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Capital Raising & Corporate Finance

FRONTIER MARKETS | THE OMAN DILEMMA

Frontier Markets Report | Oman The sultanate’s proximity to the Gulf has long been an attraction. But with war in neighboring Yemen, its location could be a drawback.

Capital Raising & Corporate Finance

ANNUAL SURVEY: WORLD’S BEST BANKS 2014

In our 21st annual survey, Global Finance identifies the best banks in 150 countries and eight regions. The winners are not always the biggest banks, but rather, the best—those with the qualities that corporations should look for when choosing a bank.

Awards

BEST BANKS 2014: MIDDLE EAST

Banks in the Middle East are liquid and well capitalized, particularly in the oil-producing countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council.

Capital Raising & Corporate Finance

Middle East FDI: Infrastructure Boom

MIDDLE EAST 2014 SUPPLEMENT By Gilly Wright The Arab Spring dissuaded many companies from investing in the Middle East-North Africa...

Emerging & Frontier Markets

Middle East Oil & Gas: Iranian Win?

MIDDLE EAST 2014 SUPPLEMENT By Ronald Fink Some analysts think the Ukrainian crisis could help improve prospects for Middle Eastern...

Banking

Middle East: Islamic Finance Flourishes

MIDDLE EAST 2014 SUPPLEMENT By Gordon Platt Islamic finance is going mainstream, with Western countries planning to issue their first sovereign sukuk. It still constitutes only a small percentage of total global financial assets, and most activity is ...

Banking

World’s Best Investment Banks 2014

ANNUAL AWARDS: HIGH-OCTANE YEAR Global investment banks will face a tremendous challenge as they strive to continue running their underwriting businesses at the elevated levels they reached in 2013. Many of the largest banks on Wall Street reaped a windfall ...

Capital Raising & Corporate Finance

Strong Middle East Deal Pipeline

MARKET FOCUS: MIDDLE EAST INVESTMENT BANKING By Gordon Platt The Middle East may present political challenges, but dealmakers anticipate that...
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Oman

Browse additional economic indicators and data sets, selected by <em>Global Finance</em> editors, to learn more about Oman economic outlook, debt to GDP ratio, international trade performance and population trends. 

Emerging & Frontier Markets

Dubai Gets World Expo Fever

EMERGING MARKETS ROUNDUP By Gordon Platt The Dubai Financial Market was one of the best-performing equity markets in the world...
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