The African nation’s diamonds and other mineral resources are failing to produce the cash needed to prop up its faltering economy.
The region is challenging but provides the largest global opportunity in private equity, writes H. Richard Dallas of Gulf Capital.
All eyes on Africa’s mining sector as publicly-listed companies retreat after incurring multi-billion dollar loses.
Sohail Jaffer of FWU Global Takaful Solutions offers pointers on how Islamic insurers can adapt their products to meet consumers’ evolving needs.
Gulf markets are set to rise 10% to 15% this year on the back of strong economic fundamental and the return of risk appetite, says SICO.
After climbing 500% in a decade, perhaps it is time for gold investors to accept that the yellow metal is a spent force.
With other major Middle East producers not planning any major new oil projects to ramp up their production, the burden of meeting rising global crude demand may fall on Iraq’s shoulders. Can it deliver?
A global shale oil boom could reduce OPEC influence on global markets, warns PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Alex Carre de Malberg of Commercial Bank of Qatar analyzes how an effective local bond scheme could further push the Qatari economy forward.
But number of funds launched increased by 20% in the same period, writes Zawya’s Nancy Mitri.