New Venezuelan banknotes greeted with skepticism

Thursday, 13 June 2019

Some Venezuelans are expressing skepticism about new banknotes that the government says will ease ......

Turkish lira weakens against dollar, weakest since Sept 24

Thursday, 09 May 2019

Turkey’s currency weakened beyond 6.24 against the dollar on Thursday, hitting its weakest ......

Turkish lira slips after local elections highlighted economic downturn

Monday, 01 April 2019

The Turkish lira weakened 0.3 percent against the dollar early on Monday after local elections in ......

As prices soar, Turkey’s Erdogan woos voters with cheap veg

Friday, 22 February 2019

In a middle class Istanbul neighborhood, shoppers form a long line to an immense tent carrying a ......

Will bilateral trade with China in local currency end Pakistan’s economic woes?

Wednesday, 07 November 2018

In what is being described as an unprecedented move, Pakistan and China have agreed to do bilateral ......

Challenging the dollar hegemony – prospects and pressures

Tuesday, 25 September 2018

Dr. Mohamed A. Ramady is Senior Advisor with Partner Energy, and former Visiting Associate Professor, Finance and Economics, at King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals , Saudi Arabia. He specializes on middle east energy policy, the Saudi Economy, OPEC, GCC regional geo -political risk assessment and has authored many books such as “The Saudi Arabian Economy: Policies, Achievements and Challenges”, “GCC Economies: Stepping up to Future Challenges”, “Economic, Political and Financial Country Risk: An analysis of the GCC countries” . In 2015 he completed several books on “OPEC in a shale oil world : where to next ?”; “The Rentier Theory Revisited”; and “The Political Economy of Social Capital” .

Dr Ramady has held senior level positions for more than 28 years in banking, finance and investment, as a Vice President with Citibank where he was posted in Europe and the Middle East and seconded to the Saudi American Bank as well as with First City Texas Bank, Qatar National Bank, and Qatar International Islamic Bank. Dr Ramady obtained his BA and PhD in Economics, at the University of Leicester, UK, a Postgraduate Masters Degree in Economic Development, University of Glasgow, UK. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Bankers, UK .


Under-pressure Indian rupee hits record low against dollar

Thursday, 06 September 2018

India’s rupee hit a new record low of 72 to the dollar on Thursday as emerging market ......

Indian currency decree did little to root out ‘black money’

Thursday, 30 August 2018

Nearly all of the currency removed from circulation in a surprise 2016 attempt to root out illegal ......

Indian rupee plunges to new low against the dollar

Wednesday, 29 August 2018

India’s rupee hit fresh lows against the dollar Wednesday as emerging market currencies ......

Will Qatar’s billions save the Turkish lira from collapsing?

Thursday, 16 August 2018

Despite the strengthening of the Turkish lira recently, on the heels of the government and central ......

World equities slip following Turkey currency woes

Monday, 13 August 2018

Turkey’s worsening currency crisis sent world equities lower and emerging market currencies ......

Erdogan urges Turks to support Lira as Trump doubles tarrifs on metals

Friday, 10 August 2018

Turkish President Erdogan appealed on Friday for calm amid currency drop, urging people to change ......

Iranian MP says $9 bln went ‘missing’ amid the collapse of Riyal

Thursday, 09 August 2018

Iranian member of parliament, Ezzatollah Yousefian Molla, revealed the “disappearance” ......

Russia dollar bonds fall on US sanctions move

Thursday, 09 August 2018

Russian sovereign dollar bonds fell across the curve on Thursday, with some issues tumbling as much ......

Clouds of uncertainty hang over India’s cryptocurrency industry

Thursday, 24 May 2018

Stakeholders in India’s burgeoning cryptocurrency industry, who were laughing their way to the ......