Until recently, emerging markets within the Middle East remain a largely untapped source of opportunity within sports and entertainment sectors. This, over the past decade, has seen a significant change.
Oil and gas stocks rise amid escalating tensions
Natural resource and population tailwinds
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.
Anticipated downturns should not weigh on long-term decisions
Too much focus on isolated events
Following drone attacks on Saudi oil fields
Uncertainty around restoration of Saudi production levels
The hotspots to look out for
Hopeful of revival amid geopolitical risks
Latest MSCI index update
Far Eastern nation could pick up where other EMs could falter, manager argues
New contenders for investment opportunities
WTI fell 7% on Tuesday
Recent revelations about Saudi Arabia's hand in the Jamal Khashoggi affair has marred what is an otherwise engrossing growth story, not just for the largest of the Gulf states, but for other countries in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC).
Geopolitical impact on global markets
Trading at $80.1 a barrel
Rhetoric will not halt rise in prices
Added to MSCI Emerging Markets index
Decision expected 20 June
TER of 0.50%
Ahead of Saudi Aramco listing