Misys, a leading financial software company, has launched its next generation platform for capital markets, which banks the ability to extend their existing systems without needing to upgrade or rip them out and start again.
The Gulf’s state-linked firms are being forced to wean themselves off direct government funding, and focus more on capital markets and private investment, to push ahead with their building and infrstructure projects in an era of cheap oil.
CFA Institute, a global association of investment professionals, has called for standardisation, simplification and transparency within the shadow banking sector for healthy functioning of the capital markets in a new study.
Alkhabeer Capital, a Saudi Arabia-based Islamic investment and advisory firm, plans to expand its discretionary management business and apply for a listing on the Saudi stock exchange later this year, its chief executive told Reuters.
Knight Frank, one of the world's largest global property consultancies, said it has roped in Alex James, a leading capital markets real estate expert, to boost its UAE operations.
James has joined Knight Frank's Capital Ma
Egypt's financial regulator will submit new rules to the government in January to facilitate issuance of sukuk as part of a capital market law, its chairman said.
The renewed push to allow sukuk in the country comes after prev
HSBC Holdings has named Samer Deghaili to head its equity capital markets business in the Mena region, a spokesman said on Monday, as activity picks up in the region.
Deghaili replaces Michael Bevan, who will head coverage of Asia
Real estate private equity (PE) fund managers around the world continue to face major challenges stemming largely from ongoing illiquidity within the capital markets, a report said.
This has left few able to secure bank financing
Arindon, the Bahrain based investor relations Company, announced that its Annual Capital Markets and Investor Relations conference will take place as scheduled on March 2, at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in the kingdom.
“Despite recent socio-pol
More than 25 industry experts will take part in the 20th edition of the Middle East capital markets conference starting tomorrow (October 25) in Abu Dhabi.
The two-day event, at Crowne Plaza, will comprise a conference and a master-c