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Will oil producers recover from the new shock?

May 26, 2020

Oil exporters have been hit with a double whammy as global demand collapses.

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Saudi development fund's head looks to take on a more active role

April 29, 2020

The head of Saudi Arabia's National Development Fund explains how the fund intends to support national businesses in the face of the Covid-19 crisis.

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Will the pandemic stymie Saudi Arabia's reform agenda?

April 29, 2020

Saudi Arabia's Vision 2030 economic overhaul is being put to the test by the coronavirus pandemic.

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Saudi banks approach pandemic from a position of strength

April 29, 2020

Saudi banks, confident of surviving the crisis-driven lockdown, are speeding up their digital capacity and looking to support clients. 

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Egypt’s minister of planning looks to steady the ship

April 10, 2020

Egypt’s minister of planning and economic development talks to The Banker about stabilising the economy and attracting foreign investment.

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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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