International Finance

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Finance Wealth Management

Investors finally paying more attention to GCC

So far, energy rich Middle Eastern countries have built a reputation as a source of funds Joel Kukemelk February 11, 2015: As a Europe-based GCC equity fund manager, we are well-aware of the international investors’ views, questions, hopes and doubts when it comes to investing in the Arabian peninsula. So far, global investors have overlooked...
Fintech

Tough time ahead for oil companies

While big players are streamlining operations, smaller ones look to get acquired Suparna Goswami Bhattacharya Analysts expect oil price to come down to $43 a barrel in second quarter of 2015 Oil companies look for ways to cut costs Big players go in for layoffs Oil price: No looking up for now January 27, 2015:...
Uncategorized

Oil trade: No sign of prices going up

Some analysts claim that OPEC will not last more than 50 years Suparna Goswami Bhattacharya November 27, 2014: Economists dealing with oil prices and stability were in for a shock when global oil prices started to tumble this year. After three years of relative calm wherein prices moved less than three percent year-on-year, the sudden...
Economy

Argentina: Russia’s new market

The South American country is in a good position to capitalise on President Putin’s embargo on food imports from Europe and Western nations Kamilia Lahrichi November 14, 2014: Russian businessmen met their Argentinian counterparts in Buenos Aires on November 11 to discuss investment projects in the energy, nuclear and mining industries, as Moscow seeks to...
Business Leaders

‘The debt problem in China is not hype’

American economist James Rickards says collapse of the debt and property bubble there could well be the catalyst for a global economic crisis Suparna Goswami Bhattacharya November 7, 2014: James Rickards, American lawyer, economist, investment banker and author of books of like Currency Wars and Death of Money, is one of the speakers at the...
Banking

Ukraine conflict: UK wants SWIFT punishment for Russian banks

SWIFT is a crucial real-time gross payment system for cross-border transactions September 2, 2014: The UK will press EU leaders to consider blocking Russian access to the SWIFT (Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunications) banking transaction system under an expansion of sanctions over the conflict in Ukraine, Bloomberg reported on Friday, August 29, citing an...