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Emirates plans dual listing on Dubai and London Stock Exchanges

 Dubai might list rather sooner than later some of its top performing state-owned companies on the local stock market, in parallel to listings on...

Istithmar World Investment Management (Dubai) Limited to operate from DIFC as...

To focus on private equity and alternative investment opportunities Istithmar World, the investment arm of Dubai World,  today announced that its investment management entity, Istithmar...

Hedge Funds Extend Record Asset Total for 4th Consecutive Quarter

Total hedge fund assets surpass $2.4 trillion, led by credit-sensitive Event Driven strategies; Number of hedge funds surpasses 10,000 for first time since 2006 Total capital...

Goldman Lowered Its Annual Forecast for Commodity Returns

Goldman Sachs lowered its 12-month forecast for commodity returns, predicting a fall in precious metals, agriculture and energy. The investment bank, which kept its “neutral”...

Emaar Properties Q1 2012 net operating profit up 44%

Revenue of malls and hospitality increased by 25%; account for 58% of the company’s total revenue Unveils ‘Dubai Modern Art Museum & Opera House District’...

Gold coins or faceless money

What the history of ancient gold coins says about Europe's kingless, faceless money today... So when Vespasian was proclaimed Emperor by the legions in...

Dubai Holding consolidates its property companies and financial arms

Dubai Holding, one of the Dubai’s largest business conglomerates, said it was consolidating the back-office operations of its property companies and two of its...

GFH announces the appointment of executive Chairman and new capital program

Gulf Finance House B.S.C. (GFH) today announced the appointment of Esam Janahi as Executive Chairman and the launch of a new capital program. Following...

Cash, shares, property, gold or silver?

Investors should adjust their risk appetite to austerity measures Nowadays, investors face hard times, because interest rates are low and cash and government bonds...

Local IPOs in the pipeline

A number of local initial public offerings (IPO) is planned for the coming months amid ripe valuations and investor appetite for UAE stocks. Earlier this...

Repositioning Private Capital: Money Movements Around The Globe

More than a tenth of the world’s ultra high net worth wealth is managed by Swiss banks and it is estimated at approximately CHF3...

Global Sell-off Investors Best Buying Opportunity in a Decade

The worst global market sell-off since the 2008 crash will become an important buying-opportunity for investors. The prediction by Nigel Green, CEO and founder of...

MENA Investors Cautious due to Heightened Risk in Geopolitical Environment

Global equity markets closed on a mixed note, taking a breather after a sharp rise in 2019. The heightened geopolitical risk in the Middle...

Middle East investment banking fees up 22%

Thomson Reuters released its investment banking analysis for the Middle East region for the first nine months of 2013.

ADNOC Public Offering Receives High Interest from Investors

Following the initial announcement of the public offering of ADNOC’s shares in the United Arab Emirates, the market continues to show a healthy appetite...

Mergers and Acquisitions Activity in GCC Region Set to Accelerate

Mergers and acquisitions activity in the GCC region is set to accelerate as lower oil prices force governments and corporations to consolidate fragmented industries....

Islamic Finance news Awards Ceremony and Dinner

The Islamic Finance news Awards 2008 Ceremony and Dinner will be held at the Al Ameera Ballroom, Grand Hyatt Dubai on the 3rd March...

Private Equity deals on the rise in 2012 in Middle East

Private Equity Investors vie for opportunities in defensive sectors Middle East private equity investors are increasingly seeking opportunities in defensive sectors, according to Deloitte. Education,...