24th May 2015
The US stock market, measured by the S&P500 index, has returned over 200% since its 666 "devil's low" in March 2009. Stocks in most other regions have done similarly well.
29th March 2015
With a reputation of one of the most dynamic global financial centres, it is no wonder that the UAE, and particularly Dubai, offer plenty of investment opportunities.
5th March 2015
On 24 February the British FTSE 100 index surpassed its 1999 high. Major indices in the US, including the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average, are also at all-time highs.
15th January 2015
Hedge funds have significant benefits, such as higher returns, low correlation to traditional investment products and access to a wide range of assets and unusual trading strategies.
13th January 2015
Hedge funds have become increasingly popular in the last twenty years, as investors have discovered the benefits of adding them to their portfolios. This article explains the most significant ones.
11th January 2015
To many people hedge funds are a mysterious part of the financial industry. Even many financial professionals don't understand what exactly hedge funds do.
6th January 2015
There is no perfect offshore company location. Different jurisdictions have different advantages and disadvantages. When selecting one, there are a number of factors that should be considered.
28th December 2014
Large banks now have sizeable departments focusing solely on Islamic financial services and some universities have started to offer courses and entire programs in Islamic finance.
17th January 2012
The Economist is out with an updated version of their Big Mac index showing the world’s currencies price based on the world famous McDonald’s sandwich.
16th November 2011
Here’s the latest Monthly Bulletin from VAM Funds: VAM Monthly Bulletin – October 2011
5th October 2011
How can you tell if your hard-earned cash is invested right now in some vastly inflated asset? In this article, we take a look at financial bubbles and how to avoid them.
3rd October 2011
The stock markets have taken a hammering over the past few months. Is this your normal, garden variety equity market sell-off, or a 2008-style economic collapse?