Latest articles from Middle East

After Iraq

April 2, 2003

Is the Iraq crisis principally about removing a despot from power or is the underlying reality more to do with asserting US global hegemony? Stephen Timewell explores the issues and discusses their implications for banking and finance.

Saudi finance stands tall

April 2, 2003

The Saudi financial sector continues its vibrant growth. Stephen Timewell reports from Riyadh on the players and a new law governing capital markets.

Saudi banks buck international trend

April 2, 2002

Stephen Timewell reports from Riyadh on how most of Saudi Arabia's banks are enjoying a profitable year.

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