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The Rise of a Telecom Billionaire

Carlos Slim’s net worth is equivalent to 7 % of Mexico’s GDP and for Bill Gate’s to have a same grip on the U.S. economy he would need 909 billion and own Alocoa, Philip Morris, DoNuts, Citi Bank, Marriott and Jet Blue....
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Islamic funds are not just an alternative

International Finance Desk
Their success is turning them into a source of competition for the conventional funds industry Camille Paldi September 22, 2015: More than 750 Islamic Investment Funds have been established around the world with assets under management (“AUM”) totaling approximately $60 billion compared to 70,000 conventional funds with AUM of $19trillion.  Currently, a wide variety of...

Oman SME Summit 2015: Opportunities galore

International Finance Desk
As the Gulf nation presses ahead with diversifying its oil-dependent economy, be there on September 13-14 to see what’s in it for you In today’s fast-paced and dynamic market environment, SMEs undoubtedly play a vital role. Though the term needs no explanation, for the sake of clarity, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) are non-subsidiary, independent...

Brazil takes a $27 billion hit

International Finance Desk
That’s the cost of the Petrobras scandal to the world’s seventh largest economy Kamilia Lahrichi April 8, 2015: The Petrobras oil scandal, which sparked massive protests across Brazil against the government’s corruption and the economic slowdown, has cost $27.1 billion to the GDP of the world’s seventh largest economy, according to an April 2015 study...