A Busy Summer for Reform: ABANA-Arabia Monitor MENA Markets Conference Call


September 7, 2016
9:30am - 10:30am

ABANA invites you to participate in our monthly conference call in collaboration with Arabia Monitor.

9:30 am (New York, GMT-04:00), 2:30 pm (London, GMT+01:00), 5:30 pm (Abu Dhabi, Muscat, GMT+04:00), 4:30 pm  (Amman, GMT+03:00)

Topics to be discussed*

  • Egypt secured a preliminary deal with the IMF. What challenges does the country still have to overcome?
  • The Saudi Capital Market Authority amended Rules for Qualified Foreign Financial Institutions (QFIs) Investment in Listed Securities. What were the major amendments?
  • Iran plans to issue USD 13B worth of bonds in the current fiscal year. What are the prerequisites to have international participation?
  • South Sudan’s civil war has soured Chinese oil investments in the country. Why does this also hurt Sino-Sudan relations?

The ABANA-Arabia Monitor Monthly Conference Call Series is led by Arabia Monitor’s CEO and Chief Economist Dr. Florence Eid-Oakden, a respected authority on the economy and geopolitics of the MENA region. Dr. Eid-Oakden is joined by a team of analysts to provide insights into emerging issues in and affecting the region. Calls are open to all ABANA members.


*Please note that the title and content of the call are subject to change to reflect and include the most recent events affecting the region.

**Please note that the call will not be recorded