Bloomberg Markets: Middle East

Bloomberg Markets: Middle East

Live from Dubai, Bloomberg Markets: Middle East connects Asian markets to the European opens. The show focuses on global macro issues with a Middle Eastern context, providing expert analysis of major market moving stories.
181 Episodes
Bloomberg Markets: Middle East - Oreana Financial's Poole on Fed Policy, Market Expectations

Oreana Financial's Poole on Fed Policy, Market Expectations

Isaac Poole, chief investment officer at Oreana Financial Services, talks about Federal Reserve policy, the implications for financial markets and the U.S. economy. Former New York Fed President William Dudley said tightening may be 'back in play'...
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Bloomberg Markets: Middle East - Assessing Synergies of Riyad Bank, National Commercial Bank Possible Merger

Assessing Synergies of Riyad Bank, National Commercial Bank Possible Merger

Aarthi Chandrasekaran, a Dubai-based analyst at Shuaa Capital PSC, discusses the merger talks between Saudi Arabia's National Commercial Bank and Riyad Bank. The deal would create the Gulf's third-biggest lender with $182 billion in assets.
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Bloomberg Markets: Middle East - Malaysia Charges Najib and Ex-1MDB Chief

Malaysia Charges Najib and Ex-1MDB Chief

Malaysia's former leader Najib Razak and Ex-1MDB President Arul Kanda were charged for their alleged roles in tampering with a state audit report into the troubled fund.
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Bloomberg Markets: Middle East - Not Buying Saudi Bonds Now, Arqaam Capital's Rizk Says

Not Buying Saudi Bonds Now, Arqaam Capital's Rizk Says

Zeina Rizk, director of fixed income asset management at Arqaam Capital Ltd., talks about Saudi Arabian bonds. She also discusses the market implications of the political tension between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia.
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Bloomberg Markets: Middle East - What We Know About Middle East Earnings Season So Far

What We Know About Middle East Earnings Season So Far

Mohammed Ali Yasin, chief strategy officer at Al Dhabi Capital, discusses earnings season in the Middle East.
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Bloomberg Markets: Middle East - Saudi Bank, Chemical, Telecom Stocks to Be 'Supported,' EFG-Hermes Says

Saudi Bank, Chemical, Telecom Stocks to Be 'Supported,' EFG-Hermes Says

Mohamad Al Hajj, an equities strategist at the research arm of EFG-Hermes in Dubai, talks about Saudi Arabia's economy, which grew 1.15% in the first quarter from an year earlier, and the nation's stocks.
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Bloomberg Markets: Middle East - Turkey Central Bank Policy Decision in Focus

Turkey Central Bank Policy Decision in Focus

Bloomberg's Simin Demokan reports on economists' forecast for Turkey's central bank monetary policy.
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Bloomberg Markets: Middle East - HG Research Says Trade War Is Serious, U.S. Not Bluffing

HG Research Says Trade War Is Serious, U.S. Not Bluffing

HG Research founder and CEO Hans Goetti weighs in on trade tariffs and talks about protectionism.
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Bloomberg Markets: Middle East - FAB Securities Calls Saudi Flavor of Year After FTSE, MSCI Decisions

FAB Securities Calls Saudi Flavor of Year After FTSE, MSCI Decisions

FAB Securities CEO Mohammed Ali Yasin discusses Saudi Arabia's possible inclusion into the FTSE and MSCI.
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Bloomberg Markets: Middle East - LGT Bank's Teo Sees Improvement in Geopolitical Tensions

LGT Bank's Teo Sees Improvement in Geopolitical Tensions

LGT Bank Executive Director and FX Strategist Roy Teo discusses geopolitics, trade and the FX markets.
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Bloomberg Markets: Middle East - State Street's Luk is Still Optimistic on Global Markets

State Street's Luk is Still Optimistic on Global Markets

State Street Global Markets Global Macro Strategist Ben Luk weighs in on the U.S. expulsion of Russian diplomats, and talks about the markets.
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Bloomberg Markets: Middle East - Saudi MCI, FTSE Inclusion a Matter of Time Says Rasmala's Taqi

Saudi MCI, FTSE Inclusion a Matter of Time Says Rasmala's Taqi

Rasmala Investment Bank Head of Equities Ali Taqi discusses possible Saudi Arabian listings and talks about Aramco.
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Bloomberg Markets: Middle East - Why Mnuchin Is 'Optimistic' on a China Trade Agreement

Why Mnuchin Is 'Optimistic' on a China Trade Agreement

Trump's First Year: Bloomberg's Jodi Schneider reports on Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin saying he's optimistic the U.S. can reach an agreement with China that will avert the need for President Donald Trump to impose tariffs.
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Bloomberg Markets: Middle East - Fundamentals Rule Sooner or Later Says Bank of Singapore CIO

Fundamentals Rule Sooner or Later Says Bank of Singapore CIO

Bank of Singapore CIO Johan Jooste weighs in on incoming White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow's comments on the dollar, and talks about his investment thoughts.
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Bloomberg Markets: Middle East - What Tillerson's Departure Means for U.S. Foreign Policy

What Tillerson's Departure Means for U.S. Foreign Policy

Control Risks Group CEO Richard Fenning weighs in on the turmoil in the White House.
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Bloomberg Markets: Middle East - BofAML Sees Potential for Oil Prices to Rise

BofAML Sees Potential for Oil Prices to Rise

Bank of America Merrill Lynch Head of MENA and Frontier Markets Hootan Yazhari discusses the U.S. shale boom and OPEC's oil prices.
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Bloomberg Markets: Middle East - U.S. Increases Oil Exports Gains Asian Market Share Says Damain's Al Rantisi

U.S. Increases Oil Exports Gains Asian Market Share Says Damain's Al Rantisi

Damain Investments Managing Director Capital Markets Nabil Al Rantisi discusses the price, production and inventories of oil.
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Bloomberg Markets: Middle East - How Rex Tillerson's Firing May Impact Investors

How Rex Tillerson's Firing May Impact Investors

Aberdeen Standard Investment Asia Managing Director Hugh Young weighs in on the firing of U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, and talks about the markets.
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Bloomberg Markets: Middle East - British Physicist Stephen Hawking Dies at 76

British Physicist Stephen Hawking Dies at 76

Stephen Hawking, the British physicist and black-hole theorist who brought science to a mass audience with the best-selling book "A Brief History of Time," has died. He was 76.
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Bloomberg Markets: Middle East - President Trump to Meet Saudi Crown Prince

President Trump to Meet Saudi Crown Prince

Qamar Energy CEO and founder Robin Mills discusses Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's planned meeting with President Trump, and talks about the Aramco IPO.
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Bloomberg Markets: Middle East - Treasury 10-Year Auction 'Average' at 4-Year High Yield

Treasury 10-Year Auction 'Average' at 4-Year High Yield

BNP Paribas Head of Asia-Pacific Equity Research Manishi Raychaudhuri discusses Treasuries and inflation.
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Bloomberg Markets: Middle East - Why Saudi Aramco's IPO Could Be Delayed

Why Saudi Aramco's IPO Could Be Delayed

Jason Tuvey, Middle East economist at Capital Economics, discusses what could cause a potential Saudi Aramco IPO delay and what Mohammad bin Salman accomplished on his U.K. visit.
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Bloomberg Markets: Middle East - TD Ameritrade's Brankin Looks for U.S. Bull Market to Continue

TD Ameritrade's Brankin Looks for U.S. Bull Market to Continue

Chris Brankin, chief executive officer at TD Ameritrade Singapore, discusses the impact of rising interest rates on markets.
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Bloomberg Markets: Middle East - Fidelity's Yeung Says Steel, Aluminum Tariffs Will Have Inflationary Impact

Fidelity's Yeung Says Steel, Aluminum Tariffs Will Have Inflationary Impact

Catherine Yeung, investment director at Fidelity International, discusses global trade, the effects of U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs, and how it may affect the Federal Reserve rate hikes.
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