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May 5, 2020

Helping on the road to Recovery – How financial institutions outside the banking sector can help with the recovery post Covid-19

Zak Hydari, Chief Executive of Rasmala, examines how financial institutions beyond the banking sector can help recovery in a post-COVID-19 world. Supporting SMEs which contribute around […]
January 21, 2020

Oman Passes the Succession Test with Flying Colors

    Lead Author Ali Taqi, CFA Head of Equities   Within a few hours, Oman passed the succession test and blew away all risks and […]
November 11, 2019

Market Commentary – Saudi Arabian Oil Company – IPO

  Saudi Aramco in a Nutshell Saudi Aramco is the largest oil producer in the world with a production capacity of over 12 million barrels of […]
November 5, 2018

Market Commentary – Eyes on Saudi Arabia

Key Points Our long-term view on Saudi Arabia remains intact driven by economic and social reforms that dictate a larger private sector participation, job creation for […]
July 29, 2018

2H2018 Real Estate Market Update – The hunt for yields continues

• Strong flows into European commercial property shows no signs of slowing • Potential for yields to sharpen further over the second half of 2018 The […]
July 23, 2018

Eyes on MENA Equity Markets – 1H2018 Market Commentary

Market View During 1H2018, FTSE Russell (“FTSE”) and MSCI made the decision to upgrade Saudi Arabia to Emerging Market status with an estimated weight of 2.7% […]
June 4, 2018

Repatriation of Abu Dhabi asset management mandates could trigger transformation in Gulf financial services industry: Rasmala

Even relatively limited mandates for regional asset managers could ‘supercharge’ Gulf fund management sector London and Dubai, 4 June 2018: The Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA)’s […]
April 17, 2017

Rasmala Newsletter – Brexit: what’s next for the real estate sector

We are pleased to present to you our second investment 2017 newsletter. In this issue, we give our views on the GCC Fixed Income markets and […]
February 26, 2017

What to expect in 2017? Opportunities and Challenges

We are pleased to present to you our first investment 2017 newsletter. We see a number of opportunities to achieve strong risk-adjusted returns across a broad […]
January 25, 2017

CEO Letter: New year, new opportunities

2016 was marked by a number of geopolitical developments that continued to contribute to a sustained period of market volatility. In particular, Brexit and the US […]