Etihad-linked bonds drop again after Air Berlin bankruptcy

DUBAI: Etihad Airways’ bonds issued through a special purpose ... The bonds are due beyond the 18-month period indicated in the letter, said an investment analyst at a hedge fund in London. An independent auditor in the same report said: “The group ... ( read original story ...)

Qatar bourse to introduce short selling soon

The QSE’s efforts to introduce regulated short selling follow similar plans unveiled by bourses in Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Saudi Arabia ... Most short selling is done by hedge funds and institutional investors to cushion their positions against falling ... ( read original story ...)

Evolution of e-banking in the UAE

The banking industry, integral to our commercial and personal lives, has evolved with the times to embrace new challenges and cater to constantly changing consumer behaviour and attitudes. Technology has undoubtedly played an obvious and increasingly ... ( read original story ...)

UAE banks poised for strong H2 performance

Dubai: Financial results of UAE banks in the second quarter of this year point to improving profitability, modest balance sheet growth, margin expansion and improving costs, according to banking sector analysts. While the underlying trend of a turnaround ... ( read original story ...)