Jarmo T. Kotilaine
Jarmo Kotilaine is an economist and strategist focusing on the Gulf region. He writes on issues ranging from economic development to changes within the corporate sector
Gulf nations’ great recalibration
After the triumphant forward march of globalization in the years leading up to the financial crisis of 2008-2009, increasingly discordant tones have come to challenge the idea of shared prosperity built on economic integration.
Insurance, the way it is meant to be is just getting started
The future is inevitably shrouded in uncertainty, but there are many areas where technological and other developments are profoundly reshaping our way of doing business.
Saudi crude story overshadows its non-oil sector. That’s not a bad thing
After the painful dislocations of the COVID-19 pandemic, which was preceded by a period of low oil prices and fiscal consolidation, the Gulf economies appear to be firing on all cylinders.
The Gulf’s move from petrol states to energy states
Making sense of the crypto crash
The greenback’s rise siphons global investment
Here’s why the Gulf needs more institutional investors
Institutional investors are the backbone of Western capital markets where they account for most dealing and hold a lion’s share of tradable assets. Institutions typically pool money from various sources, particularly retail investors.
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