INTERNATIONAL. Rogers said many commodities are still down from record highs. The price of gold will double to at least US$2,000 an ounce in the next decade, he said. Roubini thinks this is 'utter nonsense.'
UAE. Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait all ranked in the top 10, with the three nations performing especially well on the basis of their propensity to spend on imported luxury goods and healthy appetite for premium travel.
SAUDI ARABIA. Prince Saud al-Faisal said the involvement of Iran alongside Shi'ite militias to retakeTikrit from ISIL was a "prime example" of what worries Saudi Arabia. He said Iran was taking over Iraq.