Tag: IMF


May 2, 2016 IMF worries about downside risks in GCC but recovery in oil helps to reduce concerns Opportunities amidst challenges-- A silver lining for SME growth in the GCC... Read More
May 1, 2016mega


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 FINANCE The continuing emissions scandal at Volkswagon continues and VW faces the expensive task ... Read More
October 4, 2015mega


Fast Finance Last week marked the end of Renminbi’s twenty-one year old peg with the US dollar as Chinese Yuan fell by 4.4 percent. This move came at the back of weakened Chinese economy due to a drop in industrial production as well as a slackened demand for consumer products. Emerging ... Read More
August 17, 2015mega


CGK→AUH There is a backup plan!  At the end of an article from Reuters about the proposed $500 million, international (Reg S) sukuk from Airline Garuda Indonesia is the backup plan if the sukuk does not get issued.  This is important because there has been rising volatility in markets ... Read More
May 21, 2015mega