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Individual investors increase share of equities trading to 11.6% in May...

Individual investors on Nasdaq Dubai increased their share of equities traded value on the exchange to 11.6% in May 2011, up from 8.9% in...

Aabar Investments initiates a process to turn the company private

Aabar Investments board of directors signed off on the plan to turn the company private at a meeting on Thursday. In  another meeting,...

Investment Strategies – Sovereign Wealth Funds back in play

Analysis and Discussion with Jan Randolph of IHS Global Insight

Emaar’s new US$ 1 billion financing facility – Testament to financial...

Emaar Properties PJSC has signed a new Islamic and Conventional financing facility amounting to AED 3.6 billion (approx. US$ 1 billion) with Dubai Islamic Bank PJSC, National Bank of Abu Dhabi and Standard Chartered Bank as Mandated Lead Arrangers and Bookrunners.

Inflation or Deflation

The biggest risk to economies around the world in 2010 is a growth double dip. Further out, investors remain rightly concerned about hedging tail...

Fresh EU concerns prompt move to ‘Risk Off’

Growth Expectations Ease While Prospects of QE Return Investors have scaled back both risk-taking and their expectations for global growth after concerns about European Union...

UAE Authorities Set to Facilitate Domestic Funds Licensing

The Securities and Commodities Authority (SCA), the Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) of the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), and the Financial Services Regulatory...

International investors attracted by growth prospects in Middle East, says study

1. First Middle East survey on capital markets perceptions and IR practices commissioned by ME-IR Society 2. Thomson Reuters poll of international investors with regional...

Emirates NBD to increase Foreign Ownership Limit to 40%

Emirates NBD Bank, Emirates NBD, today announced its intention to increase Foreign Ownership Limit, FOL, to 40 percent in the future, and will seek...

Investors bullish about prospects for global growth

BofA Merrill Lynch Fund Manager Survey Finds Investors Displaying Growing Conviction in Growth Portfolio managers indicate that QE era is coming to an end Investors are increasingly...

CEO Transitions – a risky business when comes to shareholder value

Study Challenges Perceptions of CEO Transitions and the Risk to Enterprise Value

Investor confidence may continue to rise

Dubai plans to tap the international capital markets as early as next week with its first bond issue since the debt standstill in the...

Investors turn to U.S. and Emerging Markets, Fund Manager Survey

BofA Merrill Lynch Fund Manager Survey Finds Investors Turning to U.S. and Emerging Markets Amid Eurozone Fears

Wealth management firms revise approach to high net worth individuals

Wealth management firms and advisors need to provide a broader and more integrated set of capabilities to meet the complex needs of today’s high...

UAE Private Wealth Continues to Soar Amidst Global Decline

Steady gains in global personal wealth slid by more than 5 percentage points in 2018, according to a new report by Boston Consulting Group...

DFM Launches ‘myAccount’ Electronic Service for Dividends Distribution

As part of its strategy to provide market participants with smart and efficient solutions in line with the leadership’s digital transformation vision, the Dubai...

Sharjah International Airport Free Zone highlights investment incentives offered to investors

The Sharjah Airport International Free Zone (SAIF ZONE) has recently held an expanded  business meeting with a high-ranking Chinese delegation, comprising officials and businessmen...

Business, Political Uncertainty Driving Middle Eastern Investors To Secondary Commercial Locations

Amsterdam heads list of alternative office investment destinations Some Middle East and Asian investors are diversifying from UK to Dutch office space investment Savills,...