Features : Opportunity Play

SOVEREIGN WEALTH FUNDS

Sovereign wealth funds snap up bargains in one of the biggest financial industry land grabs in history.



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Bader Al Sa'ad, head of Kuwait's SWF, helped arrange a huge cash infusion for Citi.
To say Citi ...

Features : Changing The Game

SOVEREIGN WEALTH FUNDS

With sovereign wealth funds rapidly becoming one of the most powerful forces in global finance, one key question has emerged: Should they be feared or revered?



features_changing1 With the subprime-induced credit crunch causing stocks of financial giants such ...

Cover Story : Murabahah Goes Mainstream

A modern form of Islamic trade financing has taken root and is flourishing in the Middle East

mrm_01 With its ancient caravan trails winding through the desert sands of Arabia, the Middle East is a fabled trade entrepôt between Europe and ...