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GCC stock markets tumble as Iranian oil expected to flood already...

As the end of economic and financial sanctions lifted Iran's equity market, the prospect of Iranian oil flooding an already oversupplied crude market sent...

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...

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...

Emerging Markets On A Bumpy Ride

Emerging markets have been the darlings of global investors for most of the last decade. Even the most conservative investors, such as pension funds...

GCC Market Sell-Off Ahead of a Possible Conflict in Syria

Dubai benchmark index fell to its lowest point on Tuesday as a result of investors' fears of a war in Syria. Retail traders are...

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 ,...

Fund Manager Survey finds investors less positive

Global investors are moderating their earlier exuberance in the face of somewhat lower conviction over global growth, though they remain positive towards equity markets...

UAE Equity Markets Advance on Foreign Investments Comeback

The UAE equity markets have been shown interesting activities recently. The prior market expectations were quite bearish. Projections pointed to a corrective index wave...

GCC Markets Performance in March 2013

· All GCC markets, except the UAE, ended in the green · Kuwait led the rally, with a 4.0%MoM gain, followed by Saudi Arabia · Trading...

2013 Offers Better Prospects for UAE, Saudi Arabia’s Financial Markets

At present, market analysts expect that in the first half o 2013, stock markets of UAE and Saudi Arabia will excel in performance compared...

Private capital pursuing mining and metals investments

Increasing interest in mining and metals from private equity funds, sovereign wealth funds and state-owned enterprises is set to be a key trend in...

Equity markets in emerging economies to experience significant growth in next...

Emerging market capitalization could account for half of the world total by 2020In under a decade, equity markets in the emerging world have flourished...

Optimism outweighs fears of Fiscal Cliff

Signs That Great Rotation out of Bonds Into Equities Is Starting Confidence in the outlook for China’s economy has surged to a three-year high, underpinning...

Leading Dubai-based conglomerate to launch an IPO

Dubai-based conglomerate Al Habtoor Group is considering to launch an IPO (initial public offering) in Dubai given strengthening equity markets, the company said in a...

Correlation between UAE’s and global equity markets remains positive

Average correlation of  Abu Dhabi and Dubai markets with the global markets remains positive during the years of a financial downturn. The UAE equity markets...

Gold poised for worst monthly run in 13 years

Gold remains in a long-term bull market Investors starting to look at lower gold price as a buying opportunity Gold is poised for the worst...

Asian Hedge Funds top Equity Markets again in 2011

Asian hedge funds outperformed volatile regional equity markets in 2011, marking the second consecutive year of such outperformance, according to data released today by HFR

Gold traders turn bullish

During the past week, following a volatile period in the last week of September, spot gold traded in a relatively subdued manner. Prices opened...