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...

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...

Gold prices broadly expected to weaken next week, but…

Gold prices are expected to weaken in the coming week. This belief is mainly driven by investors concerns about what action the U.S. Federal...

GCC Markets Performance in August 2013, Report

· GCC markets lose steam in August on global cues · Global markets decline on Syria concerns · Combined market capitalization falls 1.6%MoM in August GCC markets...

Stock Market and Economic Cycles

Understanding the difference between market and economic cycles and how they are related to investment performance can help determine the best timing strategies and...

UAE Financial Markets to Close For Eid Al Fitr Holidays

The Securities and Commodities Authority (SCA) announced that the Eid Al Fitr holidays for the financial markets will begin on Wednesday 29th of Ramadan...

DGCX H1 Volumes Up 101% Year-On-Year

H1 2013 volumes reach 7,716,340 contracts, up 101% from last year Currency volumes in H1 increase by 112% Indian Rupee futures up 95% in H1 June volumes...

DFM General Index increases by 21.5% in Q2, 2013

The Dubai Financial Market (DFM) General Index increased by 21.5% to 2222.6 points at the end of this quarter compared to 1829.2 points at...