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First Home-grown Wholesale Islamic Bank to Open in DIFC

Dubai Investments PJSC , the leading diversified investment company listed on the Dubai Financial Market, has announced plans to lead a consortium of investors...

Downward Pressure Expected to Continue within Global Equities

Global equity markets recorded their biggest weekly declines in the past 6 months amid fears of the economic impact of coronavirus and its potential...

Increasing Investment Strenghtens Fintech Growth in MENA Region

Naseba is very proud to continue helping the region’s fintech transformation and bridge the ecosystem through our Enterprise Fintech Summit

Equities set for a bear hug over the coming months

Goldman Sachs has downgraded its outlook on equities to "neutral" over the next 12 months, saying there's no particular reason to own them. "Until we...

The Top Ten Cryptocurrencies

As this infographic on Top Ten Cryptocurrencies created by Statista shows, Bitcoin is by no means alone in the world of digital assets. It is...

UAE Central Bank to introduce the Direct Debit System

The Central Bank of UAE has announced the introduction of the ‘Direct Debit System' in the UAE with effect from 15th June 2013, according...

Trading Activity in Regional Markets to be Influenced by Global Equities

Global equities closed on a positive note for the second consecutive week as investors turned optimistic about the progress made in the US-China trade...

5 Unexpected Expenses You Should Expect

Having an emergency fund is not so uncommon today. Most people meticulously save for things like holidays, retirement and a special personal treat every...

Retail loans expected to lift earnings for UAE banks

Commenting on the Retail loans expected to lift earnings for UAE banks, Clint Dempsey who is is a Principal Associate in the Banking and...

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...

Gold Prices Sensitive to Interest Rates

Gold prices remained steady in the early trading hours on Monday as the dollar eased and Asian stocks firmed, with the metal holding near...

Rebalancing Portfolios Should Weigh on Regional Equities in Coming Weeks

Global equity markets extended the positive streak for the fifth consecutive week on the back of US-China agreeing to cancel tariffs in phases and...

A few tips for property investors in 2016

2015 was a year of speculation and fluctuation, from oil prices to interest rates. But the global economic recovery, by and large, maintained an...

MENA could issue over USD 80 billion of debt in 2019,...

• JP Morgan EMBI inclusion (31 January) likely to attract more than USD 30 billion in inflows to GCC bonds • Local and hard currency...

Industrial Commodities Prices to Surge in 2017

Tight supply, strong demand boosts energy, metals prices The World Bank is forecasting strong gains for industrial commodities such as energy and metals in 2017,...

5 Ways Living in Dubai is Costing You

Staying on a budget while living in Dubai is incredibly difficult. Learn how you can organize your personal finances to stay on budget while...

Have you heard that secondary mortgages are temporary suspended?

"Dubai Bank today suspended all approvals of mortgages for secondary market purchases. Until further notice they will only lend for off plan developments. Several...

DFSA to Launch Cyber Threat Intelligence Platform

DFSA to lead Cyber Threat Intelligence Sharing Community in the DIFC The Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) is launching a Cyber Threat Intelligence Platform (Platform)...