INTERNATIONAL. Peregrine Financial Group, a futures brokerage with US$396 million in customer funds, is being investigated in the US for alleged missing money as founder Russell Wasendorf Sr. unsuccessfully attempted suicide.
KUEAIT. There is plenty of potential in the Kuwaiti market, should investor interest remain and the government carries out its proposed spending plans. The government's 2014/15 budget is expansionary, with expenditure growth of 3.2% to US$77.3 billion.