More cautious trading expected as regional markets slog through the summer – Al Masah Capital weekly report

The relative repercussions to the regional geopolitical situation continued to affect another week of trading.

Generally, volumes have dropped off as investors prefer to move to the sidelines and wait – with summer vacations also kicking in, this may be a safe strategy to adopt. However, pockets of opportunity are still available for the smart investor – UAE has been driven up recently by Emaar’s announcement to IPO its retail business and payout a dividend from the IPO proceeds… Learn More

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Markets had a mixed performance with Ramadan in its second week

US markets had a positive close for last week, with Dow, Nasdaq and S&P500 reaching their all-time highs, ignoring a recent job report that came below expectations.

Oil on the other hand, ended the week on a negative note, again below the USD 50 mark on the back of the same story of US Shale which will continue to distort the supply/demand picture despite OPEC extending cuts… Learn More

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Positive performance by all regional markets for the week – Al Masah Capital Weekly Report

A very positive week for regional markets, where all indices were in black with Qatar coming on top. Supported by 2Q 2017 earnings, all regional markets witnessed a positive performance for the week, Qatar advanced by 6.1% supported by QNBK’s 2Q 2017 earnings where the bank reported a 2% increase in its profits to reach QAR 3.45 billion… Learn More

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More cautious trading expected as regional markets slog through the summer – Al Masah Capital weekly report

The relative repercussions to the regional geopolitical situation continued
to affect another week of trading.
Generally, volumes have dropped off as investors prefer to move to the
sidelines and wait – with summer vacations also kicking in, this may be a
safe strategy to adopt. However, pockets of opportunity are still available
for the smart investor – UAE has been driven up recently by Emaar’s
announcement to IPO its retail business and payout a dividend from the
IPO proceeds… Learn More

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