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MENA Investors Shift Focus from UAE Residential to Hospitality Market

UAE's residential market continues to be the most preferred investment choice for MENA investors. According to JLL’s 2014 MENA Investors Sentiment Survey, the regional...

FAB Wealth Sentiment Index down 2.2% in August

First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB), the UAE’s largest bank and one of the world’s largest financial institutions, has announced the latest score of its...

Investors Selectively Lowering Risk After Bond Sell-off

Global investors have less appetite for higher risk exposures, particularly in the U.S., according to the BofA Merrill Lynch Fund Manager Survey for May. While...

Investors Are Regaining Risk Appetite

...but Below-Trend Growth & Over-Valuation Cause Concern Global investors have regained appetite for risk against the backdrop of strong liquidity and a fairly positive economic...

Dubai Among Top Cities for Global Investors in 2014

Dubai is among this year’s most attractive top cities for global investors. In addition, investment volumes in the country have increased dramatically for less...

A Record Of 2,170 Billionaires Worldwide Registered

Wealth-X and UBS Billionaire Census 2013 shows Asia as fastest growing region with 18 new billionaires in 2013

Investors Regain Confidence in Regional Markets

October is looking to close out with a wave of optimism. Global markets ended the week on a positive note led by US equity...

Investors Turning to Cash as Geopolitics and Interest Rate Rise...

Europe Bears Brunt of Falling Sentiment but Emerging Markets Thrive Rising geo-political temperatures combined with the threat of rising U.S. interest rates have led global...

Dubai FDI launches digital magazine to showcase advantages of investing in...

‘Invest,’ now on Apple Newsstand, has tips and testimonials on setting up business in Dubai The Dubai Investment Development Agency (Dubai FDI), an agency of...

Investors Moving Toward a “Risk-off” Position Amid Geopolitical Unrest

Hedge Funds Scale Back Leverage and Equity Allocations Global investors are moving toward a ”risk off” stance, taking on greater protection as the prospect of...

Investors Concerned That Global Economic Recovery Could Falter

Risk associated with the U.S. economy has escalated, though sentiment towards Europe has improved

Deflating news for men: Women Better Investors

A new study by Barclays Capital and Ledbury Research found that women were more likely to make money as investors in the financial markets,...

Investors Doubt Strength of Recovery as Cash Levels Rise Again

Money Managers Concerned About Geopolitical Risk and Chinese Defaults Global investors have increased cash and scaled back risk-taking, amid fears of geopolitical instability and questions...

Investors Increase Cash Positions and Scale Back GEM Equity Exposure

Fears Growing Over China, but Europe and U.S. Holding Firm Growing fears of a hard landing for China’s economy have further marginalized emerging market equities....

Merrill Lynch Wealth Management strengthens Middle East team

Merrill Lynch Wealth Management today announces three hires to the Middle East team. Leila Alameddine joins as Market Manager for Levant, Shereen Ghobrial joins...

Summer Fun for Precious Metals Investors

The long term needn't look quite so far off for bullion buyers right now... PUT ASIDE the rise in US interest rates, GDP and Fed...

Fund Managers Cut Exposure to Emerging Markets Equities

There is a growing sense of bullishness among fund managers across the world. Investors are most enamored by Europe, the continent that has best...

EU Optimism Offsetting Emerging Market Sell-off

Allocations to European Equities Hit Six-year High Investor bullishness towards European equities has reached pre-crisis highs as markets digest the emerging markets sell-off, according to...