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  • How private banks are utilising blockchain

     

    WEALTH Arabia speaks to Dr. Veronica Lange, Head Group CTO Innovation Switzerland, Executive Director, UBS, about how the institution is taking advantage…

  • Green developments in Islamic finance

     

    The global increase in environmental awareness has led to a marked rise in the appetite for green bonds and this an opportunity for green Sukuk issuances says…

  • Venture forth

     

    Eva Warigia, Executive Director, EAVCA speaks with Banker Africa about what 2018 holds for the venture capital…

  • Private equity—riding the wave

     

    In an exclusive interview with Banker Middle East, Campbell Steedman, Managing Partner and Chris Skipper, Partner, both at Winston & Strawn highlight…

  • Bonds and Sukuk: structuring fixed income instruments in the GCC

     

    The GCC bond and Sukuk market is generally sound, says Philipp Good, CEO and Head of Portfolio Management at Fisch Asset Management, speaking to Banker Middle…

  • Oman: new beginnings

     

    Banker Middle East considers how the world’s oldest independent Arab state must adapt to a new world.

    The…

  • MENA’s growing VC industry

     

    Philip Dowsett, Funds Partner at Morgan Lewis, sheds light on Dubai and MENA’s growing venture capital tech investment landscape.

    In…

  • Creating a world-class business landscape

     

    In a bid to increase investment flows into the country, Egypt has introduced two new regulations to complement the investment laws it passed last year.

  • Financial services disrupted: open banking and AI

     

    There are two key technological developments that stand out as major disruptors in the banking and finance space, says Wissam Khoury, Managing Director, MEA,…

  • VAT: Towards a single unified economy

     

    In an exclusive interview with banker Middle East, Amit Dua, President and Global Head at SunTec, says that the implementation of VAT may facilitate inter-GCC…

  • Tokenomics: meet the new face of value innovation

     

    Reza Dari, CEO of Global Investment Bank, provides an exclusive insight into the power of distributed ledger technologies and how the bank is leveraging it.

  • Is the economic bubble in trouble?

     

    Steen Jakobsen, Chief Investment Officer, Saxo Bank has a candid conversation with WEALTH Arabia about how investors should be approaching their portfolio this quarter.…

  • Crashing into the future

     

    Jaco Gerrits, the CEO of South African-based start-up CrashDetech, spoke with Banker Africa about what the company is trying to achieve and what the…

  • Investing ethically across the globe

     

    Ayman Sejiny, CEO, Ibdar Bank, speaks to WEALTH Arabia about his organisation. 

    Tell me about…

  • Francophone Africa to the fore

     

    Dr Cheick Modibo Diarra, former Prime Minister of Mali, sat with Banker Africa to discuss the challenges facing francophone Africa and how to attract international…

  • The rise of GCC bonds

     

    On the back of strong foreign investor demand, Banker Middle East looks at how the appetite for GCC debt is expected to continue in 2018 despite precarious oil prices and geopolitical…

  • Improving market sentiments

     

    Vijay Valecha, Chief Market Analyst at Century Financial Brokers, provides Banker Middle East a comprehensive review of financial markets since the start of 2018.

  • Saudi banking's first lady

     

    In an exclusive interview, Banker Middle East speaks to Rania Nashar, Chief Executive of Samba Financial Group and the first female CEO of a listed Saudi Arabian commercial…

  • Revealed: how the Middle Eastern consumer prioritises their spending

    When looking at the spending habits of consumers around the Middle East, American Express Middle East have become the ultimate expert. Thanks to its unique ‘closed loop network’ business…

  • Market's wild ride not over yet

     

    Hussein Sayed, Chief Market Strategist at FXTM, comments on the market’s volatility.

    Investors across the globe are finding it difficult time currently…

  • Challenges on the path to achieving impact

     

    Management need to be clear and fully committed to their objectives, says Tariq Hameed, Senior Director at Alvarez & Marsal's Financial Institutions Advisory Services…

  • Al Rajhi Bank: Looking to the future

     

    In a conversation with Robin Amlôt, Consultant at CPI Financial, Steve Bertamini, CEO of Al Rajhi Bank, talks about the bank’s performance in 2017 and its plans in the…

  • Getting regulation ready

     

    In an exclusive interview, Banker Middle East sits down with Patrick Gearon, Partner at Charles Russel Speechlys, to discuss the regulatory environment surrounding financial…

  • Deepening GCC-Asia petrochemical ties

     

    Hetain Mistry, Managing Analyst—Petrochemicals at S&P Global Platts, suggests a rapid re-think of the playbook for Gulf exporters to sustain a competitive edge.

  • Banking's new horizon

     

    Tony Long, CEO of CPI Financial, shares his thoughts on the future of banking.

      

    The future. It’s always interesting…

  • 2018: a better year for GCC banks

     

    Banker Middle East looks at how improving economic conditions and strong capitalisation underpin the resilience and stability of financial institutions.

    Industry…

  • The new black

     

    Oil may finally stop dominating the conversation in 2018, thanks to the UAE’s safe-haven status, sound banks and diversified economy.

    The UAE has faced…

  • VAT challenges for UAE insurers could hurt 2018 performance

     

    Although the relevant authorities have made it clear over the past few months that all insurance policies—with the exception of life insurance—are subject to the levy,…

  • 10 ways SMEs can prevent cyberattacks

     

    Richard Anning, Head of IT Faculty at ICAEW discusses how the digital age has brought the world closer in trade, innovation and accountability but has opened…

  • Is there value in emerging market bonds?

     

    Craig Mackenzie, Senior Investment Strategist at Aberdeen Standard Investment, explains that value is in emerging market bonds rather than US equities.

    One…

  • Plugging the finance gap

     

    Speaking to Banker Middle East, George Traub, Managing Partner at Lumina Capital Advisers provides an insight into the realities of mid-market capital dearth. 

  • What Islamic economy can offer in terms of South-South investment

     

    In recent years, there is an increasing tendency among investors from developing countries to channel their funds into other developing countries, writes

  • Cabo Verde turns green

     

    Cabo Verde announced an ambitious goal of 100 per cent renewable energy by 2025.

    Cabo Verde has pledged as part of its ‘sustainable…

  • Egypt: the investment gateway to Africa

    Hassan Abdalla—CEO of the Arab African International Bank (AAIB) sat for an interview with Banker Africa on how Egypt’s rising economic prerogatives can help accelerate African economic…

  • Bruised dollar not finding support

     

    Hussein Sayed, Chief Market Strategist at FXTM, comments on the extent of the dollar’s decline over the last week.

    Many…

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