INTERNATIONAL. Marc Faber said Gold won't fall below US$1,000 an ounce again as central banks print money to help fund budget deficits. The yellow metal is maybe cheaper today than in 2001, given the interest rates, he said.
UAE. Low oil prices will constrain the amount of funding available to Gulf sovereigns and banks to support the region's substantial infrastructure bill in coming years; S&P projects a gap as large as $270 billion through 2019 between capital spending for projects and project contracts awarded.