Stealth at the Helm: The Manifest Destiny of Angela Merkel

As the Greek debt crisis inches to its climax, the euro’s guardians soften their tone of voice; not quite so

DEG: Turkey – Growth Market and Bridge to the East

Turkey was long considered especially promising in the group of emerging-market countries. However, political developments and Turkey’s susceptibility to recent

Graf Henckel von Donnersmarck: Life outside the Comfort Zone

You have geniuses and then you have Florian Maria Georg Christian Graf Henckel von Donnersmarck; filmmaker extraordinaire, fluent in five

Ten Guiding Principles to Encourage Foreign Direct Investment

Worldwide, foreign direct investment (FDI) volumes are shortly expected to breach the $3tn mark – representing fully 4% of the

Martha Lane-Fox: Dot Everyone to Reclaim the Net for Civil Society

Seeking succour for the digitally-challenged, Britain’s Martha Lane-Fox – or Baroness Lane-Fox of Soho as she is known around Westminster

Ross Jackson: A Silver Lining to Europe’s Troubles

As we await the outcome of the four-month extension of the Greek credit arrangement with the Troika (EU, IMF, ECB),

Grant Thornton: Governance vs Corporate Governance

When we hear the term “corporate governance”, we instantaneously parallel the phrase with rules and procedures, stock market regulations, codes,

Nouriel Roubini: The Negative Way to Growth?

Monetary policy has become increasingly unconventional in the last six years, with central banks implementing zero-interest-rate policies, quantitative easing, credit

Ahmed Mater: Flower Power, Saudi-Style

I shop, therefore I am. Globalisation has arrived in the Middle East and with it the brand-name accoutrements of the

Proposed China Pakistan Economic Corridor: With a Price Tag of $46 billion

China’s president Xi Jinping arrived in Islamabad on Monday 20 April for talks with Pakistani president Nawaz Sharif, to address

The Saudi Arabian Stock Exchange: Opening to Foreign Investors in June

As of June 15th this year, the largest stock market in the Middle East– Saudi Arabia’s Tadawul – will be

Countries and Oil Companies Agree to End Routine Gas Flaring

Endorsements of initiative so far represent more than 40% of global gas flaring. Chief executives from major oil companies joined