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MENA M&A Market at Its Lows during 3Q2015

The MENA M&A market maintained, in 3Q2015, the slow activity witnessed during the recent period, as it fails to redress from the current lows....

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...

Nasdaq Dubai to Create Futures on Emaar Development

•    To enable investors to take a position on share price   •    Move  supports liquidity of underlying shares with SHUAA Capital as Market Maker  •    Number...

Traders bullish on GCC bourses in 2014

UAE markets surged on Monday in an unusual year-end trend as investors bet on a bullish 2014 outlook. Abu Dhabi’s index climbed 1.6 percent to...

Investors Search for Good Investment Opportunities in New IPOs

Regional markets witnessed a positive performance on the last day of the week with almost all indices ending the day in green, however, this...

ADX, Nasdaq Dubai Sign Index License Agreement

Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange, ADX, and Nasdaq Dubai have signed an agreement to develop and launch an Index Futures contract based on the Abu...

Foreign and institutional trading in Etisalat Group to start September 15

Emirates Telecommunications Group Company has announced that foreign and institutional trading of its shares on Abu Dhabi Stock Exchange will start on September 15th. In...

MENA M&A Market Stalls, During 2Q2015, Well Behind Its 3-Year Rebound

The MENA M&A market markedly regressed during 2Q2015, well behind its prolonged 3-year revived activity. The overall 12-month activity now falls short from a...

DFM, Nasdaq Dubai To Launch Futures on DFM General Index

Dubai Financial Market (DFM) and Nasdaq Dubai have signed a licence agreement under which futures contracts linked with the DFM General Index (DFMGI) will...

Hottest and still cheapest stock markets

Have you ever tried putting money in the stock market? If you have, then you probably know that it is hard to predict which...

GCC markets powered by optimism about Q3 earnings

GCC stock markets are expected to be supported in the near term by optimism over upcoming third-quarter earnings, although they are vulnerable to profit-taking...

UAE bourse merger gathers steam as advisers hired

Abu Dhabi and Dubai have hired banks to advise on a possible merger of their two main stock exchanges, a state-backed deal that could...

Stock Market and Economic Cycles

Understanding the difference between market and economic cycles and how they are related to investment performance can help determine the best timing strategies and...

Dubai Financial Market performance in September 2013

The Dubai Financial Market General Index up 9.5% to 2762.5 points at the end of September compared to 2523.1points at the end of August. At...

GCC equity markets benefit from increased global investment inflows

Frontier markets outperforms emerging markets over the past 2 years

UAE Financial Markets to Close For Eid Al Fitr Holidays

The Securities and Commodities Authority (SCA) announced that the Eid Al Fitr holidays for the financial markets will begin on Wednesday 29th of Ramadan...

Financial Crisis for real

Warren Buffet's tenet: "Be fearful when others are greedy... (and vice versa)" While many will say that the Middle East shouldn’t pretend its not happening,...

Dubai shares surge to 5-year high on heavy buying

Dubai shares rose to their highest level in almost five years on Sunday. Retail investors bought heavily into small-caps ahead of the third-quarter earnings...