• In late 2014 I predicted the immanent approval of the Yuan (also known as the renminbi) as an IMF SDR Reserve Currency.  For some strange reason, the vast majority of emerging market specialist did not see this inevitable move coming, which in my view merely reflects the fact ...
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  • Egyptians now have to pay more for services after their government slashed fuel subsidies. Folly Bah Thibault speaks to Ashraf Abdel Ghaffar, Senior member of the Muslim Brotherhood; Mahmoud Hamad, associate professor of International Relations at Drake University; and Peter Middlebrook, managin ...
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  • Close to 86 per cent of finance professionals in the GCC rate the risk exposure of the current global economic and political outlook as either high or very high, the recently published CFO Strategies Index has revealed. The index is the first of its kind to be dedicated entirely to the needs of ...
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