Breakfast Seminar: The GCC’s shifting index landscape: what does it mean for issuers and investors?

By 16/11/2018

The Gulf Bond and Sukuk Association, in partnership with Fisch Asset Management and S&P Dow Jones Indices presents a breakfast seminar

 

The GCC’s shifting index landscape: what does it mean for issuers and investors?

 

The seminar presentation is now available!

Download the presentation: The GCC’s Shifting index landscape: what does it mean for issuers and investors?

Monday, 10 December 2018
8:30 AM  – 10:30 AM
Capital Club, Dubai Room, Gate Village 3, DIFC, Dubai, UAE
FREE for GBSA Members and invited guests.
To request one of the limited places write: events@gulfbondsukuk.org

Featured Speakers:
. Charbel Azzi, Head of Middle East, Africa & CIS, S&P Dow Jones Indices
. Martin Haycock, Senior Product Specialist, Convertible Bonds, Fisch Asset Management

Discussion Topics:
. A brief history of indices; growth in use and number of indices
. Development of GCC indices and GCC inclusion in global indices
. Impact and benefits of GCC indices inclusion
. Regulatory changes in index management and shifts in index ownership
. Case study: convertible bond indices
. S&P Global Sukuk and MENA Bond and Sukuk indices
. New High Yield Global and GCC Sukuk indices
. Pan Arab Multi-Asset/Balanced indices
. Overview of S&P DJI’s regional Conventional and Shariah Equity indices
. Inclusion of Saudi Arabia in the S&P Emerging Markets Core Index