#Investment

Abu Dhabi’s ADNOC Distribution to join MSCI emerging markets index on May 27

The fuel retailer will now be among nine UAE-listed companies to be part of the index

Mubadala keeping pace with KKR as $29bn deployed last year

For 2020, Mubadala said its total comprehensive income rose to Dhs72bn

Four reasons why investing is for everyone

As economies remain volatile, investing smartly can help anyone achieve financial freedom, according to AIX Investment Group

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Dubai records Dhs24.7bn FDI in 2020

Dubai ranked fourth globally in FDI capital flows into greenfield projects

‘International expansion is a must for GCC tech companies’ – investment banker Joshua Jahani

Joshua Jahani, managing director of investment firm Jahani and Associates (J&A), reveals why his firm is growing in the GCC

Abu Dhabi’s Mubadala to invest £800m in UK life sciences sector

Joint investment programme with UK govt to devote £1bn to the sector

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Mubadala, Abu Dhabi Catalyst Partners invest $150m in messenging app Telegram

Telegram, with its global headquarters located in the UAE, has over 500 million monthly active users

Bitcoin jumps above $50,000 in recovery from latest rout

Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are also driving growing interest from mainstream investors in Canada

Northern Ireland’s healthtech expertise to spur growth in the Middle East

Northern Ireland’s two main universities – Queens University Belfast and Ulster University – rank among the top 10 in the UK for bioscience research

UAE oil firm ADNOC gets $900m investment in property unit

Abu Dhabi Pension Fund is investing in some of ADNOC’s real estate assets

How you can make your wealth work for you

From creating a diversified portfolio to making well-informed asset choices, it is critical to have the right kind of advice in order to protect your investments

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Biggest investment trends to watch out for in 2021

With the pandemic upending the business landscape, what are the trends that we should look out for?

Shailesh Dash

Phi Trends: Cleantech – ideology or opportunity?

The focus on sustainability means that cleantech offers strong potential for growth, states entrepreneur and investor Shailesh Dash, who shares his market perspective in this monthly column

Stocks set to end 2020 at record high

Investors have pushed risk assets including stocks to sky-high valuations on expectations that widespread vaccine distribution in 2021 will reignite economic growth

Sheikh Mohammed

Sheikh Mohammed approves Dhs57.1bn spend in 2021 Dubai budget

The programme takes into account “the exceptional economic conditions of the fiscal year 2020″

Elie Khouri

Is art collecting only for the rich?

Elie Khouri doesn’t think so, but I disagree

Why Middle East investors should consider Northern Ireland’s fintech sector

The fintech sector is booming – supported in part by the Covid-19 pandemic – and Northern Ireland offers regional businesses a great platform for growth

Abu Dhabi’s Mubadala to invest in Asper’s Dhs2.1bn investment vehicle

Dorothea aims to develop a pipeline of large-scale sustainable heating networks in the Netherlands

Natixis replaces Saudi Arabian CEO after six months in the role

International banks have been expanding in Saudi as the country embarks on a plan to diversify its economy beyond oil

Abu Dhabi’s wealth fund invests in SoftBank-backed tech startup

It invested in Reef Technology, a startup that manages hubs in parking lots used for food delivery and other services

Is artificial intelligence a promising global investment opportunity?

Technologies today enable machines to perform the cognitive functions of sensations, concept and intent

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UAE’s Pure Harvest to open $30m facility in Kuwait to supply retailer Sultan Center

The farm will supply many varieties of tomatoes, vine crops, leafy greens and berries and is expected to open next year

Digital logistics firm FarEye raises $13m in new funding

FarEye counts Emirates Post and Landmark Group as customers

Dubai-based InsureTech startup Sehteq secures $20m to venture into reinsurance

Sehteq will have an additional investment of $3m to support its technology arm

Mubadala, affiliates disclose stakes in Virgin Galactic

The shares were bought for investment purposes

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Video: Where are Middle East sovereigns investing?

Fixed income and gold have emerged as attractive asset classes for regional sovereigns, finds the Invesco Global Sovereign Asset Management study

Kuwait pension fund posts record first-quarter investment profit

The fund held $112bn in assets at the end of March last year

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Phi Trends: The business implications of 5G

Investors must keep a lookout for stocks with game-changing potential, which inevitably will tap into 5G and enable future growth prospects, opines entrepreneur and investor Shailesh Dash

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Saudis stuck home for summer burn more oil for air conditioners

The extra oil going toward power may limit the price impact of OPEC’s plan to taper output restrictions from next month

UAE’s Elite Agro, Khalifa Fund partner to enhance food security

The MoU has been developed to manage and operate a number of protected farms that fall under the ambit of the Khalifa Fund