Saudi Stocks’ fundamentals not particularly encouraging: Nomura
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Tarek Fadlallah, chief executive officer of the Middle East unit of Nomura Asset Management, talks about international investors' participation in U.A.E. and Saudi Arabian markets, and the outlook for Saudi stocks. He speaks with Manus Cranny and Tracy Alloway on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Middle East."
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European shares logged their steepest weekly drop in five months amid continued turbulence in the global banking sector. German Chancellor Olaf Scholz doesn't think Europe is heading for a new financial crisis.
Germany's largest lender was among the hardest hit Friday amid European fears over the banking sector's resilience in the face of growing crisis. The ECB recently raised interest rates in an attempt to calm markets.
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European countries are shutting down their visa- or residency-for-investment schemes, worried about corruption and security. Meanwhile, the Middle East is just getting started in the so-called "citizenship industry."
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China has been promoting itself as a peacemaker in the Middle East. Beijing brokered a peace deal between Iran and Saudi Arabia — and is now eyeing the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
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As intense heat becomes more frequent, the Middle East will see a rise in heat-related deaths. Even though the region lags in public health planning, experts say it has a lot to teach us about surviving extreme weather.
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Child trafficking and exploitation is on the rise along the route that undocumented migrants take from the Horn of Africa to Saudi Arabia, the UN says. Boys and girls aged 13 to 17 are particularly vulnerable.
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