Director General of Insurance Authority (IA) inaugurates world’s largest Takaful forum

Sami Hamdi Middle East/North Africa

  Director General of Insurance Authority (IA) inaugurates world’s largest Takaful forum   -Over 300 Takaful and Technology Leaders converged at the 13th edition of the World Takaful Conference with the aim of fostering industry-wide collaboration.     Dubai, UAE – April 09, 2018: This morning, a packed audience of over 300 key industry leaders gathered from various MENASEA markets, witnessed …

The French have a bad habit of ignoring claims of financial sleaze 

Nabila Ramdani Western Europe

A suspected criminal has been reappointed to arguably the most powerful position in world banking. Christine Lagarde’s second five-year term as Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) was this month unopposed by anyone on its executive board, despite the fact that she is due to face trial in Paris for “financial negligence” and could spend up to a year in prison if found guilty.

OPEC Producers Shouldn’t Panic Yet About Slowdown in China

Op Ed Oil and Gas

Concerns that the slowdown in China’s economic growth will curb Asia’s energy demand from the Middle East and beyond could be premature. Yes, any hint of weakness in the world’s largest net importer of crude and its second largest economy rings alarm bells in OPEC capitals and in boardrooms across the globe. India and Southeast Asian economies are also flourishing …