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JLL’s Report Reveals New Opportunities for Investment in Healthcare

With the current shortage of hospitals, clinics and other healthcare facilities, an ageing population and the rise of medical tourism, there is a pressing...

Real Estate Still Top Investment for UAE Residents

Real estate is the most popular class for investment for UAE residents, according to a new survey. Although investors prefer property over the traditional...

Emaar Malls Group LLC gears to sell 2 billion shares...

Emaar Properties PJSC (EMAAR), which is the most actively traded company in Dubai, is seeking to raise as much as $1.58 billion from the...

Fundamental Analysis vs. Technical Analysis

A lot of people are now trying to accumulate more wealth through forex and stock trading. If you are planning to make money in...

Funding the GCC’s infrastructure: is it time for Public Private Partnerships?

Ultra-low oil prices will continue to limit cash available to sovereigns in the Gulf Cooperation Council countries over the near term. Clearly GCC governments...

Mark Faber recommends emerging markets and gold in 2016

Mark Faber, the publisher of the Gloom, Boom & Doom Report, said in an interview with Bloomberg “I believe that we’re already entering a...

Emirates Set to Close US$600 Million Sukuk

Emirates is pleased to announce a successful execution of a US$600 million sukuk (Islamic finance issuance). The issuance received a good response from both...

2/3rd of UAE CEO’s Indicate Upcoming Significant Capital Investment

Three-quarters of CEOs interviewed in the UAE by the global research and consultancy firm Oxford Business Group (OBG) for a new survey said their...

Dubai a safe haven for high-net worth GCC families investments

As a first-class tourism destination, and a world-leading financial services center, Dubai is seen as a safe haven for individuals from the rest of...

DFSA Issues General Investor Statement on Cryptocurrencies

The Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) wishes to draw investors’ attention to certain new and evolving online offerings. These product offerings tend to involve...

2018 Market Outlook: Macro Bullish

Inflation could be a global game-changer for stock and credit markets Global economic growth accelerates BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research issued a bullish macro...

Financial systems across the world are stalling

World Economic Forum Financial Development Report 2012 shows that financial systems across the world are stalling Hong Kong tops the Financial Development Index; top six...

Unprecedented interest in Abu Dhabi dual-tranche bonds reported

The Emirate of Abu Dhabi issued a US Dollar 5 billion dual-tranche bond · USD 2.5 billion 2.218 yield due 2021, and USD 2.5 billion...

Abu Dhabi Priced a USD 10.0 billion International Bond Offering

Abu Dhabi successfully prices USD 10.0 billion multi-tranche bonds, demonstrating strong investor confidence in its unique and solid credit fundamentals · The bonds priced at...

Abu Dhabi Plans Bonds Sale

Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, is sounding out investors about plans to issue bonds for the first time in more...

Outflows rise in equities; Record influxes into gold funds

According to a new paper by Bank of America Merrill Lynch, volatility seems to be taking its toll on risk assets flows. “Outflows continued...

Investors Anticipating Monetary Policy Separation

BofA Merrill Lynch Fund Manager Survey Finds Investors Anticipating Monetary Policy Separation of Fed and ECB U.K. Unpopularity Deepens as Scottish Independence Vote Looms Sentiment towards...

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...