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Ship and Stocks Grounded in Egypt

As the world watches the containership Ever Given stuck in the Suez Canal, emerging markets investors navigate the divergence in ...

Egypt the Rage in North Africa Anger Bout

The Cairo Stock Exchange has advanced this year more than 5% in USD terms on the MSCI Index, while neighbors ...

The Gulf’s Painful Petrol Passages

With global headlines focused on Lebanon’s growing economic crisis and the formalization of Israeli-UAE relations, the oil price- and pandemic-induced ...

Central Asia-Caucuses’ Seared Stargazing

The World Bank’s Central Asia/Caucasus review depicted “dark skies” for the region with a recession worse than the global financial ...

Iran’s Banking Sickness Swoon

Iran, presumably through the conduit of close Chinese business and diplomatic ties, has been among the earliest and most severe ...

Lebanon’s Delusional Default Designs

Lebanese stocks at the bottom of the MSCI frontier market pack last year continued to slide through March as the ...

The Arab World’s Smudged Small Business Patchwork

Amid the hype over Saudi Aramco’ s 1.5% sale as the $25 billion world’s largest IPO corralling institutional and retail ...

MENA’s Capricious Capital Flow Flare

The IMF’s Middle East and Central Asia October economic snapshot highlighted changing capital flow patterns from direct to portfolio inflows ...

Tunisia’s Overdue Aid Revolution

Since instigating the Arab Spring in 2011, Tunisia has been held up by the international community, which plowed in billions ...

Lebanon/Turkey’s Rearguard Refugee Roundup

Media and law enforcement reports that thousands of Syrian refugees in Lebanon and Turkey, out of the millions fleeing there ...

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