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International Finance

Tag : November

Economy

Greece calls for continued Arab investment

EU-Arab World Summit drew more than 40 companies and financial institutions of the Arab world IFM Correspondent November 8, 2016: The Greek economy is recovering and stabilising after emerging from a six-year crisis. It is a crucial time for Greece and the world is closely watching every move. At the EU-Arab World Summit held in...
Economy

US Fed hints at rate hike

Will wait ‘for some further evidence of continued progress toward its objectives’ IFM Correspondent November 3, 2016: The Federal Reserve on November 2 hinted at hiking interest rates in December. For now, officials voted to keep rates unchanged following a meeting in Washington. They emphasised that the pace of rate hikes will depend on evolution...
Economy

Oil price down cycle ‘nearing end’: Saudi minister

“Market fundamentals, in terms of supply and demand, have begun to improve” IFM Correspondent October 26, 2016: Speaking at the World Energy Congress in Istanbul, Turkey, Saudi Arabia’s Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said that as market fundamentals improve, the current down cycle of crude prices is close to an end. Oil prices are currently hovering...
Economy

Dim outlook for Europe in 2016

Challenging political landscape, persistent high unemployment and a weak euro are a few of the challenges Suparna Goswami Bhattacharya February 2, 2016: Europe had been in the news in 2015, not every time for the right reasons though. Grexit, the Volkswagen scandal, migration crisis, Paris attacks were some of the low points which made economists...
Islamic Banking

For Luxembourg, €200mn bond was just a start

The Grand Duchy has a long history of working with the Islamic sector, but is not content to rest on its laurels Tim Evershed December 17, 2014: The government of Luxembourg is ready to help Islamic finance move into the mainstream financial markets with a raft of initiatives. The Grand Duchy has a long history...