In this issue… GCC governments hold the keys to the green sukuk opportunity Malaysia’s Investment Account Platform can be the catalyst for changes needed in Islamic banking FAST FINANCE Lower oil prices were cited as ...
February 22, 2016Blake Goud
February 15, 2016 In this issue… Islamic asset management set to grow in Turkey and could help attract responsible investment Qatar’s Islamic bank profits depend on health of real estate and consumer financing...
February 15, 2016Blake Goud
February 8, 2016 In this issue… Capital raising at GCC banks Responsible finance benefits from Islamic finance growth in Asia FAST FINANCE As equity markets tumble, a key Fed official has ...
February 8, 2016Blake Goud
February 01, 2016 In this issue… Nigeria’s infrastructure sukuk will support growth but necessary investment highlights role for the private sector Islamic finance and good governance are mutually supportive...
February 1, 2016Blake Goud
As Emerging Market current accounts turn to deficit, the need to incorporate responsible finance rises
25th January 2016 In this issue… As emerging markets fall out of favor, companies that are open to investors who practice responsible finance could find a patient source of capital Part 2 of our annotated version of Breakingviews Predictions 2016 looks at Basel IV and Islamic banks and how ...
January 25, 2016Blake Goud
In this issue: Impact on the MENASEA region from Thomson Reuters' Breaking Views 2016 Predictions - Funding deficits, better financial reporting and too much debt & financial engineering Islamic finance powering Nigeria’s future economic growth January 18 2016 FAST FINANCE Iran’s re-entry into the global economy is moving ahead as the ...
January 18, 2016Blake Goud
FAST FINANCE The sound of squeaking tires echoed across the financial world as investment bankers pulled their cars to the side of the road as they heard news of the possible IPO by Saudi Aramco. If completed, it would be the biggest public company in the world and its initial ...
January 11, 2016Blake Goud
In this issue: ESG-Financial Performance Link Explored - The right question about performance may be how much does the evidence support a positive link Saudi Arabia's Budget Gets a Buffer - The new Saudi budget is notable for all its ...
January 3, 2016Blake Goud
FAST FINANCE The subject captivating global investors during the last week was the resolution of the big question: when will the Federal Reserve complete its first rate hike and how will global assets react. Although equity markets have dropped in the U.S. since the policy change occurred, it is still too ...
December 21, 2015Blake Goud
FAST FINANCE Ahead of the Federal Reserve meeting on December 15-16 where all signs are the Fed will commence a gradual rise in rates, oil markets continue to be under pressure. In part this reflects the effect of a stronger dollar, as well as new estimates from the International Energy Agency ...
December 14, 2015Blake Goud