Bringing you live news and features since 2006 

Dubai_0

FTSE opens office in Dubai International Financial Centre

RELATED TOPICS​

Index provider FTSE Group has opened an office within the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC).

 
The total number of FTSE offices across Asia Pacific, Europe and the Americas is now 13. 
 
The new office will provide a gateway for FTSE’s growing business in the Middle East and Africa.
 
“The new office will support FTSE’s regional presence, bringing FTSE’s global expertise to sovereign wealth funds and family offices. It will also act as a hub for FTSE’s growing operations in Africa,” says Jonathan Cooper, managing director, Middle East and Africa. “FTSE already works closely with local exchanges, market authorities and asset managers in the Middle East and Africa to support the development and capacity of domestic financial markets. This new office will further strengthen our ability to support our growing customer base in the region.”
 
Jeffery Singer, chief executive of DIFC Authority, says: “We are delighted to be chosen as the hub for the global index provider, FTSE. FTSE has a strong international presence and their decision to establish their regional base in DIFC will provide them with the ideal platform and modern infrastructure they require to further develop and to support financial markets in the Middle East and Africa region.”
 
Since 2010, FTSE has classified the United Arab Emirates (UAE) as Secondary Emerging in its FTSE Global Equity Index Series (GEIS). FTSE has established ongoing dialogues with markets across the region and Kuwait is currently on the FTSE Watch List for inclusion in GEIS as Secondary Emerging. 

Latest News

Figment Europe, a provider of institutional staking infrastructure, writes that it is solidifying its presence in the heart of Europe’s..
Saving and investing app, Moneybox, has doubled the number of ETFs available on the platform, in the light of ‘growing..
Global X ETFs has announced the appointment of Ryan O'Connor as its Chief Executive Officer effective as of April 8, 2024. ..
Value-driven structured credit investing firm, Angel Oak Capital Advisors, LLC, has announced the completed conversions of two of its mutual..

Related Articles

Jigna Gibb, Bloomberg
Bloomberg Indices has recently hired Jigna Gibb as Head of Commodities and Crypto Index Products, to lead its commodities and...
Robert Minter, director of ETF investment strategy at abrdn takes a look at passive investing in commodities and shares his...
Ryan McCormack, Invesco
This year sees the 25th anniversary of Invesco’s QQQ, the USD240 billion ETF – the fifth largest ETF in the...
ETFs
The European ETF market achieved a record 28 per cent growth – reaching over USD1.8 trillion assets under management (AUM)...
Subscribe to the ETF Express newsletter

Subscribe for access to our weekly newsletter, newsletter archive, updates on the site and exclusive email content.

Marketing by