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Dashboard – September 2016

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Seeking Value

Factor investing seeks to identify and mitigate risk factors with an aim to build a truly diversified portfolio. Here’s how If you’re an investor in…
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Defining An Action

Algorithms are rapidly evolving as the core of automating operations for many businesses Traditional industries globally are waking up to a force of disruption –…
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Understanding the Currency Quote

September 08, 2016 | 14:30 | Dubai AED/INR = 18.08 A trip to the bank or currency exchange is often met by a…
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Will Yellen Blink This Time?

If Fed Chair Janet Yellen surprises and goes for a September rate hike, a dollar rally could add more pressure on crude oil Stocks Under…
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Hunt For Yield Intensifies

Robust institutional demand for Emerging Market stocks and bonds gathers pace and EM portfolio allocations rise to a year-high Mutual Funds & ETFs Pick Up…
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Role Expansion

The traces of property management date back to the ancient Greek civilization where a separate person was entrusted with managing the property and collecting rents…
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The Good, Bad, And Evil

The famous 2007 US housing bubble turned the conventional narrative about securitization upside down. But is securitization that evil after all? The term Securitization bore…
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Flip The Script

A review of the stock performance of UAE-listed real estate companies vis-à-vis the actual property market trends reveals the worst is over The fundamentals of…
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On The Edge

The dollar would continue to strengthen as prospects of rate hike will support the greenback on lower levels, says Abhishek Goenka, Founder and CEO, IFA…
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Bottom of the Cycle?

Agri commodities have been in a multiyear bear market and with prices still under pressure, one wonders whether they have finally bottomed The FAO (Food and…
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Bear Hug

The belief in the market is that any decision taken in respect to crude oil production freeze at the OPEC meeting to be held at…
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More Pain and Little Gain

Prices for many base metals have moved up. Nonetheless, oversupply and global weakness still remain major headwinds The trend in base metals has remained largely…
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Taking a Breather

Prices of precious metals appear to have moved into a comfortable range after the runaway rally so far this year As stock markets steal the…
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A Perfect Lull

Wealth Monitor zooms closer into the Dubai property market to find whether it will continue to deliver the value proposition flawlessly despite short-term hiccups. By…
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Should GCC Banks Be Wary Of Fintech Ent...

An analysis by M.R. Raghu, Managing Director, Marmore MENA Intelligence, a research firm with focus on providing information on MENA businesses Since the time internet…
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‘Market To Experience A Turnaround By...

H.E. Mohamed M. Al Qubaisi, Chairman, Manazel Real Estate, says the UAE’s residential real estate continues to attract investors from liquid markets such as Saudi…
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The End Of Doom?

There has been much talk about an apparent slowdown in Dubai and UAE’s property market. But is the slowdown fear warranted? What options does the…
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‘There should be apple to apple compar...

Ismail Al Hammadi, Managing Director, Al Ruwad Real Estate, Dubai, says it’s very difficult to say Dubai property market has gone down or up, as…
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What is a Sukuk?

August 25, 2016 | 15:45 | Dubai As the field of Islamic Finance continues to make strides, it is evident one of…
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What is the Dividend Yield?

August 15, 2016 | 15:00 | Dubai In the race to find the ideal stock with benchmark beating returns, we often overlook an important…
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The Super 30

These are the 30 most valuable non-banking companies in GCC. An analysis by M.R. Raghu, Managing Director, Marmore MENA Intelligence, a research firm with focus…
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Managing Money Prudently

Now no business issue or financial topic is too hard to understand. Through this comic strip, our in-house cartoon characters Thawr (Bull), Dub (Bear) and…
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Dashboard – August 2016

 
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A Zero-Sum Game

Swing trading is a short term trading method with an aim to profit from price changes or 'swings'. But here’s why it may not pay…
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The Right Match

One of the key features of the Turquoise Uncross functionality is that it only allows the matching of passive orders and participants can rest larger…
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Take Two

The relief rally in commodities eases Post-Brexit as crude oil and base metals slip Dollar, oil Muted The US dollar weakened further in the aftermath…
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Risk on, Risk off

It’s a rare unusual market where global stock indices and bonds are rallying together. Is a quick sell-off on the horizon? Equities on Fire …
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The Learning Curve

History tells us the reasons why private schooling, as we know it, continues to be the dominant form of imparting education As the field of…
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Grin and Bear It

Peter Bokma, MBA, Independent International Treasurer/Senior Consultant, Asia/GCC, analyses issues and the challenges facing the local Islamic and the conventional treasury in current market conditions…