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Saudi Arabia steps up efforts to reboot economy

January 18, 2021

Gulf kingdom reportedly seeking to snatch multinationals from Dubai, as sovereign wealth fund ramps up investment.

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Global investment banks outlook ‘stable’ for 2021

January 4, 2021

The world’s largest investment banks are in a relatively strong position to handle any further economic headwinds, according to Moody's.

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Société Générale proceeds with Crédit du Nord merger plans

December 8, 2020

The combined bank will serve 10 million customers and generate significant cost savings. 

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Covid-19 interrupts decade-long transaction banking boom

November 30, 2020

Transaction banking revenues forecast to take a hit in 2020 before finding path to recovery. 

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Will interest rate rise boost Turkey’s economy?

November 23, 2020

Turkish central bank’s biggest rate increase in two years could signal a return to more conventional monetary policy. 

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Will legal reforms boost UAE’s position as a global business hub?

November 10, 2020

Wide-ranging legal changes have been designed with foreign residents and investors in mind.

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A record-breaking nine months for DCM and ECM

October 30, 2020

First three quarters of this year have seen highest level of equity capital markets and debt capital markets activity since 1980.

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Egypt’s economy holds up despite pandemic

October 26, 2020

Country’s banks have benefited from economic circumstances with profitability and capital levels increasing.

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Bumpy times for Kyrgyzstan

October 13, 2020

The central Asian republic, and its economy, is facing a severe constitutional crisis.

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More than 100 financial institutions see credit rating downgrades since Covid-19

October 2, 2020

Fitch highlights how challenging economic outlook is weighing heavily on finance sector. 

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