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The Kingdom and the Arab Uprisings

The Kingdom and the Arab Uprisings

In a report earlier this year, veteran Middle East scholar Gregory Gause addressed the question of how, given the level of unrest in the region, Gulf Monarchies have survived the Arab Uprisings. While Saudi Arabia shares some of the preconditions which led to unrest elsewhere in the Middle East—including high levels of state corruption and […]

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Value Investing: Taking the Long View on Egyptian Real Estate with TMG

Value Investing: Taking the Long View on Egyptian Real Estate with TMG

TMG, one of Egypt’s largest property developers, can currently be obtained for a competitive price. Yet considering the recent political turmoil, is now the right time to invest?

Emerging Markets: Turkey Loses its Shine

Emerging Markets: Turkey Loses its Shine

What is the current state of the ‘Turkish Miracle’ and how will the recent Gezi Park protests affect Turkey’s political and economic development?

A Decade in the Making: Croatia Joins the European Union on July 1st

A Decade in the Making: Croatia Joins the European Union on July 1st

The story behind Croatia’s EU accession process and the impact of membership on the country’s economy.

Chinese Growth and the Question of Economic Rebalancing

Chinese Growth and the Question of Economic Rebalancing

As far back as 2007, then premier Wen Jiabao described the Chinese economy as “unstable, unbalanced, uncoordinated and unsustainable”. Although the statement raised eyebrows at the time, Mr. Wen’s words seem to have done little to temper the optimism-infused consensus on China’s expected growth rate in the coming years.  One reason for this (apart from […]

Apple: A Misunderstood Blue-Chip?

Apple: A Misunderstood Blue-Chip?

Apple’s share price is down more than one third since its peak in 2012. What does this portend about the fate of one of the world’s most well-known blue-chips?

The Egyptian Economy in 2013

The Egyptian Economy in 2013

Despite the momentous political changes which have taken place since the revolution, the Egyptian economy still faces serious structural difficulties.