Author Archives: Peter M.J. Gross

Peter M.J. Gross is an online content specialist for CFA Institute, where he has managed blogs for the CFA Institute Annual Conference, European Investment Conference, and Middle East Investment Conference. Previously, he worked at Hampton Roads Publishing Company and at MFS Investment Management. Mr. Gross holds a BA degree from Connecticut College.

The 2018 Middle East Investment Conference to Take Place in Cairo

International thought leaders, policymakers, industry experts, and key market participants will convene in Cairo, Egypt on 17 April for the 2018 CFA Institute Middle East Investment Conference. Read More

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Willis Sparks on Geopolitics and Markets: The Enemy Is Uncertainty

Willis Sparks of Eurasia Group has identified low oil prices and heightened sensitivity around China’s economy as major drivers of uncertainty. Read More

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As Oil Prices Stay Lower for Longer, MENA Charts a Path Forward

Conversations around drivers of economic growth, transitioning away from oil production, and increasing entrepreneurship have gained greater relevance in the Middle East. Read More

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Registration Open: 2016 Middle East Investment Conference

The 2016 Middle East Investment Conference, held in Bahrain on 13 April 2016, is an opportunity to gain insights from experts and network with peers. Read More

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Khaled Sifri’s Insights into Regional Private Wealth and Investment Banking

According to Khaled Sifri of Emirates Investment Bank, MENA’s new private wealth client is an entrepreneur versed in company growth and attuned to investment banking deals. Read More

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How the Middle Ages Handled “Too Big to Fail”

Adrian Bell’s research has found systemic risks and financial crises dating back to medieval Europe. Read More

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Ibrahim Warde Discusses Islamic Finance

Professor Ibrahim Warde of Tufts University discusses Islamic finance with Usman Hayat, CFA. Professor Warde will be speaking at the Fourth Annual CFA Institute Middle East Investment Conference Read More

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Islamic Finance: Dubai’s Economic Initiative

Dubai is aiming to become a world leader in Islamic finance, and delegates to the Fourth Annual CFA Institute Middle East Investment Conference will have a firsthand opportunity to learn more about economic developments in the MENA region. Read More

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Adeel Malik on the Economics of the Arab Spring

Adeel Malik, of the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies at the University of Oxford, discusses his upcoming appearance at the Fourth Annual CFA Institute Investment Conference Read More

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