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Cautiously, tiny Algeria exchange to open up to foreigners

Cautiously, tiny Algeria exchange to open up to foreigners

Algeria's stock market resembles its economy: over-regulated, uncompetitive and performing well-short of its potential. So plans to allow foreign money into it may be a step towards wider economic change.

March 15, 2012 11:32
 
Leaver steps down as CEO of Dubai Oil Exchange DME

Leaver steps down as CEO of Dubai Oil Exchange DME

The chief executive of the Dubai Mercantile Exchange (DME), Thomas Leaver, has stepped down after four years at the helm of the largest energy futures exchange in the Middle East.

March 7, 2012 2:14
 
Qatar Foreign Ownership limits may remain through June

Qatar Foreign Ownership limits may remain through June

Trading on new SME market to begin by year-end; T-bill trading limited since December launch

January 26, 2012 1:47
 

Saudi bourse to open to foreigners shortly

Saudi Arabia could shortly open its stock exchange to foreign investors, Deutsche Bank's head of MENA equities said, a move which would allow international capital to own shares outright on the Middle East's largest bourse for the first time.

October 23, 2011 2:36
 

Middle East, Central Asia and Africa to pass $250b mark in transactions by 2012

E-downloads perfect for prepaid; Region has many unbanked women and youth; Government payroll identified as a key growth area; TNS exclusive research predicts 50% of UAE consumers are ready for prepaid

March 30, 2011 4:18
 
Lights, camera… and a slice of the action

Lights, camera… and a slice of the action

A new exchange in the US offers a way to make money based on the success of movies. Kipp likes the idea, but can’t count on the movie-going public.

June 22, 2010 1:36
 

UAE stocks significantly undervalued

New survey says that investors believe stocks on Dubai and Abu Dhabi exchanges are undervalued.

June 15, 2010 3:42
 
Euros woes payoff in dirhams

Euros woes payoff in dirhams

With some analysts predicting euro-dollar parity by the first quarter 2011, expats in the UAE are anticipating a handsome payoff when it comes to sending cash home.

June 10, 2010 5:27
 
Will the magic of big names stun the DME?

Will the magic of big names stun the DME?

The Dubai Mercantile Exchange has sold 20 percent equity to bring in Shell and Morgan Stanley. But what can they do?

August 12, 2008 10:59