Historic documents give insight into early Dubai

Adviser of Museum and Heritage Affairs and chairman of the Board of Directors office at Dubai Culture, told Gulf News. This port was located near the Ruler’s Court back then on Dubai Creek. The Hamal Bashi was the person in charge of furdhah — he ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai named as hottest real estate investment market for 2017

Cluttons’ Middle East’s Private Capital survey revealed that Dubai had overtaken London as the most attractive ... To illustrate the current state of alternative assets around the globe including hedge funds, real estate, managed futures, commodities ... ( read original story ...)

Hedge funds trim bullish bets on USA crude ahead of OPEC deal

Strength in Middle East crude benchmark Dubai may also further narrow its price gap against Brent, leading Asia refiners to buy more oil from the Atlantic Basin and the Americas, traders said. West Texas Intermediate for January delivery rose 5 cents to $ ... ( read original story ...)

Bad times ahead for public pension, insurance investors

Dubai: A significant number of institutional investors expect ... increased target allocations to private equity and real estate. Overall, the appetite for hedge funds is seen receding with over a quarter of LPs planning to reduce their target allocations ... ( read original story ...)

100 Women In Finance Open the Market

Founded in 2001,100 Women in Finance (100WF), formerly 100 Women in Hedge Funds, has grown to an association of more ... Singapore, Hong Kong, Dubai and Toronto. For further information: please visit www.100women.org ( read original story ...)

US equities set to outperform other asset classes

Vijay Harpalani, fund manager at Al Mal Capital in Dubai, said 2017 appears to be another challenging ... “Gold is perceived as a hedge against inflation and geopolitical uncertainty. Until mid-2016, gold prices were up 29 per cent, but after Trump ... ( read original story ...)

The Indian e-commerce wave is far from over

BigBasket raised $150 million in March from an investor consortium led by Dubai’s Abraaj Group ... And, the fact that the biggest investor in the company, New York-based hedge fund Tiger Global Management, seems to have taken a back seat in its ongoing ... ( read original story ...)