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Trading

Saudi Stock Exchange to shift to T+2 cycle

Tadawul announces effective date for amending the settlement cycle of listed securities The Saudi Stock Exchange ‘Tadawul’ announces amending the settlement cycle of listed securities to (T+2) starting from Sunday 23rd of April 2017. This step comes after completing all necessary pilot phases to ensure full technical and functional readiness and connectivity with market participants....
Wealth Management

UK house price index falls for first time in five months

Number of new house buyers grew only marginally in December IFM Correspondent January 20, 2017: A gauge of UK house prices fell for the first time in five months in December as the supply of properties for sale remained weak and values slumped in London. The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) said its index...
Economy

Confidence among UK businesses improves post Brexit

However, not much excitement about the economy IFM Correspondent September 2, 2016: Things are not as bad as it was thought it would be post Brexit. A monthly business survey has found that more than half of the confidence lost in the aftermath of the referendum has been recovered. However, businesspersons remained largely pessimistic about...
Economy

UAE leads Arab countries in 2016 Global Innovation Index

UAE ascends six places to 41 globally August 16, 2016: The UAE showed a significant improvement in its innovation standing on the 2016 Global Innovation. The UAE ranked first among Arab countries and 41st worldwide in terms of overall performance on the index, up from second in the Arab World and 47th globally in 2015....
Economy

Lloyds Bank: Investment sentiment lowest since 2013

However, positivity towards gold soars February 16, 2016: This month’s Lloyds Bank Private Banking Investor Sentiment Index shows how investor sentiment has taken a significant hit following the turbulent start to 2016. With ongoing market turbulence, the actual market performance of most asset classes dropped again this month. As a result, overall investor sentiment has...
Banking

Materialising the concept of ‘Insurance for Everyone’

The insurance penetration in Bangladesh is less than 1%, which shows the current scenario of the market February 15, 2016: The insurance industry in Bangladesh is considered to be an untapped sector. It has one of the lowest insurance penetrations in the world (around 1%). While some choose to be pessimistic about it, insurance experts...
Uncategorized

UK property continues to surge ahead

Investor confidence rebounds in October but, the Lloyds Bank Private Banking Investor Sentiment Index indicates, caution remains in the market October 19, 2015: October saw a rebound in investor confidence, after September’s record falls, according to the latest Lloyds Bank Private Banking Investor Sentiment Index. Overall investor net sentiment for these areas became more positive...
Economy

Chinese government’s reaction to stock prices worrying

The surprise was not that the government intervened, but the manner in which it did Suparna Goswami Bhattacharya July 17, 2015: While the world is focused on the Greece crisis, there is something more serious brewing in the east. The tumbling stock prices in China has left everybody wondering what went wrong with the market...