Fahd Iqbal – Horizon

Featuring Fahd Iqbal

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.

Published on
3 May, 2016
Topic
Geopolitics, Middle East, Fiscal Policy
Duration
19 minutes
Asset class
Equities, Real Estate, Commodities
Rating
62

Comments

  • MS

    Matt S.

    15 1 2017 20:16

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    sorry - i fell asleep between 00:00 and 18:52

  • AH

    Ahmed H.

    24 7 2016 17:51

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    What will happen to Dubai if the currency comes under threat in wake of fiscal deficits?

  • MA

    Melanie A.

    15 5 2016 20:43

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    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 5 2016 11:22

    1       0

    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 5 2016 04:38

    4       0

    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 5 2016 17:25

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    Theme-park based growth, this is what the world needs. 39 deg in Dubai today. Lovely Jubbly!

  • AH

    Adam H.

    5 5 2016 11:23

    2       0

    theme park sounds like fun

  • DK

    Dimitris K.

    5 5 2016 10:45

    11       0

    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