This chapter includes the following articles.
The Kuwait Stock Exchange is the fourth-largest GCC bourse by market capitalisation, with earnings and market capitalisation rising substantially in 2012. The majority of trading activity is among small-cap stocks, but many local players remain optimistic about future performance. The privatisation of the exchange is expected to take place by the end of 2014, and this is widely anticipated to result in a major improvement in overall transparency and lead to greater foreign investment in coming years. This chapter contains an interview with Faisal Sarkhou, CEO, KIPCO Asset Management Company. Share analysis & data is provided by KIPCO Asset Management Company.