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Survival of the Fittest: UAE opens up to GCC investment

Survival of the Fittest: UAE opens up to GCC investment

With the UAE making it easy for GCC businesses to enter the country, how is the additional competition going to impact local businesses?

February 6, 2012 4:48
 
Qatar Bourse says foreign stake onus on companies

Qatar Bourse says foreign stake onus on companies

Qatar's bourse has done all it needs to secure an upgrade to emerging market status from index compiler MSCI and the onus is now on individual companies to address the main foreign ownership limit issue, its top executive said.

February 6, 2012 2:50
 

Saudi to OK some foreign ownership of stocks

Saudi Arabia's plans to open up its stock market will limit direct foreign ownership to investors with at least $5 billion under management and allow each to hold a maximum 5 percent of a stock's issued share capital, two industry sources said.

December 10, 2011 4:21
 

US Apache plans $1.5B Egypt investments in 2012

American oil and gas company Apache Corp plans to increase investments in its Egypt operations by $1.5 billion starting in 2012, Egypt's General Authority for Free-zones and Investments (GAFI) said on Saturday.

October 30, 2011 2:57
 
Limiting Factors: how will investments flourish when insurers are blocking them?

Limiting Factors: how will investments flourish when insurers are blocking them?

George Belcher of Dewey & LeBoeuf's Abu Dhabi office analyses the impact of the UAE Insurance Authority’s proposals to impose limits on investments by insurers.

June 28, 2011 8:13
 

UAE says no plan to raise foreign ownership limit

UAE to keep 49 percent foreign ownership for now; Raising foreign ownership requirement for MSCI upgrade; UAE earlier said new law may be introduced end-2011 - reuters

June 20, 2011 1:58
 
Treasure hunt: UAE announces Investment Map

Treasure hunt: UAE announces Investment Map

The UAE Ministry of Economy has launched an Investment Map in hopes of reclaiming lost FDI. In the midst of possible market status upgrade, will this boost investor confidence?

June 20, 2011 11:02
 

Dubai expects 30 pct jump in FDI in 2011

FDI in Dubai seen rising 30 pct in 2011 ; South America, China, Korea key markets of origin; Oil and gas, retail, logistic firms to set up headquarters

February 15, 2011 3:53