• SEC fines 16 Wall Street firms $1.1bn

    16 Wall Street firms have been charged by the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) with "longstanding failures" to keep electronic communications in violation of federal securities laws. The 15 broker-dealers and one investment advisor have…
  • ME countries could attract $125bn in investment

    According to a recent report by a researcher in the Middle East, localising the production of high-tech goods offers governments in the region a $125 billion economic opportunity. The result of the report by Strategy&, a…
  • Partners of Africa’s CGP restate readiness

    The six partners of the Africa Co-Guarantee Platform (CGP) have reaffirmed vows to better leverage guarantee and insurance products, resulting in increased trade and investment across Africa, amid growing urgency for instruments to de-risk investment…
  • China IPO flurry increases Asia’s share of listings

    Initial public offerings (IPOs) have declined worldwide, including in Asia-Pacific (APAC), in 2022. However, due to a surge of activity on China's exchanges, the APAC region has increased its share of new listings versus a…
  • DIF to fund renewable projects in Europe & Australia

    Dubai Investment Fund (DIF), a management organisation for investments, has announced plans to invest in five renewable energy projects spread out throughout Europe and Australia. The $320 billion corporation will direct its spending towards two…