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Emerging Managers Summit

The Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel Chicago, Chicago, IL May 30-June 1, 2012 If you are looking to expand and diversify your asset allocation by investing in emerging managers as well as women and minority owned investment managers, the emerging managers conference will

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Arabian World Construction Summit 2012

Date: 20 – 23 May 2012 Location: Westin Resort & Spa, Abu Dhabi Arabian World Construction Summit 2012 will be the definitive construction & infrastructure event in the Middle East and the only place to meet and hear from project owners

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Market Braced as Sanctions Continue on Iran’s Energy Sector

Iran’s oil sector has been targeted by fresh sanctions from the US, while the EU is in talks over what extra restrictions it will place on the country’s economy. A number of sanctions have targeted Iran’s energy sector, prompting analysts

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Dubai’s Nakheel Says Back in the Black in H1

Nakheel, the Dubai developer that wrote down AED78.6bn ($21.4bn) from the value of its real estate as property prices in the emirate crashed, reported a first-half net profit on Monday. The architect behind Dubai’s palm-shaped island said it booked profit of AED526m ($143m)

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CFI Top 25 Most Powerful Individuals in Emerging Markets 2012

Few will argue about Vladimir Putin being the most powerful man in emerging markets this year. On the back of his long term track record of domestic economic success and foreign policy strengths, he will soon be re-elected as President

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CFI Top 40 Billionaires in Emerging Markets 2012

The list is dominated by billionaires from the BRIC economies (65% out of the total number of billionaires). Of these, the Russian (and one Ukrainian) makes up more than half of the billionaires from BRIC economies and 38% of the

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Indonesia To Top “Happy Index”

Indonesian are the world’s most content people according to new research. Emerging markets and half of the BRIC economies (represented by India 2nd, and Brazil 4th) are top 4 in the recently published well-being or “Happiness” ranking. Mexico came 3rd.

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Big Banks: Cure or Curse for the Global Economy?

Friday 27 January 2012, CFI with report from the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland with anchor Bloomberg Television Key Points Banking reforms are still a work in progress – there is still a long way to go before the global

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Sharing of the “Abu Dhabi Experience” To Support Enhanced Environmental Decision Making in Emerging Economies

The Eye on Earth Abu Dhabi 2011 Summit is dedicated to the critical issue of greater access to environmental and societal data for enhanced decision making, especially in emerging economies. His Highness Sheikh Hamdan also welcomed former President Bill Clinton

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J.P.Morgan on Egypt: Parliamentary Elections Passed First Test

High turnout for parliamentary elections offers an orderly exit from political turmoil Power sharing between the Muslim Brotherhood and the Military Council to raise downside risks Challenging backdrop to finance twin deficits and dwindling FX reserves could force a devaluation

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