UAE. Economic activity during Q2 is showing signs of a slow-down. Of concern is especially US economic data and uncertainty about the political direction in China combined with data pointing towards a further fall in its economic output.
BAHRAIN. During an interview with Euromoney Conferences, John Sfakianakis the GCC Regional Director at Ashmore Group, said the milestone decision to liberalise the Saudi Tadawul Index is extremely significant as investors will be able to gain exposure to a formidable oil economy by investing in its market.