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Global & GCC Capital Markets Review: August 2022

August, 2022

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Executive Summary

A monthly publication that covers the performance of GCC and global Capital markets (Equity & Fixed Income)

Key Trends

  • S&P GCC composite index was up by 5.8% for July, as GCC markets recovered in line with the global markets
  • Kuwait’s All Share Index marked a sharp recovery in July after last month’s loss, rising by 4.2%.
  • Central Bank of Kuwait has raised its discount rate by 25 bps to 2.5% in the month of July. The move came on the back of another U.S Fed’s 75 bps rate increase
  • Oil prices declined by 4.2% for July 2022, although clocking a year-to-date increase of 41.4%. The oil prices were under pressure in the month of July with lower US gasoline demand

Table of Content

  • GCC Asset Class Monthly Performance
  • Global Asset Class Monthly Performance
  • Equities - Kuwait
  • Equities - GCC & Emerging Markets
  • Equities - Developed Markets
  • Fixed Income -  GCC & Developed Markets
  • Oil Market
  • Cryptocurrencies


Who prepared this report?
Experienced and qualified team of Marmore Mena Intelligence has prepared this report. Since its inception, Marmore has published over 1000 research reports and covered more than 25 varied industries and policy segments; all focused primarily on the GCC economies.

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Yes! A monthly publication that covers the performance of GCC and global stock markets, provides economic commentary and captures the happenings in GCC.

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