The participants of the third cohort of DIFC FinTech Hive Accelerator Programme.
Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), the leading financial hub in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) and home to the largest, most developed FinTech ecosystem in the region,
The Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), a leading financial hub in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) and home to the largest, most advanced financial innovation ecosystem in the region,
Dubai has risen in the ranks of the Global Financial Centres Index, GFCI, to the eighth position, representing its highest ever-ranking.
The pan-European STOXX 600 index slipped 0.1%, failing to match Asian and Wall Street gains , France's CAC 40 fell 0.7% after the country set a new record of daily COVID-19 infections.
Versus the dollar, sterling was up 0.3% at $1.2784 by 0823 GMT, after hitting a two-month low of $1.2676 on Wednesday . Against the euro, sterling was also up 0.4% at 91.24 pence. , after hitting a one-week high of 91.13 on Thursday.
Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 edged up 0.6% to 23,214.38. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 gained 1.5% to 5,964.90, while South Korea's Kospi added 0.6% at 2,285.09. Hong Kong's Hang Seng gave up earlier gains, sinking 0.7% to 23,146.61. The Shanghai Composite index fell 0.4% to 3,209.85.
Shares rose in India but fell in Taiwan and Thailand.