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Reuters – Saudi stocks may rise as budget gloom eases

December 30, 2015

“The knee-jerk reaction at the market opening yesterday was a result of nervous investors selling off in fear the cuts in subsidies would be detrimental to company earnings,” says Rasmala’s head of equity funds and portfolios. Reuters – Saudi stocks may rise as budget gloom eases    Wednesday, 30 December 2015 Saudi Arabia’s stock market may ...
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The National – Oil price uptick lifts Dubai Financial Market

December 27, 2015

“In the coming few weeks, markets will be driven forward by domestic factors rather than oil prices or international markets,” says Rasmala’s head of equity funds and portfolios. The National – Oil price uptick lifts Dubai Financial Market December 27, 2015 UAE stocks rose on Sunday after oil prices closed higher at the end of trading last ...
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EIIB-Rasmala rebrands to Rasmala, intensifies focus on alternatives and real estate offering

December 21, 2015

Headquartered in London, Rasmala invests in the UK, USA, Europe, Middle East and Africa Plans to launch further series of new alternative funds in H1 2016 London and Dubai 21 December 2015: EIIB-Rasmala, the London headquartered independent investment manager, today announced it has changed its name to Rasmala (‘Rasmala’ or ‘the Group’), effective immediately. Rasmala is listed ...
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Bloomberg – Dubai Stocks Enter Bear Market as Mideast Equities Slump on Oil

November 8, 2015

November 8, 2015 Muhammad Shabbir has been quoted in a market report published by by Bloomberg. Dubai stocks dropped into a bear market, leading declines across most Middle Eastern equity markets, after Friday’s U.S. labor report increased expectations that the Federal Reserve will lift interest rates this year, pushing Brent crude lower. The DFM General Index slid 3 ...
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Gulf News – UAE stocks eye liquidity boost in 2016 second half

November 1, 2015

November 1, 2015 Muhammad Shabbir has been quoted in a market report published by by Gulf News. UAE equities still considered safe haven compared to some emerging market peers Mohammad Shabbir and Rami Sidani Dubai: Stability and liquidity are likely to return to UAE equities by the second half of 2016, when oil is expected to recover, Rami Sidani, ...
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Bloomberg – Dubai Stocks Fall to 2-Month Low as Saudi Downgrade Jolts Gulf

November 1, 2015

November 1, 2015 Muhammad Shabbir has been quoted in a market report published by Bloomberg. Dubai’s stocks sank to the lowest level in more than two months, leading most Middle Eastern markets lower, on concern that Saudi Arabia’s debt downgrade will drive up borrowing costs across the region. The DFM General Index dropped 2.2 per cent to 3,425.48 ...
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Rasmala Investment Bank Regional Fixed Income Manager & Rasmala Egypt Asset Management Equities Manager of the Year 2015 by the Global Investor /ISF

October 28, 2015

October 28, 2015 We are delighted to announce that Rasmala Investment Bank Ltd. Has won the award of Regional Fixed Income Manager and Rasmala Egypt Asset Management: Equities Manager of the Year 2015 (Middle East Regional Awards) by the Global Investor /ISF The ceremony of awards took place on the 28th of October 2015 at the Atlantis ...
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Marwan Haddad on Al Arabiya providing insights and opinion

October 27, 2015

October 27, 2015 https://youtu.be/y6A9cAtx7Sc
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Muhammad Shabbir quoted in the National

October 26, 2015

October 26, 2015 Flat earning, budget cut drags UAE bourses lower UAE markets continued their downwards trajectory following a trimmed Federal budget and flat third-quarter earnings. The Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange General Index experienced its largest one-day fall in seven weeks, losing 1.3 per cent at 4,413.96. Dubai’s headline index fell 1.2 per cent at 3,553.03, its lowest ...
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Harris Irfan’s interviewed by CNBC Arabiya on Islamic Asset Management

October 22, 2015

October 22, 2015 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IR4WORR_yho  
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