2022

Digital Pays Off

Digital Pays Off

The GCC remains a small player in global fintech, but institutional support and capital availability encourage growth.

Abu Dhabi’s Global Ambitions

Abu Dhabi’s Global Ambitions

In 50 years, the UAE has gone from a desert with a small pearl fishing industry to one of the wealthiest economies in the world. 

Kuwait: Impetus To Change

Kuwait: Impetus To Change

Kuwait responded swiftly to the pandemic, but political feuds are slowing the reform agenda and increasing macroeconomic vulnerabilities.

2021

Banking For A New Era In The GCC

Banking For A New Era In The GCC

Across the GCC, banks are grappling with changing expectations driven by the new possibilities offered by technology.

Saudi Arabia: The Comeback Trail

Saudi Arabia: The Comeback Trail

Thanks to a smooth management of the pandemic, higher oil prices and increased production, the Arab world’s biggest economy is rebounding with vigor.

A Triumphant Return

A Triumphant Return

Global Finance was live in Dubai to host the 2021 Middle East Digital Banks and Innovators Awards Dinner.  

UAE: Staying Open

UAE: Staying Open

While most countries are stuck with lock-downs to smother the pandemic, the UAE chose to remain open. Will the gamble pay off economically?