UAE: Abu Dhabi Financial Services Articles & Analysis

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To what extent are the principles of Islamic banking universal, and how can these play a role in penetrating the conventional market?

 

The UAE is one of the world’s core markets for Islamic financial services (IFS), and in recent years has made significant contributions to both global industry asset growth and innovation. Within the wider federation, the IFS institutions which have made Abu Dhabi their home have played an important role in the nation’s emergence as a centre...

 

Declining oil prices and regional unrest made 2015 a challenging one for capital markets across the region, and Abu Dhabi equity and debt arenas were no exception. Yet the development of new regulations, processes and products on the emirate’s exchange, and the opening of a new financial free zone on the capital’s Al Maryah Island, mean that...

 

With 35-40% of daily trading values coming from institutional investors, are any further measures being considered to increase this?

 

The earliest listings in any new market are important for exchange authorities that want to attract more companies to the board. In the case of the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX), the private joint-stock companies (PJSC) platform has two strong institutions to build from. Manazel Real Estate and The National Investor (TNI) were listed on...

 

How can banks encourage the development of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs)?