Tag: infrastructure


FAST FINANCE As Brent crude falls below the $50/bbl, pressure rises on many oil exporters to finance rising budget deficits to preserve their investments saved up during years with higher prices. Saudi Arabia, in particular, is likely to be active in bond issuance and its SR 15bn ($4bn) issuance in ... Read More
August 10, 2015mega


The Islamic Development Bank made a big declaration when, at a development finance event in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia organized by the UN, it announced a 15 year, $150 billion commitment to financing related to the Sustainable Development Goals. The commitment follows investment of $80 billion towards the Millennium Development ... Read More
July 29, 2015mega


FAST FINANCE All eyes this week were on the Eurozone as Greece teeters on the brink of Euro exit.  The ripples spread across the world…and across the Mediterranean with effects on North Africa, the Levant and Turkey, as described in our first feature article.  In other MENASEA news, Malaysia’s ... Read More
July 13, 2015mega