• Economic News Updates

    Economic News Updates

    For each market we cover, OBG produces regular economic research available on our website, by email subscription and via RSS feed. Free to access, our Economic Updates are targeted at those looking for regular comment on key sector developments.

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Economic Update | Malaysia’s Petronas seizes bond opportunity

25 Mar 2015
Malaysia bond

State-owned energy firm Petronas has returned to Malaysia’s capital markets for the first time since 2009 with what is expected to be the first of several issues aimed at boosting its fiscal reserves.

Economic Update | Kenya flies high with airport expansions

24 Mar 2015
kenya airport

A number of capital upgrades at Kenya’s airports this year should help improve passenger capacity and airline access, increasing the country’s ability to handle more traffic every year.

Economic Update | Trinidad and Tobago’s highway project reaches halfway mark

23 Mar 2015
TT cons

An ambitious highway project that will connect several towns in Trinidad and Tobago to major resource hubs is edging towards the halfway mark, with two sections already operational.

Economic Update | Oman takes another step towards takaful legislation

23 Mar 2015
oman takaful

Legislation regulating Oman’s sharia-compliant insurance market has moved a step closer to being finalised after the State Council approved a draft law that will help encourage new investment in the takaful (Islamic insurance) industry. 

Economic Update | Demand strong for Abu Dhabi retail space

20 Mar 2015
AD retail

Competition is set to heat up for high-end retail space in Abu Dhabi in the coming years as an expanding and affluent population, solid economic growth and increasing tourism drive retail activity. 

Economic Update | La banca colombiana busca oportunidades

20 Mar 2015
Colombia banks

Colombia sigue destacando en la banca latinoamericana por su estabilidad financiera, sólidas regulaciones y atractivos márgenes de utilidades, aunque la posibilidad de un menor crecimiento económico en 2015 coincide con llamados para que se amplíe el alcance del sector de servicios financieros.