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Bull markets have corrections, and they are a chance to buy

Weekly Investment View – 14 October 2018

Investors' nerves are getting tested as markets sold off first in the US and now in the Middle East. Fundamental reasons to remain invested continue to be the same, so investors could look at this correction as a buying opportunity.

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Brazil’s own Mr. Trump is on his way to the presidency

The Big Picture –11 October 2018

Brazilians head to the polls again in a few weeks and it looks increasingly likely that a conservative politician with a market-friendly agenda could win. If he does, Brazilian assets could get a boost which may even spill over to other emerging markets.

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Commenting on the banking sector mergers in Abu Dhabi

INTERVIEW – Al Arabiya TV – 05 September 2018

Mr. Mohammed Ali Yasin , the Chief Executive Officer Of FAB Securities LLC commented during his interview with Al-Arabiya TV on the new three banks merger , where he sees that this merger will support the economic growth in UAE and it could create a major Financial Institution in the Mena Region

Mohammed Ali Yasin , the FABS CEO

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Issuance of FIxed income in Saudi and the GCC. Also, the Abraaj capital saga

INTERVIEW – Bloomberg TV – 11 July 2018

Saudi Arabia is asking banks to pitch for roles on a potential dollar-denominated Islamic bond sale, people with knowledge of the matter said. Mohammed Ali Yasin, chief executive officer of FAB Securities, weighs in on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Middle East." He also talks about Abraaj, the private equity firm that’s undergoing a court-supervised restructuring

Mohammed Ali Yasin , the FABS CEO

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Business Breakfast with FABS CEO

INTERVIEW – Dubai Eye – 23 May 2018

Mr. Yasin interview with Dubai Eye explains why property stocks have tumbled this year – and how to spot bargains on the Dubai Financial Market.

Mohammed Ali Yasin , the FABS CEO

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Saudi Arabia's possible inclusion into the FTSE and MSCI

INTERVIEW – Bloomberg – 28 March 2018

Mohammed Ali Yasin , the FABS CEO

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The Dhs30 billion tie-up between Emaar Properties and Aldar.

INTERVIEW – Dubai Eye – 21 March 2018

Mohammed Ali Yasin , the FABS CEO

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FAB’s YASIN says Regions Markets win with receding tension

INTERVIEW – Bloomberg TV – 21 February 2018

Mohammed Ali Yasin , the FABS CEO discussed the Saudi economy and how banks are benefitting from changing interest rates.

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UAE Market Performance for the day.

INTERVIEW – Al Arabiya TV – 07 February 2018

Mohammed Ali Yasin , the FAB Securities CEO discussed the geopolitical risks in the Middle East and talks about the markets

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FAB’s Yasin says Regions Markets win with Receding Tension.

INTERVIEW – Bloomberg TV – 17 January 2018

Mohammed Ali Yasin , the FAB Securities CEO discussed the geopolitical risks in the Middle East and talks about the markets

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A Quieter Start

Weekly Fixed Income Comment – 13 November 2017

So now we know how the seventh innings started: on a soft note. The regional news centring on Saudi Arabia obviously had an impact on our markets last week but was also a factor in the weaker credit markets that we saw globally, along with focal points in the US high yield markets centred on some of the companies in that universe and outflows from the(...)

Ian Clarke, Head of Fixed Income Fund Management

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Mena Equity Commentary

Weekly Equity Comment – 06 November 2017

The GCC region remains volatile and continues to be impacted on the macro and political front. Last week the IMF updated its regional outlook for the Middle East, although growth concerns remain, IMF forecasts highlight fiscal initiatives with oil break-evens mostly falling. Kuwait remains best positioned in the current environment(...)

Saleem Khokhar, Head of Equities Fund Management

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UAE markets intraday review

INTERVIEW – Al Arabiya TV – 18 October 2017

Mohammed Ali Yasin, the CEO of NBAD Securities, commented on the drop in DAMAC’s profits for the first 9 months of 2017. He also mentioned that investors are waiting the results of banks and Blue Chips companies, next week, before they make their next investment decision

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What’s behind the surge in trading on the Dubai Financial Market

INTERVIEW – Dubai Eye – 12 October 2017

Mohammed Ali Yasin, the CEO of NBAD Securities, Recent statements from the Minister of Economy on the country’s liquidity, along with positive news on oil prices and new IPOs coming in played an important part in October’s surge in traded volumes, said Mohammed Ali Yasin, the CEO of NBAD Securities. Until last month “there was no such catalyst to encourage people to enter the market”, he added. Even though volumes are not yet sufficient for analysts to talk about index improvement Mr Yasin remains very optimistic, partly due to expected IPOs.

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Why Saudi Arabia And Uae Earnings Are Under Pressure

INTERVIEW – Bloomberg TV – 04 October 2017

Mohammed Ali Yasin, the CEO of NBAD Securities, does not expect any surprises for the next earnings season. “The market has disappointed over the past few months” in terms of traded value and index movement, he said. Positive news that came from Saudi Arabia had boosted market performance in the 2nd and 3rd quarters, which we don’t have at the moment, according to Mr. Yasin. “The sentiment has mellowed down and investors are waiting for a catalyst to change that.”

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Bullish euro/bearish dollar trend to continue?

The Bigger Picture – 05 September 2017

Investors should not get too excited about short-run cyclical improvements in the Eurozone when the degree of required structural change remains substantial. The dollar has already discounted much Trump-related bad news for the time being, hence could easily bounce from current levels, limiting euro upside. We have revised our expected six-month trading range to $1.1200-1.2500 (from $1.0500-1.1700 previously).

Alain Marckus, FAB Director of Investment Strategy - Global Asset Management

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