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.
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.
Mohammed Ali Yasin, chief strategy officer at Al Dhabi Capital, discusses earnings season in the Middle East.
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.
HG Research founder and CEO Hans Goetti weighs in on trade tariffs and talks about protectionism.
FAB Securities CEO Mohammed Ali Yasin discusses Saudi Arabia's possible inclusion into the FTSE and MSCI.
LGT Bank Executive Director and FX Strategist Roy Teo discusses geopolitics, trade and the FX 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.
Rasmala Investment Bank Head of Equities Ali Taqi discusses possible Saudi Arabian listings and talks about Aramco.
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.
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.
Control Risks Group CEO Richard Fenning weighs in on the turmoil in the White House.
Damain Investments Managing Director Capital Markets Nabil Al Rantisi discusses the price, production and inventories of oil.
BNP Paribas Head of Asia-Pacific Equity Research Manishi Raychaudhuri discusses Treasuries and inflation.
Chris Brankin, chief executive officer at TD Ameritrade Singapore, discusses the impact of rising interest rates on markets.
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.
Indosuez Wealth Management Global Chief Economist Marie Owens Thomsen weighs in on Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's lightning reform program for Saudi Arabia and his visit to the U.K.