Tag Archives: economics

Technology, Demography, and the Future of Economic Growth

The world economy will never again experience the rapid growth rates seen prior to the financial crisis of 2007–2008, according to economist Dambisa Moyo. The reasons? Technology and demographics. Read More

Posted in Economics, Investment Topics | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Alternative Investments, Economics, News, Speakers | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

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

Posted in Alternative Investments, Economics, Investment Topics | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

3 Key Elements for Successful Geopolitical Analysis

Jason Voss, CFA, explains how an understanding of geography, history, and expectations leads to simpler, clearer, and more accurate predictions of globally important events. Read More

Posted in Economics, Investment Topics | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Economics, Investment Topics, News, Speakers | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Economics, News, Speakers | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Roubini: Robust US Growth, Bumpy Landing for China, and No Grexit

Why Demographics Are Core to Understanding Growth and Financial Markets

There is opportunity to exploit a gigantic demographic dividend — but it is accompanied by many avoidable threats and risks. Read More

Posted in Economics, Portfolio Management, Risk Management | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on Why Demographics Are Core to Understanding Growth and Financial Markets

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

Posted in Economics, News | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Middle East Market Sentiment Survey: Equities to Have Highest Total Return in 2015

Investment Professionals in MENA Expect Growth in 2014

Investment professionals in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) expect the local economies to grow and think that Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and Qatar present the best growth potential and investment opportunities in 2014. Read More

Posted in Archives, Economics, News | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Marc Faber Looks at Whether the Credit Bubble Is about to Burst

Emerging market uncertainty and artificially overvalued equities are some of the reasons why Marc Faber thinks a market correction is overdue. Read More

Posted in Archives, Economics, Equity Investments, Investment Topics, News, Speakers | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment