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FinanceWealth Management

Is Osborne right on Brexit and property?

Chancellor of the Exchequer said that property prices will be significantly dampened by a UK vote to leave Naomi Heaton  May 11, 2016: With the UK’s EU referendum fast approaching, questions are inevitably circulating about how the build-up and outcome will impact property prices and the future of the UK and London market. Indeed, in...
Fintech

Menacorp is DFM’s top brokerage firm for Q1 of 2016

UAE’s leading financial services firm has maintained top position since 2013 April  4, 2016 – Menacorp, the UAE’s leading financial services firm, has touched another milestone after securing the top ranking position on the Dubai Financial Market (DFM) in terms of trade value and market share for the first quarter of 2016.  Menacorp has maintained...
FinanceWealth Management

Pioneer of mutual fund industry in Indonesia

A feature on Danareksa Investment Management March 14, 2016: Danareksa Investment Management (DIM), winner of the IFM award for Most Innovative Asset Management Company Indonesia 2015, is the first asset management company established in Indonesia and has become one of the most respected fund managers in the country. DIM’s business was essentially founded in 1976...
FinanceIslamic Banking

Must read for aspiring Islamic banking professionals

Review of Islamic Capital Market, Equity and Sukuk (2014) by Dr. Muhammad Hanif, Associate Professor, FAST School of Management, Islamabad Camille Paldi December 2, 2015: This scintillating and succinct book is a refreshing, intellectual journey into the heart of Islamic equity complete with an overview of different types of sukuk and explanation of relevant sukuk...
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...
FinanceWealth Management

Investors finally paying more attention to GCC

So far, energy rich Middle Eastern countries have built a reputation as a source of funds Joel Kukemelk February 11, 2015: As a Europe-based GCC equity fund manager, we are well-aware of the international investors’ views, questions, hopes and doubts when it comes to investing in the Arabian peninsula. So far, global investors have overlooked...
Islamic Banking

For Luxembourg, €200mn bond was just a start

The Grand Duchy has a long history of working with the Islamic sector, but is not content to rest on its laurels Tim Evershed December 17, 2014: The government of Luxembourg is ready to help Islamic finance move into the mainstream financial markets with a raft of initiatives. The Grand Duchy has a long history...
Business Leaders

More than half of all professionals worldwide are already using LinkedIn

Interview with Nishant Rao, managing director, LinkedIn India Suparna Goswami Bhattacharya December 2,2014: Since establishing itself 11 years ago, the journey for LinkedIn has been nothing short of a dream. Though US and India continue to be the largest markets for the business-oriented social networking site, it continues to explore other emerging economies. This year, it...
Business Leaders

Flash Boys turns the heat on high-frequency trading

The book by Michael Lewis claims that markets are rigged by high-frequency traders who take front running advantage on the orders placed by investors Jaya Smitha Menon September 3,2014:The old saying, ‘pen is mightier than the sword’, gets new validation. Recently, financial author Michael Lewis proved this adage right with his latest book Flash Boys:...