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Lord Adair Turner: Are Governments and Central Banks Out of Ammunition? 

Are we stuck in a low-growth, low-demand environment for the foreseeable future? Lord Adair Turner discusses whether governments and central banks have anything left in their arsenal. 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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Social Media at the 2016 Middle East Investment Conference

Follow CFA Institute on your preferred social media platforms, subscribe to the Middle East Investment Conference blog to receive event updates as they are published, and share insights from conference the with your professional network. 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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Roubini: Robust US Growth, Bumpy Landing for China, and No Grexit

Nouriel Roubini delivered the closing keynote address on the global economic outlook at the 2015 CFA Institute Middle East Investment Conference in Kuwait. Read More

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Geopolitics Comeback and a New Great Game

Philippa Malmgren, president and founder of DRPM Group, calls for investment professionals to return geopolitics to the forefront of the landscape at the 2015 CFA Institute Middle East Investment Conference in Kuwait. Read More

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Middle East Market Sentiment Survey: Equities to Have Highest Total Return in 2015

Ahead of the 2015 Middle East Investment Conference in Kuwait on 10 February 2015, CFA Institute conducted their fifth annual Middle East Market Sentiment Survey. Read More

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Video: Rafik Hafez, CFA, Interviewed Ahead of the Middle East Investment Conference

In an interview ahead of the 2015 CFA Institute Middle East Investment Conference in Kuwait, the president of CFA Society Kuwait, discusses the conference themes, some highlight speakers and issues affecting investment professionals in the Middle East. Read More

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With China Slowing, Can Asia Still Be the World’s Growth Engine?

With recent report that China’s growth disappointed in 2014, some financial professionals have concerns about economic growth in Asia. A broader view of the entire region yields important insights. Read More

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Developing Strategic Plans for the New Reality — In the Middle East and Beyond

In Kuwait, the complexities of changing economic models and shifting priorities emphasize the challenges of investing in new realities. Read More

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