My 11-year-old daughter Amira has begun taking a big interest in the world of high finance and geopolitical strategy and has already developed some pretty strong views for one so young.
August 05, 2020
“Never say never” was the key phrase from Michael Ashley, owner of Newcastle United football club.
August 01, 2020
As a freeze-frame of the US presidential election, and the key role the energy industry will play when voters get to the polls on Nov. 3, President Donald Trump’s speech in Texas was a fascinating case study.
July 31, 2020
A shiver went through the UAE’s financial community last week when Emirates NDB, the champion of the Dubai banking business and one of the biggest banks in the region, declared figures for the first half of 2020.
July 29, 2020
World financial markets, with few exceptions, have defied gravity since the COVID-19 pandemic hit in earnest in March, but there is increasingly a feeling that “something has to give,” especially in equity markets.
July 21, 2020
Headlines are currently screaming at readers: “Oil markets starved of essential Russian and Saudi barrels.”
July 09, 2020
We could all do with a bit of good news amid the continuing carnage in the global economy in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
July 02, 2020
The trend toward consolidation in Saudi Arabia’s banking system appears irresistible, whatever the post-pandemic future brings. That is a good thing.
June 30, 2020
The historic initial public offering (IPO) of Saudi Aramco at the end of last year was expected to kick off a wave of IPOs in the Kingdom, as investors got the flotation bug and markets became more liquid and more comfortable with the concept of public offerings.
June 22, 2020
Saudi Arabia is set to “come out on top” in the current oil market volatility, American investment bank JP Morgan said at the weekend.
June 16, 2020