Saudi Arabia's successful 'Future Investment Initiative' ('Davos in the desert') last month and the much-anticipated listing of Aramco have reminded us of the potential of the Gulf region for investors.
Too much focus on isolated events
John Varley and three former colleagues could face ten years in jail
Increase in 'crossover' economies
MSCI reviewing index constituents
In the third part of a short series, managers tell Investment Week which value plays still look attractive after a strong run this year.
Sovereign wealth fund hit
Investors are moving out of frontier markets and in to global emerging market vehicles, including BRIC funds, to capture a reversal in their fortunes.
Simon Redmond, director at Standard & Poor's Ratings Services, and Stuart Elliott, director at Platts, tell Investment Week how the future of global oil supply will be impacted as geopolitical risk threatens oil producers, and the bounty of US shale oil...
Georgia, Senegal, and Ghana could be the next candidates to be upgraded to MSCI frontier market status, according to LGM Investments' Thomas Vester.
The Big Question: What are the best alternative investment opportunities today?
Fund buyers are taking profits in frontier markets after the recent reshuffle of constituents and a strong run of performance.
Qatar's government is investing tens of billions in infrastructure ahead of the 2022 football World Cup. Local banks will be big winners - but Qatar's reputation will be tarnished if the World Cup is revoked, explains Nick Wilson, chairman of the Qatar...
Fund managers cut Middle East exposure ahead of frontier index shake-up
The hidden shale beneficiaries