Tag: UAE

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Oct2015
The 28 September issue of Finance Forward did not identify that Michael Bennett, Head of Derivatives and Structured Finance for the World Bank contributed the first article on the IFFIm sukuk. We regret the omission.FAST FINANCEThe continuing emissions scandal at Volkswagon continues and VW faces the expensive task ... Read More
October 4, 2015Blake Goud

07

Sep2015
FAST FINANCE We thank everyone who attended the Global Ethical Finance Forum (GEFF) in Edinburgh, Scotland last week. One of the audience polls taken during a session at GEFF found that 82% of delegates believed that it was always important for investors to incorporate their morals and values in the financial ... Read More
September 7, 2015Blake Goud

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Aug2015
Fast Finance Talks over the Trans-Pacific Partnership stumbled and one of the sticking points deals with the Japanese auto supply chain which includes non-TPP countries like Thailand.  The Japanese auto industry believes that strict rules about origin could harm it which show the complications of a regional approach to trade ... Read More
August 3, 2015Blake Goud

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Jul2015
FAST FINANCE Emerging markets are selling off in historic ways as a basket of emerging market currencies hits lows not seen since before the commodities supercycle began at the start of the millennium.  Besides emerging market currency values, also sliding are foreign exchange reserves held by emerging markets, commodities ... Read More
July 27, 2015Blake Goud

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Jul2015
FAST FINANCE Following our special report on Iran before Eid, we follow up on the impact of the Iran agreement with the P5+1 on providers of export finance to the companies that will resume trading with the Islamic Republic and a look at growth in real estate investment by Iranians in ... Read More
July 20, 2015Blake Goud

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Jul2015
Dubai has made great strides towards being the center for sukuk listing globally. The total number of listed sukuk on NASDAQ Dubai and Dubai Financial Market accounts for $ 31.7 billion across 42 listed sukuk. Bursa Malaysia--which had previously been the most active—has the same number of listed sukuk ... Read More
July 9, 2015Blake Goud