Middle East & Africa
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Sanusi’s sacking is having an effect on global perceptions of Nigerian risk.   NEWSMAKERS By Efraim Chalamish When central bank governor Sanusi Lamido Sanusi announced in February that $20 billion in Nigerian oil revenues were missing from the til...
Iceland’s Reykjavik Geothermal will launch a $2 billion power plant on an imploded volcano in Ethiopia.   EMERGING MARKETS ROUNDUP By Antonio Guerrero Iceland’s Reykjavik Geothermal will launch a $2 billion project in July to build a power plant...
This year could be a bumper one for Middle Eastern investment banking, particularly in the GCC, Iraq and Egypt.   MARKET FOCUS: MIDDLE EAST INVESTMENT BANKING By Gordon Platt The Middle East may present political challenges, but dealmakers anticipat...
Angola is diversifying beyond oil. But, corruption and bureaucracy are still challenging.   MOVING FORWARD IN FITS AND STARTS By Valentina Pasquali Angola is making all the right moves when it comes to attracting inter-national investment and divers...
The government is in the midst of a charm offensive to draw in investment, particularly to the mining sector.   NEWSMAKERS By Kim Iskyan On February 21, Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe turns 90 years old. Mugabe is one of Africa’s last old-school...
The king is transforming this sleepy port town into a commercial and tourism hub to boost economic revival.   MILESTONES By Justin Keay First Jordan was hit by the global economic crisis, which slowed annual growth rates from around 8% to 3% and red...
Demonstrators have been out on the streets of Istanbul and Ankara yet again, this time portesting the draconian curbs the government wants to impose on the Internet. For investors this reinforces the alarming way confidence seems to have drained from the economy...
In an ominous twist, police and judges are rounded up and accused of nefarious plots against the government. By Justin Keay Demo site: Protestors in Istanbul's Taksim Square last summer (Photo: Fleshstorm) Turkey, the onetime sic...
Crude awakening: The oil-rich country aims to end its long dependence on petroleum revenues.   COUNTRY REPORT By Gordon Platt Oil-rich Kuwait is finally making progress on implementing its multibillion-dollar development program and improving its bu...
Capital levels are high, nonperforming loans low and declining, and liquidity remains strong.   SPECIAL REPORT By Andrew Cunningham Kuwaiti banks are in good health. Capital levels are high, nonperforming loans low and declining, and liquidity remai...
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