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Islamic Banking: Growth To Slow?

The first quarter of 2013 has proven to be a busy year for global sukuk markets, with near-record low yields continuing to encourage sovereigns, corporates and banks to increasingly rely on Islamic...

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Banking Sector Reforms Unlikely

Libya's General National Congress passed in January a law banning interest on financial transactions. If the law comes into effect, banks will no longer be allowed to pay interest to, or receive...

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Cinnabon Showing The Way

While Tripoli might not be the obvious market for an American bakery chain seeking strong growth, the success of Cinnabon in Libya demonstrates that companies can enter high-risk markets and do...

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Conflict Crib Sheet And FAQ

The conflict in Syria has been deadlocked for some time, but the momentum appears to have shifted in favour of the rebels fighting the regime of President Bashar al-Assad. Assad has proved more...

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Themes For EMEA Infrastructure 2013

BMI View: We expect activity in the infrastructure sector to pick up momentum over 2013 in EMEA, with our forecasts suggesting that real growth in construction is going to accelerate across all...

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