Markets at Inflection Point: The Case for Real Estate

Kuwait: July 23, 2017 HIGHLIGHTS The global financial crisis shifted the dynamics of the market,…

MENA MARKETS REVIEW: JUNE 2017

Kuwait: July 10, 2017 HIGHLIGHTS The Fed hikes rates by 25bps and US equities continue…

MENA MARKETS REVIEW: MAY 2017

Kuwait: June 8, 2017 HIGHLIGHTS President Trump’s first international trip, deemed successful, helped US markets…

The Oil Market: Awaiting Demand

Kuwait: May 17, 2017 HIGHLIGHTS After the start of the oil price decline in late…

MENA MARKETS REVIEW: APRIL 2017

Kuwait: May 7, 2017 HIGHLIGHTS Trump completes first 100 days in office and announces tax…

MENA MARKETS REVIEW: MARCH 2017

Kuwait: April 6, 2017 HIGHLIGHTS S&P and Dow Jones close the month in the negative…

The Resurgence of GCC Fixed Income

Kuwait: March 12, 2017 HIGHLIGHTS The GCC fixed income market has seen increased activity on…

NBKC Strategy Note – Demographic Shifts

Kuwait: February 13, 2017 HIGHLIGHTS World population growth is slowing down, fertility rates across the…

MENA Markets Review: January 2017

Kuwait: February 12, 2017 HIGHLIGHTS Trump’s inauguration speech focuses on economic growth Dow Jones Industrial…

MENA Markets Review: December 2016

Kuwait: January 10, 2017 HIGHLIGHTS Fed raises rates by 25 bps Italy’s PM Renzi resigns…

Monthly Markets Review: November 2016

Kuwait: December 11, 2016 HIGHLIGHTS Trump moves market after an unforeseen win OPEC cuts production,…

MENA Strategy Report: Saudi Arabia

Kuwait: October 27, 2016 HIGHLIGHTS Saudi Arabia is embarking on a massive economic transformation and…