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Trying times for Kuwait’s economy

April 1, 2021

Historic enmity between Kuwait’s government and national assembly offer little confidence that the country will pass the economic reforms it desperately needs.

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Kuwait’s banks bruised but unbowed

April 1, 2021

Banks in Kuwait may have taken a knock from Covid-19 and its related effects, but optimism remains.

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Could universal basic income rewrite Kuwait's future?

March 17, 2021

Kuwait relies on public sector wages and energy subsidies. If the country is to revive its withered private sector, radical changes are needed.

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Oiling the wheels of Kuwait’s recovery

March 16, 2021

Covid-19 has had a dramatic impact on the markets over the past year, especially as far as oil is concerned. 

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Kuwait Finance House chief looks to life after AUB acquisition

April 1, 2020

Kuwait Finance House's chief executive discusses the acquisition of Ahli United Bank and fintech’s threats and opportunities.

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Kuwait CBG sees positive financial prospects

April 1, 2020

Central Bank of Kuwait governor Mohammad Y Al-Hashel talks to John Everington about identifying credit growth and the likelihood of further consolidation.

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Kuwait’s prudence pays off ahead of crisis

April 1, 2020

The Banker looks at how Kuwait is preparing to survive falling oil prices and the Covid-19 crisis.

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Kuwait’s corporate governance is put to the test

April 1, 2020

With an eye to attracting foreign investment, Kuwait is pushing ahead with reforms to the regulation of corporate conduct. 

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Kuwait’s fiscal buffers bring breathing space

April 1, 2020

While Kuwait does have a financial bulwark against the financial challenges caused by the reduction in oil prices and the coronavirus, it is not limitless – meaning it may have to look again at its abandoned reforms. 

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Kuwait and allies mull co-operation with non-OPEC producers

April 1, 2020

Kuwait and other OPEC members are considering an agreement with non-OPEC countries to reduce supply – but is this likely? 

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