15 Sep 2011
The UAE’s ubiquitous new fund regulations have been widely discussed behind closed doors, but it’s hard to tell exactly what effect they will have on the local fund industry and the wider GCC
16 Aug 2011
For more than a year the financial centres of Qatar and the UAE have been implementing strategic changes in the hope of winning MSCI’s coveted emerging market status. But the decision has now been held back until December prompting mixed feelings on what this means for Mena
12 Aug 2011
Russell’s Global Index has upgraded the UAE from frontier to emerging market status, and S&P Indices is likely to follow suit, Mena FM has learned
18 Jul 2011
brokerage, Features, UAE
The UAE’s brokerage outfits are dropping like flies, with market saturation and depleting volumes said to be the main drivers. But amid the consolidations and closures there may be an opportunity for the region’s financial sector to start afresh
15 Jul 2011
Investors are stalling on the UAE and Qatar until MSCI reaches a decision on reclassification, according to industry sources.
26 May 2011
Rasmala Investment Bank is winding down its retail brokerage operations in the UAE in a company-wide restructure, as co-CEO David Woods announces plans to retire.
20 May 2011
New draft regulations introduced by the Emirates Securities and Commodities Authority (SCA ) are causing concern among fund managers and service providers, not least due to the confusion surrounding them
1 May 2011
UAE-based fund managers are threatening to leave the jurisdiction in response to new draft regulations issued by the Emirates Securities and Commodities Authority (SCA), Mena FM has learned.
26 Oct 2009
News, UAE
UAE equity funds have performed strongest among Mena country-specific funds so far in 2009