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Jewel of the Nile loses its sparkle

Fears for a forsaken Egypt as Africa’s fourth largest economy mirrors a Greek tragedy, threatening trade and jeopardising foreign investment By Darren Parkin NERVOUS investors are...

From Russia, with very little love

For all its new-found wealth, has the Russian bear suddenly become cornered by a volatile oil market and a damaged economy? RUSSIAN business is fighting...

Grant Thornton UAE: Islamic Finance Oil Prices Impact

Modern banks started offering Islamic finance in the mid-1970s. At the time, there were major developments in the Muslim world such as the oil...

World Bank Group: Development Finance Frontline – Strategic Investment Funds

This is the first of a series of occasional interviews with senior strategic investment fund (SIF) professionals. Tasked with attracting private investors to priority...

Wall Street’s Second Act

Now is the time to get rich. The volume of money idling on the side lines for lack of yield now stands at an...