you have, then you probably know that it is hard to predict which...

Traders bullish on GCC bourses in 2014

UAE markets surged on Monday in an unusual year-end trend as investors bet on a bullish 2014 outlook. Abu Dhabi’s index climbed 1.6 percent to...

Dubai Financial Market gains nearly 100% in 2013

Dubai has a new record to brag about! The city's stock market doubled in value this year. The Dubai Financial Market Index hit a fresh...

GCC equity markets benefit from increased global investment inflows

Frontier markets outperforms emerging markets over the past 2 years

GCC investors expected to adopt a cautious approach

·GCC markets remained bullish in October ·Global markets extend its rally in October; QE program in focus ·Combined market capitalization increases 1.4%MoM in October GCC markets extend...

UAE bourse merger gathers steam as advisers hired

Abu Dhabi and Dubai have hired banks to advise on a possible merger of their two main stock exchanges, a state-backed deal that could...

Dubai Financial Market performance in September 2013

The Dubai Financial Market General Index up 9.5% to 2762.5 points at the end of September compared to 2523.1points at the end of August. At...

Dubai shares surge to 5-year high on heavy buying

Dubai shares rose to their highest level in almost five years on Sunday. Retail investors bought heavily into small-caps ahead of the third-quarter earnings...

GCC markets powered by optimism about Q3 earnings

GCC stock markets are expected to be supported in the near term by optimism over upcoming third-quarter earnings, although they are vulnerable to profit-taking...

Smartphone penetration gives UAE edge in real-time trading

A recent study by Google Inc. found that the smartphone penetration in the United Arab Emirates is 62%. One of the highest smartphone penetration...