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Frank Kane

Frank Kane is an award-winning business journalist based in Dubai.

Twitter: @frankkanedubai

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Global equities at a crossroads: Slump or bump?

Was last week’s slump in global equity markets a harbinger of more declines to come? Or a temporary bump along the road to further stock markets growth?

October 15, 2018

Dire climate change prediction has Goldman Sachs looking for radical fix

Even for an organization as given as the UN to sweeping statements about the future of the world, the words of an official on the UN’s panel on climate change last week were startling: “The next few years are probably the most important in human history,” the official said.

October 10, 2018

Bloomberg uses world trade as launchpad for his presidential ambitions

The business of America is business, said President Calvin Coolidge in 1925, but when the current president is a multibillionaire businessman, that makes business highly political.

September 19, 2018

Kuwaiti investors weigh up their future bond to Aston Martin

Andy Palmer, the affable chief executive of Aston Martin, called the forthcoming initial pubic offering (IPO) of the famous British car company a “monumental moment” in its 105-year history.

September 17, 2018

New era for Azerbaijan as it builds bridges with Gulf

A short drive from the glitz of downtown Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan, through some Soviet-era housing estates and market towns, you can simply drive off the main road at Zabrat into the heart of the economy of this Caspian nation of 10 million people.

August 26, 2018