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2015

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Business Sector

GCC Private Equity – Still in its infancy

December 30, 2015

In the GCC, private equity is still at a nascent stage, but had witnessed significant growth between 2002 and 2008. But th

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Business Sector

KSA Brokerage Industry – Challenging Times Ahead

December 30, 2015

Saudi stock market is dominated by the top 10 brokerage firms contributing approximately 90% of the value traded. Some of

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Economy

Why Research Matters for the Economy

December 24, 2015

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Economy

The Paris Climate Agreement and Implications for the GCC

December 23, 2015

The Paris climate change deal will only come into force after it is placed for signatures of approval (from 22 April 2016

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Capital Market

Top 20 GCC Mutual Funds 2015

December 15, 2015

GCC markets are yet to recover following their retreat amid weaker oil prices. Saudi Arabia stocks were affected the most

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Capital Market

Free-falling oil prices torment MENA markets

December 14, 2015

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Capital Market

Reasons for poor Analyst Coverage in Kuwait

December 13, 2015

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Economy

Corporate governance in the GCC: How current practices can be further enhanced and how existing challenges can be overcome

December 08, 2015

CORPORATE GOVERNANCE

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Business Sector

KSA Residential Real Estate - Transactions Review (Q3 2015)

November 30, 2015

During the past decade, Saudi Arabia has witnessed rapid economic development, attributable to elevated oil production and prices, vigo

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Economy

GCC liquidity squeeze could spur reforms: MR Raghu – Low oil prices could result in deficit of 7.9% of GDP in 2015

November 29, 2015

Raghu pointed out that the recent fall in oil prices by over 61 percent since June, 2014 due to a host of factors such as

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Business Sector

Emaar Properties - A STEEPLED Perspective

November 26, 2015

Emaar properties PJSC was established in 1997 and has been listed as a Joint st

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Business Sector

UAE Asset Management Industry - An Overview

November 22, 2015

According to Marmore’s UAE Asset Management report, the UAE asset management

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Capital Market

GCC Markets - Who created value in the medium/long-term?

November 18, 2015

The main goal of an investor or a money manager is to create wealth – be it t

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Business Sector

SABIC - Low Oil Prices Pressurizing Top Line

November 12, 2015

SABIC was established in 1976 by Royal decree, and is currently ranked amongst

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Capital Market

Fiscal Measures Worry Markets

November 10, 2015

According to Marmore’s recently released Monthly Market Review, MENA markets

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Economy

Oil prices now go beyond the supply/demand equation

November 09, 2015

Interview with Mr. Raghu, Head of Research

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Technology

Bitcoins - What’s the story now?

November 01, 2015

Last year we had published a report (Disruptive Technology: Bitcoins) on the em

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Business Sector

Qatar Banking - Advantage larger banks

October 28, 2015

Qatar banking sector overall accounts for 126% of the country’s nominal GDP i

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Economy

Weak Oil and Strong Dollar - A puzzling relationship

October 25, 2015

Introduction

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Economy

Implications of the Chinese Crisis for GCC Economies & Markets

October 13, 2015

According to a report published by Marmore (

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Economy

Challenges for Corporate Intellectual Property Rights in GCC

October 07, 2015

With the growing conversion of intellectual ideas and human creativity into com

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