What’s next for the Indian Rupee?

By Himanshu Khandelwal, Investment Director – Asas Capital, DIFC. India’s strong macro fundamentals meant a relatively stable rupee in 2015 though this year the tables turned as the worst performing currencies turned out to be the best performers. India benefitted…

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UAE investors are “very excited about healthcare”

The member states of the GCC – Saudi Arabia, Oman, Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) – are investing heavily into healthcare ventures to support the increasingly varied healthcare needs of their rapidly growing populations. In the…

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African investment trend remains strong in the Middle East

Middle Eastern investors have a history of being able to unearth prime investment opportunities in growth markets, including Africa. The strong trend of Middle Eastern investors deploying capital in various African sectors like agriculture, infrastructure, natural resources, and oil and…

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Brexit, the GCC and money making ideas

By Matein Khalid, Executive Director, Asas Captial, DIFC Brexit has had a traumatic impact on the GCC economies and financial markets. GCC investment banks and high net worth investors have lost several billion dollars in foreign exchange losses on investments…

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Seven defining features of the new CFO

Today’s CFO is required to operate effectively in the “Uber economy” – an environment where value creation is knowledge-based, and “sharing is caring” has transcended its nursery-rhyme origins to become the cornerstone of a new form of finance. The New…

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المملكة العربية السعودية تسعى لتكثيف استثماراتها غير النفطية عبر تمويل بقيمة 2 تريليون دولار

في إطار سعيها لبناء اقتصاد معرفي قوي، تسعى المملكة العربية السعودية إلى تحويل إستراتيجيتها الاستثمارية السيادية. وفي وقت سابق من هذا العام، أعلن ولي ولي العهد السعودي الأمير محمد بن سلمان بأن الحكومة ستحول أسهمها في شركة أرامكو السعودية إلى…

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