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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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Tight mortgage lending rules may have an impact on real estate sector

INTERVIEW – Al Arabiya – 28 September 2017

(ARABIC CONTENT) Mohammed Ali Yasin, the CEO of NBAD Securities comments on some banks’ request for the UAE Central Bank to reduce constraints on mortgage lending.
After late September’s low traded volumes, Mr. Yasin also expects October to be a potentially better month for GCC equities, thanks to blue chip stocks.

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Equities - What can lift investors’ sentiment and boost the volume?

INTERVIEW – Al Arabiya – 21 September 2017

(ARABIC CONTENT) Mohammed Ali Yasin, CEO of NBAD Securities commented on low trading volume. The local stock market needs more news to create positive investor sentiment he said, before giving his insight on the region’s upcoming IPOs and their impact on the market.

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Dubai index rose for the sixth consecutive session

Interview – Dubai TV - 13 September 2017

Mohammed Ali Yasin, CEO of NBAD Securities commented on the UAE stock markets’ performance: improving, though on low volumes, in anticipation of Q3 financial results. He believes that more IPOs in UAE markets, such as Emaar’s and other expected ones in Abu Dhabi, would reopen foreign investors’ appetite for the UAE market. Mr. Yasin also gave his take on the country’s real estate market after visiting Dubai’s ‘Cityscape Global’ exhibition.

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Interview - Ongoing dispute over Dana Gas Sukuk will delay stock trading at fair value

Al Arabiya TV – 06 September 2017

Mohammed Ali Yasin, CEO of NBAD Securities, Commented on Dana Gas and the Kurdistan government’s settlement and its impact on shareholders. According to Mr. Yasin, the company needs to find an agreement with bond holders for the share to reach its full fair value in the future 

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Interview – UAE Market Performance for the Day

Al Arabiya TV – 20 July 2017

Mohammed Ali Yasin, the CEO of NBAD Securities
Mohammed Ali Yasin, the CEO of NBAD Securities, commented on companies financial results for Q2/2017 and H1/2017, with a focus on DIB and ENBD banks. According to Mr. Yasin, the momentum in the market will be stronger starting from September, which will positively impact its performance in Q4 this year.

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Interview – ADNOC considers IPO of its distribution unit

Al Arabiya TV – 12 July 2017

Mohammed Ali Yasin, the CEO of NBAD Securities
Commenting on ADNOC’s potential listing of its distribution unit, Mohammed Ali Yasin, the CEO of NBAD Securities, said that new IPOs in new sectors would add depth to the markets indeed, as well as help strengthen them and improve their performance in the long run. Asked about Etisalat’s pull out of Nigeria, Mr Yasin said that the company’s expansion outside the UAE has had a negative impact on its finances, and that Maroc Telecom could represent the company’s only growth opportunity going forward.

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Interview – No Enthusiasm for Qatari equities

Bloomberg TV – 5 July 2017

Mohammed Ali Yasin, the CEO of NBAD Securities
Commenting on regional stocks, Mohammed Ali Yasin, the CEO of NBAD Securities, said that he did not see much enthusiasm for Qatari equities at the moment as local and regional investors fear political escalation. But Mr Yasin showed more concern for the bond market than for equities. “Qatari bonds are rated AA. Many banks [in this region] have them on their books.” According to the CEO, the prospect of lower ratings could put pressure on those bonds, especially as they are traded over-the-counter.

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Interview – Emaar to list up to 30% of its UAE property business in Dubai

Al Arabiya TV – 7 june 2017

Mohammed Ali Yasin, the CEO of NBAD Securities
Comments on Emaar’s plan to list up to 30% of its UAE real-estate business in Dubai, which is expected to have a positive impact on Emaar’s share price in the market. Sales proceeds will be distributed as a special dividend to shareholders. Emaar Properties will keep around 70% of the UAE real-estate business.

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Interview – GCC Markets Going Sideways

Bloomberg – 24 May 2017

Mohammed Ali Yasin, Chief Executive Officer of NBADS,
While many MENA investors are looking to benefit from the recent deals between Saudi Arabia and the United States, it is still early for them to position themselves, until we know the amounts that will flow into the Saudi economy. Capital markets in order to grow need liquidity to be pumped into them rather than out.
Most GCC indices have been witnessing negative movements for the last three months. A positive catalyst could be the next OPEC meeting in Vienna and an agreement extension to Q1 2018.

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Interview – UAE Market Performance for the day

Al Arabiya TV – 17 May 2017

Mohammed Ali Yasin, Chief Executive Officer of NBADS, reviewed today’s weak UAE market performance and discussed what is the possible strategy for investors in the medium term.

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Interview – UAE Market Performance for the day

Dubai TV – 14 May 2017

Mohammed Ali Yasin, Chief Executive Officer of NBADS, commented about today’s market performance that May looks slightly better than April in terms of traded values so far. He also replied that the delay in announcement of Emaar Q1/2017 results could be due to the company’s  big business outside UAE, and is excepted to be good and will have positive impact on the market.

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Interview – UAE Market Performance for the day

CNBC Arabia TV – 04 May 2017

Mohammed Ali Yasin, Chief Executive Officer of NBADS spoke about the local market trends and the effects of the Capital restructuring of some public companies on the investor sentiments.

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Interview – Provisions in UAE banks fell in the first quarter

Al Arabiya TV – 26 April 2017

Mohammed Ali Yasin, Chief Executive Officer of NBADS shed the light on the banking sector's performance in Q1/2017. He also addressed questions on recapitalisation and restructuring of DSI”.

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Interview – UAE Market Performance for the day

Dubai TV – 20 April 2017 – ARABIC

Mohammed Ali Yasin, Chief Executive Officer of NBADS reviews the daily market performance and discusses the effects of the Q1 2017 financial announcements of leading companies in the banking sector such as Emirates NBD. He also tackles questions on the recapitalization and restructuring of Arabtec and DSI.

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Interview – ARAMCO’s IPO and market talk

Bloomberg TV – 05 April 2017

Mohammed Ali Yasin, Managing Director and Head of NBAD Securities (NBADS), weighs in on Aramco's planned IPO which is piquing investor interest and talks in general about the markets.

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Interview – Talking about TAQA

Dubai Eye – 05 April 2017

Mohammed Ali Yasin, Head of NBAD Securities talks about the recent extraordinary developments at Abu Dhabi National Energy Company TAQA and what this means for investors.

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Interview – UAE Market Performance for the day

Dubai TV – 21 March 2017 – ARABIC

Mohammed Ali Yasin, Head of NBAD Securities reviewed the weak market performance of the day and momentary changes in the next few weeks.

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Interview – UAE Market Performance for the day

Al Arabiya TV – 05 March 2017 – ARABIC

Mohammed Ali Yasin, Head of NBAD Securities comments on recent market performance and factors behind the lowest traded values seen thus far in 2017.

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Interview – Why Qatar Stocks Declined Most in the World

Bloomberg TV – 01 March 2017

Mohammed Ali Yasin, Managing Director and Head of NBAD Securities (NBADS), weighs in on President Donald Trump's speech to congress, and discusses the decline in Qatar stocks and the reason why Qatari stocks are priced higher than other EM markets. He is speaking to Yousef Gamal El-Din on ‘Bloomberg Markets: Middle East’. This video shows the first part of the original interview.

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Interview – Insight on Arabtec Shares

Dubai Eye – 23 February 2017

Mohammed Ali Yasin, Head of NBAD Securities talks about Arabtec Shares’ recent rollercoaster ride.

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Interview – UAE Market Performance for the day

Al Arabiya TV – 22 February 2017 – ARABIC

Mohammed Ali Yasin, Head of NBAD Securities discusses today’s market performance, focusing on the construction companies and how their current performance is affecting speculators behaviour.

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Interview – Performance of UAE Equity Markets

Al Arabiya TV – 08 February 2017 – ARABIC

Mohammed Ali Yasin, Head of NBAD Securities, commented on volatility in the UAE markets, with a focus on GFH. Mr. Yasin also gave his insight on the market’s current performance in general.

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Interview – UAE Markets Overview

Dubai TV – 02 February 2017 – ARABIC

Mohammed Ali Yasin , the Managing Director and Head of NBADS, commented on the volatility in the UAE markets and in particularly on GFH stock. He also commented on bank results and distributions for the fourth quarter of 2016. Based on his opinion, 2017 looks better than 2016 and first quarter results will be the key indicator of the market movement.

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Interview – UAE Market Performance for the day

Al Arabiya TV – 25 January 2017 – ARABIC

Mohammed Ali Yasin the Head of NBAD Securities, commented on Dubai Islamic Bank’s 2016 full-year results, that showed slowing growth rate compared to the first half of 2016. He also commented on the bank’s need for high cash distribution to shareholders and discussed the market performance of the day.

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Interview – What to expect in the UAE equity market for 2017

Dubai Eye – 17 January 2017

Mohammed Ali Yasin, Head of NBAD Securities gives his overview on the UAE equity market outlook for 2017 and crunches the numbers on the UAE's biggest companies.

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Interview – Three Fed Rate Hikes Probable in 2017

Bloomberg TV – 11 January 2017

Mohammed Ali Yasin, managing director at NBAD Securities, discusses the outlook for U.S. Treasury yields, Federal Reserve monetary policy and Middle East stocks with Bloomberg's Yousef Gamal El-Din and Shery Ahn on "Bloomberg Markets: Middle East."

Mohammed Ali Yasin, Head of NBAD Securities

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Dubai Eye – 24 November 2016

Trading volume up in UAE stock markets

Bloomberg TV – 02 November 2016

What's driving the drop in oil prices?

Dubai TV – 20 October 2016 (Arabic)

The latest on UAE markets  

Al Arabiya TV – 05 September 2016

There is a positive sentiment in the UAE market

Bloomberg TV – 17 August 2016

What's Behind Saudi's Unwinding Treasury Holdings?

Dubai Eye – 11 August 2016

How will NASDAQ Dubai Futures Exchange work?

Dubai Eye – 09 August 2016

Options are a great opportunity for investors

Bloomberg TV – 13 July 2016

Oil Outlook: More Upside Ahead?

Al-Arabiya TV – 23 June 2016 (ARABIC)

What impact will Brexit have on the GCC?

Bloomberg TV – 15 June 2016

Is China's Delay Good for Saudi's MSCI Inclusion?

Bloomberg TV – 18 May 2016

Why UAE equities are not following the rising oil price?

Gulf News – 09 May 2016

More investment products are needed to attract liquidity

Dubai Eye – 2 May 2016

Grading of big UAE companies' performance for Q1 / 2016 and prospects for the local stock market

Al Arabiya – 30 Mar 2016

The Dubai market sees increase of profits by 1.5% (Arabic)