Fahd Iqbal – Horizon

Published on
May 3rd, 2016
19 minutes

Fahd Iqbal – Horizon

Horizon ·
Featuring Fahd Iqbal

Published on: May 3rd, 2016 • Duration: 19 minutes

Fahd Iqbal, Head of Middle East Research at Credit Suisse Bank, discusses the reaction of Middle Eastern economies to low commodity prices, outlines the possible reasons for capital outflows from the region, gives his forecast for crude, and outlines the bullish growth story for tourism in Dubai.


  • MS
    Matt S.
    15 January 2017 @ 20:16
    sorry - i fell asleep between 00:00 and 18:52
  • AH
    Ahmed H.
    24 July 2016 @ 17:51
    What will happen to Dubai if the currency comes under threat in wake of fiscal deficits?
  • MA
    Melanie A.
    15 May 2016 @ 20:43
    Agree this seems spot on for UAE (a very different animal from rest of ME, IMHO). Curious why so many negative votes. Theme parks have good AC (particularly with cheap oil) or the best water slides!
  • HC
    Heather C.
    8 May 2016 @ 11:22
    I live in the Middle East, 47 degrees today. I believe this is pretty spot on for the Gulf countries even if primarily focused on the UAE. General media portrayal of this region is rarely accurate
  • WP
    Wealthsteading P.
    6 May 2016 @ 04:38
    I'm surprised how high the negatives are. Good thing he didn't say anything negative about GOLD or this crowd would have really hammered him.
  • RF
    Richard F.
    5 May 2016 @ 17:25
    Theme-park based growth, this is what the world needs. 39 deg in Dubai today. Lovely Jubbly!
  • AH
    Adam H.
    5 May 2016 @ 11:23
    theme park sounds like fun
  • DK
    Dimitris K.
    5 May 2016 @ 10:45
    Not convincing. No mention about social unrest risk especially in Saudi Arabia. No comment about US-Saudi Arabia deteriorating relations etc. I think he understated the social & geopolitical riks