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Dr. Yousef Al-Ibrahim, Economic Adviser at Al-Diwan Al-Amiri, Minister's Degree
"With the vision of His Highness the Emir, quite a long time ago Kuwait started to pay a lot of attention to the Continue
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13 September 2017 |
Scherzando Blaise Karasu
According to the Equity Markets August 2017 Review by Kuwait Finance and Investment Company (KFIC), GCC equities, as indicated by the MSCI GCC IMI Index increased by 0.83%. Kuwait’s Weighted Index Continue
11 July 2017 |
Scherzando Blaise Karasu
According to the Equity Markets June 2017 Review by Kuwait Finance and Investment Company (KFIC), MSCI decided to include Saudi Arabia on its watch-list for potential addition to Emerging Market Continue
07 June 2017 |
Scherzando Blaise Karasu
According to the Equity Markets May 2017 Review by Kuwait Finance and Investment Company (KFIC), Saudi Arabia signed billions of dollars of deals with US companies during President Donald Trump’s Continue
14 May 2017 |
Scherzando Blaise Karasu
According to the Equity Markets April 2017 Review by Kuwait Finance and Investment Company (KFIC), GCC equities, as indicated by the MSCI GCC IMI Index, fell by -1.2%. Abu Dhabi’s ADX General Continue
03 May 2017 |
"At this point the lowering of the oil prices and the deficit that we are going through has had a marginal effect on the real estate sector. As we all know, the real estate sector here in Kuwait has Continue
01 May 2017 |
"At the beginning of 2016, the management predicted that it would be a tough year. We knew it would be very difficult for us to achieve our targets. Our budget would have to be conservative. We have Continue
26 April 2017 |
"The economy here is highly dependent on oil, oil production, and oil prices, and it has a high correlation with the energy markets. We expect the Kuwait economy to grow between 2.5 to 3 percent, this Continue
13 April 2017 |
Scherzando Blaise Karasu
According to the Equity Markets Quarterly Review by Kuwait Finance and Investment Company (KFIC), GCC equities, as indicated by the MSCI GCC IMI index, fell by -1.3% QTD in Q1 2017. Bahrain’s BB Continue
Dr. Yousef Al-Ibrahim, Economic Adviser at Al-Diwan Al-Amiri, Minister's Degree
"With the vision of His Highness the Emir, quite a long time ago Kuwait started to pay a lot Continue
21 March 2017 |
"I have a friend who is a specialist in oil, he said to me “if you ask me tomorrow what would be the price of oil, I would not judge it”. In the past, if you remember, the oil prices in a week or Continue
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Dr. Yousef Al-Ibrahim, Economic Adviser at Al-Diwan Al-Amiri, Minister's Degree
"With the vision of His Highness the Emir, quite a long time ago Kuwait started to pay a lot Continue
Elham Mahfouz, CEO of Commercial Bank of Kuwait (CBK)
"Our strategy for 2017 and 2018 centers on the retail customer, the corporate customer, Continue
Tarek Sultan, Vice Chairman and CEO of Agility
"We do business in over 100 countries, with a strong presence in emerging markets. We are Continue
Abdullah Al Sharhan, Chairman of Australian College of Kuwait (ACK)
"Education at ACK aims to enhance the potential of employability of our graduates; be it Continue
Faisal M. Sarkhou, CEO of KAMCO
"In our sector, the investment sector, and through being a specialized, client-driven, asset Continue
Faisal Hasan, Chief Business Development Officer & Head of Investment Research Department at KAMCO
"Overall, we feel that the non-oil economic growth is going to outperform the oil economic Continue
Bader Al Humaidhi, Former Minister of Finance
"Corruption is rife, Kuwait jumped up 20 places in the ranking for corruption. Unfortunately Continue
Bader Al Humaidhi, Former Minister of Finance of Kuwait
Actually it’s a very crucial time for all the oil exporting countries, but mainly for my Continue
Faisal Hasan, Senior VP of Investment Research Department at KAMCO
Kuwait is an oil related economy, with the energy sector dominating the economy. Oil and oil Continue
Faisal Hasan, Senior Vice President and Head of Research and Publications of Global Investment House
Interview with Faisal Hasan, Senior Vice President and Head of Research and Publications of Continue
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03 May 2017 |
"At this point the lowering of the oil prices and the deficit that we are going through has had a marginal effect on the real estate sector. As we all know, the real estate sector here in Kuwait has Continue
01 May 2017 |
"At the beginning of 2016, the management predicted that it would be a tough year. We knew it would be very difficult for us to achieve our targets. Our budget would have to be conservative. We have Continue
26 April 2017 |
"The economy here is highly dependent on oil, oil production, and oil prices, and it has a high correlation with the energy markets. We expect the Kuwait economy to grow between 2.5 to 3 percent, this Continue
21 March 2017 |
"I have a friend who is a specialist in oil, he said to me “if you ask me tomorrow what would be the price of oil, I would not judge it”. In the past, if you remember, the oil prices in a week or Continue
14 March 2017 |
Peter Matay
"We are undertaking the CFP Mina Al Ahmadi Package project valued at around 4 billion US dollars. We have a stake in this project, we were awarded the Package in April 2014 and this is our Continue
14 March 2017 |
Peter Matay
"If you look at Kuwait and the market in general in the last 3 years you can distinguish three major projects that were tendered and awarded and that are in the execution phase," explains Jad H. Continue
15 July 2015 |
Peter Matay
Faisal Hasan, Senior VP of Investment Research Department at KAMCO talks about Kuwait's economy and GDP. He believes that the major challenge for the economy is implementation of mega projects, Continue
15 July 2015 |
Peter Matay
Faisal Hasan, Senior VP of Investment Research Department at KAMCO talks about current account and trade surpluses in Kuwait. Continue
12 July 2012 |
Ben Novak
Ahmed Al-Jarallah, Editor-in-Chief of Arab Times argues that Kuwait's political system is slowing down the economic growth of Kuwait. Continue
11 July 2012 |
Ben Novak
Investment companies in Kuwait have been waiting for the economic reform and privatization for long time. Continue
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13 September 2017 |
Scherzando Blaise Karasu
According to the Equity Markets August 2017 Review by Kuwait Finance and Investment Company (KFIC), GCC equities, as indicated by the MSCI GCC IMI Index increased by 0.83%. Kuwait’s Weighted Index Continue
11 July 2017 |
Scherzando Blaise Karasu
According to the Equity Markets June 2017 Review by Kuwait Finance and Investment Company (KFIC), MSCI decided to include Saudi Arabia on its watch-list for potential addition to Emerging Market Continue
07 June 2017 |
Scherzando Blaise Karasu
According to the Equity Markets May 2017 Review by Kuwait Finance and Investment Company (KFIC), Saudi Arabia signed billions of dollars of deals with US companies during President Donald Trump’s Continue
14 May 2017 |
Scherzando Blaise Karasu
According to the Equity Markets April 2017 Review by Kuwait Finance and Investment Company (KFIC), GCC equities, as indicated by the MSCI GCC IMI Index, fell by -1.2%. Abu Dhabi’s ADX General Continue
13 April 2017 |
Scherzando Blaise Karasu
According to the Equity Markets Quarterly Review by Kuwait Finance and Investment Company (KFIC), GCC equities, as indicated by the MSCI GCC IMI index, fell by -1.3% QTD in Q1 2017. Bahrain’s BB Continue
14 March 2017 |
Scherzando Blaise Karasu
The Kuwaiti government’s education budget had grown relentlessly in recent years, allocating almost 10% of its annual budget to Kuwait’s education sector in 2016, as the leadership has continued Continue
08 March 2017 |
Scherzando Blaise Karasu
So whilst the effects of declining oil revenues have been considerable, Kuwait, which boasts large fiscal reserves accumulated over the past few decades, has been able to stave off the precipitous Continue
29 June 2012 |
Ben Novak
The Kuwaiti economy is over-dependent on oil and gas sector and lacks diversification in the non-oil sectors. Continue
22 April 2012 |
Jacques Yétérian
Kuwait’s national budget relies 95 percent on oil revenues, but the public and the private sector join forces to push for more diversification. Continue
08 April 2010 |
Ben Novak
“There hasn’t been much Kuwait oil development here in the past 20-30 years compared to the rest of the region.  However, with the new four year economic development plan we are going to be able Continue
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