UAE. January 2014 was another positive month for the hospitality industry in the Middle East, with several GCC cities, including Dubai, Doha, and Muscat, witnessing robust increases in their hospitality KPIs.
UAE. Good macro trends and IPO revival support GCC markets; Kuwait may have upside on MSCI rebalancing; No deep corrections due to Central Bank verbal interventions; Pressure builds on ECB to loosen policy.
INTERNATIONAL. It's now up to the new government to get real shale development in motion, and for Turkey to face up to its own strategic realities and join forces with Ukraine to harness LNG potential.