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Saudi Arabia Begins Phasing Into FTSE Russell and S&P Dow Jones Emerging Market

Kevin Johnson Accelerates Starbucks Expansion Across Asia Amid Intensifying

Close At The Heels Of Rival Lyft, Uber To Launch Its IPO In April

Small Steps: How Egypt-Based Fashion Brand Okhtein Went Global

Judge Says SEC Can Have A Crack At Statements By Elon Musk’s Lawyers

Africa’s Largest E-Commerce Platform To List On New York Stock Exchange

EBRD Invests In Modest Fashion E-tailer Modanisa

MEVP, Wamda To Manage $10 Million Of DIFC’s Fintech Fund

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1 week ago

Saudi Arabia Begins Phasing Into FTSE Russell and S&P Dow Jones Emerging Market Indices

Investment inflows resulting from the index inclusion is expected to further enhance liquidity and trading in the Saudi market, diversifying opportunities for issuers and investors.
1 week ago

Kevin Johnson Accelerates Starbucks Expansion Across Asia Amid Intensifying Competition

"It’s over 1,200 times the opportunity size as the U.S. in terms of consumption,” says Starbucks chief Kevin Johnson. But the company is going up against some formidable competitors.
By Pamela Ambler 5 min read
1 week ago

Close At The Heels Of Rival Lyft, Uber To Launch Its IPO In April

The company said it will also have a roadshow for its investors in April ahead of its much-touted listing.
By Mary Sophia 4 min read
3 weeks ago

Small Steps: How Egypt-Based Fashion Brand Okhtein Went Global

Aya and Mounaz Abdel Raouf started their fashion brand, Okhtein, from an Instagram page. They have since transformed into a global brand, sported by celebrities such as Beyoncé and Gigi Hadid.
By Mary Sophia 17 min read
1 week ago

Judge Says SEC Can Have A Crack At Statements By Elon Musk’s Lawyers

The SEC asked a judge to find Musk in contempt of a October 2018 settlement after it confirmed that his February 19 tweet wasn’t vetted in advance by Tesla lawyers.
By Alan Ohnsman 4 min read
1 week ago

Africa’s Largest E-Commerce Platform To List On New York Stock Exchange

Jumia's milestone will make it the first African tech start-up to list on a global exchange.
1 week ago

EBRD Invests In Modest Fashion E-tailer Modanisa

Modanisa’s latest round follows close on the heels of another investment by Goldman Sachs and Wamda Capital.
By Mary Sophia 3 min read
1 week ago

MEVP, Wamda To Manage $10 Million Of DIFC’s Fintech Fund

The venture capital firms will help DIFC invest part of its $100 million fund in innovative fintech start-ups in the MEASA region.
By Mary Sophia 4 min read