MENA Outlook: Monthly Arabia Monitor Conference Call


May 7, 2014
8:30am - 9:15am

Monthly Arabia Monitor Conference Call with Dr. Florence Eid-Oakden and Waleed Shoukry.

8:30 AM (New York EDT) / 1:30 PM (London BST) / 4:30 PM (Dubai GST)

Spring of Reckoning in Full Swing
The call will explore:

  •  Presidential elections in Algeria, Egypt, Lebanon and Syria offers voters the choice between change and the status quo. Will elections usher a fresh start? Or will the same old problems – and faces – persist?
  •  How initiatives such as the New Silk Road Economic Stripe and the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road have strengthened trade and investment ties between China and the GCC
  • How concern over EM macro/fiscal positions will reflect on bond spread pressure over the coming weeks the effects on MENA sovereigns

Registration is required. Please RSVP to to receive dial-in details.


Arabia Monitor is a research firm that provides studies on the economies and financial markets of the Middle East & North Africa (MENA) region, which it views as the new emerging market. Arabia Monitor’s perspective is forward looking and places recent developments in the region in a broader context, taking a long term view based on the macroeconomic and financial balance sheet of the Arab countries. A member of the World Economic Forum’s Regional Agenda Council on the Middle East & North Africa, Arabia Monitor was founded by Dr. Florence Eid, former Vice President and Chief Economist for MENA at JP Morgan. On the firm’s advisory council sits HRH Prince Turki Al Faisal bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud, former Ambassador of The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to the United Kingdom and the United States; Mr. Victor Chu, board member of the World Economic Forum and former council member of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange and Dr. Richard Debs, founding president and advisory director of Morgan Stanley International and former COO of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.


Online registrations are now closed for this event. Contact ABANA at 1 212 599 3030 or for last-minute registrations or questions.