Tag: MENA

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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, 2015mega

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Jul2015
Arab Petroleum Investments Corporation (APICORP), which invests in the Organization of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries (OAPEC) countries’ energy sector, recently announced a $3 billion sukuk program that could transform the balance sheet of this smaller, lesser known Saudi multilateral development bank (MDB) as well as its future investment strategy.  The ... Read More
July 22, 2015mega

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Jul2015
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

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Jun2015
The current state of the green bond market. The moral and ethical imperative driving issuer and investor interest What’s in it for the issuers and investors? SRI sukuk in Malaysia: Will the GCC adopt or chart its own path The values of Islamic finance are deep rooted upon the ethical, environmental and socially responsible ... Read More
June 24, 2015mega