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Marmore is a leading source of incisive economic, industry and policy insights on MENA for the media.

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July 28, 2020 Global Finance

GCC's Borrowing Binge

GCC-based countries are drawing down their foreign exchange reserves to protect their dollar pegs and tapping global debt markets for record amounts, along with corporates.

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July 21, 2020 Zawya

Covid-19 crisis: UAE, GCC firms' Q2 net profits set to plunge

UAE and GCC companies will report a significant drop in their second-quarter earnings due to higher provisions and lower revenues in the wake of the Covid-19 crisis, according to experts.

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July 19, 2020 Bloomberg

Kuwait Stocks Drop With Emir in Hospital, S&P Outlook: Inside EM

Kuwait's main equity index led losses in the Gulf after the country's ruler was hospitalized over the weekend and S&P Global Ratings downgraded the prospects for the economy.

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June 24, 2020 Gulf News

Are there investment lessons to be learned from epidemics/pandemics?

The coronavirus-induced market correction is only temporary, reassure wealth managers

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May 20, 2020 Zawya

Is this the right time to invest in property? Experts weigh in

Although distress sales and deals abound in the market, beware of price volatility and falling yields

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April 20, 2020 Al Arabiya

Middle East faces a long, 'ugly' recession amid coronavirus fallout: Experts

The IMF predicted last week that coronavirus would likely cause the greatest global recession in nearly a century...

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April 20, 2020 Saudi Gazette

Middle East faces a long, 'ugly' recession: Experts

The Middle East is facing a long and “ugly” recession as the coronavirus pandemic stifles economic activity, experts said.

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April 01, 2020 Zawya

Coronavirus: Emerging markets, including Saudi Arabia, headed for recession?

Emerging Markets economies facing severe stress resulting from health crisis: S&P

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April 01, 2020 The Banker

Kuwait's fiscal buffers bring breathing space

Economic optimism across the six countries of the Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC) is in short supply going into the second quarter of 2020.

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April 01, 2020 The Banker

Reforms put Kuwaiti stocks on investors' radars

The evolution of Kuwait's capital markets has illustrated the country's economic transformation of the past 10 years.

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March 30, 2020 Asharq Al-Awsat

Expo 2020 Dubai Organizers Recommend One-Year Postponement

Organizers of Expo 2020, a multi-billion-dollar world trade fair originally scheduled to open in Dubai in October, on Monday recommended a one-year postponement due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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March 23, 2020 Zawya

GCC IPOs could be delayed as coronavirus outbreak hurts investor appetite

As many as 16 IPOs expected to take place in 2020 may not materialize

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