Monday, February 19, 2018

Markets

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...

Most GCC Markets Witness Correction in June

Saudi and Qatar – sole advancers Trading activity declines in June GCC markets witnessed some correction in June, following a strong rally in May, reports Global...

UAE Private Equities on Verge of Multi-year Rally

The UAE stock markets are in the midst of a long-term, multi-year upward trend, and the bullish performance thus far signals a revival that...

UAE Stock Markets Top Performers in H1 of 2013

In the first six months of 2013, the Dubai Financial Market (DFM) and Abu Dhabi's Emirates Securities Market (ADX) advanced the most among...

DGCX to List SENSEX Futures for Trading on July 5

The Dubai Gold and Commodities Exchange (DGCX) announced today that it will launch a futures contract based on SENSEX, the blue-chip stock index of...

DFM General Index Lost Nearly 2 Percent

Dubai’s benchmark stock index headed for another big slump  today. Asian markets are broadly lower amid an emerging-market rout after China signaled it will...

DFM General Index retreated 2.7 percent

Dubai’s benchmark stock index headed for the biggest drop in more than a year on Sunday. A concern about the U.S. reducing fiscal...

Middle East Finance Professionals Most Stressed Worldwide

Despite relatively steady economic growth, many financial professionals working in the Middle East still experience work-related stress. According to a survey conducted by eFinancialCareers,...

Cutting UAE to neutral; Upping Qatar to overweight

UAE graduation to GEM a plus, but investment outlook reduced While the MSCI decision to raise the UAE to GEM status is a positive surprise,...

UAE To Join The Emerging Markets

MSCI Announces the Results of the 2013 Annual Market Classification Review MSCI Inc., a leading provider of investment decision support tools worldwide, including indices, portfolio...

Dubai Financial Market in Correction Phase

Dubai Financial Market Index closed the previous session at 2,344.76. The index could correct further if it moves below 2,265. However, the index held...

DGCX Monthly Volumes Rise 70% in May

The Region's Leading Derivatives Marketplace Exchange registers monthly volume record of 1.4 million contracts, valued at $ 48.47 billion Year to Date Volumes rise by 107...

Dubai stocks hit 55-month high

Dubai Financial Market general index broke above a major technical resistance and hit a fresh 55-month high on Sunday, as mid-cap stocks surged on...

Frontier Markets ETFs Soared in May

The iShares MSCI Frontier 100 ETF is proving Thursday's massive volume spike was not a fluke. Along with some other frontier markets ETFs ,...

Investors would remain overweight in UAE, Saudi

Global index developer MSCI (Morgan Stanley Capital International) will announce in mid-June whether or not it will upgrade the UAE to 'emerging market' from...

Nasdaq Dubai to launch bond trading platform

NASDAQ Dubai, the Middle East's international financial exchange, is preparing to open a platform on which investors can trade Sukuk (Islamic bonds) and conventional...

DFM’s market capitalization increases by 9.4% in March

The Dubai Financial Market General Index rose 16.7% to 2135.4 points at the end of April compared to 1829.2 points at the end of...

UAE Stock Markets Reach Fresh Multi-year High

UAE stock markets reached fresh multi-year highs as trading volumes increased, but some market players said valuations were starting to appear stretched and a...

Dubai Financial Market General Index hits 2,000 points

For the first time since Nov. 2009, the Dubai Financial Market General Index (DFMGI) crossed the level at 2,000 points in early Tuesday trading,...