Business, Banking & Finance




Citi reveals four investment themes

Winter 2015

The last couple of years have been a time of unusual calm in global financial markets. Equities and bonds have generally risen together, continuing ...

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UK investment firm wins Gulf award

Tue, Feb 17, 2015

RiverCrossing Capital Partners, an alternative investment managent firm in the UK, has been named Best New Institution for 2014 by the UAE publis ...

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GCC private wealth doubles to $2.2trn

Mon, Feb 16, 2015

Private wealth in the Gulf has doubled by a trillion dollars in just five years, latest statistics show. spanSince 2010, the GCC market h ...

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Sukuk issuances to hit $145bn

Wed, Feb 11, 2015

Global sukuk issuances are expected to hit $145 billion in 2015, Islamic finance experts said in London, UK, yesterday. spanThe experts w ...

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‘Sin stocks’ still outperform, research reveals

Wed, Feb 11, 2015

Established industries often beat new technology when it comes to long term returns, while “sin stocks” outperform in the long run, sho ...

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QNB named region’s top bank brand

Sun, Feb 1, 2015

QNB was named the most valuable banking brand in The Middle East and Africa in an annual survey carried out by Brand Finance and published by The B ...

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Be cautious, UBS urges investors

Sun, Feb 1, 2015

UBS Wealth Managent's latest research forecasts further short-term weakness in the price of crude oil, but indicates that gains in the latter hal ...

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New Bank Alkhair CEO eyes next level

Mon, Jan 19, 2015

The new chief executive officer (CEO) of Bahrain-basedb /bIslamic wholesale bank Bank Alkhair has promised to take the group “to the next ...

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ADIB voted best private bank in UAE

Thu, Dec 11, 2014

Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB) was voted Best Private Bank in the UAE at the inaugural WealthBriefing GCC Regional Awards, held recently at the Mina ...

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World’s Islamic bankers to gather in Bahrain

Tue, Nov 25, 2014

As many as 1,300 Islamic banking leaders and experts from across the world will gather for three days in Bahrain next month to discuss the industry ...

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Ahli United private banking arm wins double honours

Sun, Nov 16, 2014

Ahli United Bank’s (AUB) private banking operations in Bahrain and Kuwait were both honoured recently at a major international awards ceron ...

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Liquidity matters, says Citi Private Bank

Autumn 2014

The world of private banking continues to evolve to meet the needs of ultra-high net-worth individuals (UHNWIs). Wealth managers continue to develo ...

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Citi ahead of the curve

Summer 2014

Technology and systs have revolutionised the way companies engage with their clients and it is no different in the banking sector, states Dena Br ...

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Building relationships

Summer 2014

By focusing on bespoke and intimate investment advisory services since it launched operations 10 years ago, Alpen Capital has won the trust of fami ...

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