Tag Archives: Middle East

Volker Nienhaus on Turning Islamic Banking into a Competitive Advantage

Volker Nienhaus sees Islamic law’s restrictions on interest-bearing instruments and speculative practices as an opportunity to establish a competitive advantage. 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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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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Fourth Annual CFA Institute Middle East Investment Conference: Registration Now Open

Registration is now open for the Fourth Annual CFA Institute Middle East Investment Conference, which will be held in Dubai on 20–21 March 2013. Read More

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Islamic Finance: Bringing Ethics to the Center of Finance

Tarek El Diwany believes the core value proposition of Islamic Finance is to bring ethics to the center of finance and when this is achieved, everyone stands to gain. Read More

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Livestream: The Changing Economic and Political Landscape of the Arab Region

Henry Azzam, chairman of the Middle East and North Africa region at Deutsche Bank, discusses the key challenges ahead at the CFA Institute Middle East Investment Conference. Read More

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Arab Spring: Good for the Economy?

Michael O’Sullivan of Credit Suisse argues that regime change can benefit both civil liberties and the economy. Read More

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Livestream: Geopolitical Factors for Investors

Watch Pippa Malmgren, president and founder of the Canonbury Group and Principalis Asset Management, present on geopolitical factors for investors at the CFA Institute Middle East Investment Conference. Read More

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The Economics of the Arab Spring

Dr. Adeel Malik, the Islamic Centre Lecturer in Development Economics at the University of Oxford, discusses the economic challenges policy makers will face once the dust settles in the Middle East. Read More

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New Survey: CFA Institute Members in Middle East Optimistic for Future

While members recognise the impact of the Arab Spring on the economy, the majority believe that investor confidence will return over the next three years. Read More

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