#Investments

HSBC commits $5bn for UAE businesses with global growth plans

Incentives, including green lending discounts and certifications, access to targeted growth programmes, and trade-related benefits, will be offered to businesses that meet the required criteria

Saudi wealth fund appoints deputy governors to spur growth

The PIF has made several high-profile investments in recent years

Shailesh Dash

How investing in big tech stocks can counter market volatility

Tech growth stocks continue to offer opportunities for investors due to their strong future potential, states entrepreneur and investor Shailesh Dash

UAE to permit 100% foreign business ownership from June 1

The UAE announced in November that foreign nationals would be allowed to own 100 per cent of commercial companies

The UAE likely to attract the most investment in MENA: Kearney

Kearney’s 2021 FDI Confidence Index ranks the UAE 15th globally

UAE announces $3bn investment in Iraq

The joint statement came at the conclusion of the official visit by Iraqi Prime Minister Dr. Mustafa Al Kadhimi to the UAE

Bahrain

Bahrain attracts $885m investment in 2020 despite Covid-19

Accumulated direct investments reaches 78 per cent of Bahrain’s GDP

Abu Dhabi’s $232bn Mubadala wants to take crack at Top 10

The fund is reshaping its structure to focus on four business platforms: UAE investments, disruptive investments, direct investments and real estate and infrastructure

Investment lessons: Now is the time to focus on ETF assets in the MENA region

Locally-listed ETFs are a simple, cost-effective and efficient investment tool and will increasingly be used as such in the coming months and years

Abu Dhabi lenders invest Dhs19bn in debt securities for Jan-Sep 2020

The balance of the investments in debt securities by Abu Dhabi lenders totalled Dhs182.5bn at the end of 2019

Securing remote workplaces a priority now for business owners

Majority of firms plan significant investments to secure telework in the next two years

Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange announces listing of Sawaeed Holding

Sawaeed Holding is the fourth ADX listing in 2020

Five factors to consider when choosing a life insurance plan

Choosing a life insurance product is a valuable investment for your future

Abu Dhabi’s Mubadala invests $235m in Germany’s Evotec

The funds will be invested in the upscaling of biologics strategy, data-driven precision medicine processes, and multimodality drug discovery and development platforms, among others

Union Properties approves Dhs400m offer for stake in Dubai Autodrome

The board will continue to evaluate the acquisition of other real estate assets in the UAE

All about investing in times of recession

No portfolio is recession proof and what is required is a well-planned strategy on managing the downside risk, says Vijay Valecha, CIO, Century Financial

Saudi Arabia reserves grew in July from lowest level since 2010

The government could still face a budget deficit of over 13 per cent of gross domestic product in 2020

Saudi Aramco appoints new CEO for $500m investment arm

Mahdi Aladel, who formerly led the state energy producer’s base oils and lubricants division, will take over