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Emerging Market View: What Our Analysts Are Reading – 2/22/2013

Setbacks in the hopeful open sky policy for ASEAN, as well as more nervy news for Egypt’s declining fiscal health round off this week’s headlines highlighted by our research analysts: The Wall Street Journal wrote an article on ASEAN’s open…

Opportunities for MNCs in the Middle East & North Africa

  The Middle East and North Africa’s shifting environment is making it more difficult for companies to justify investment. Several events are fueling the perception of MENA’s instability. Economic and political transitions in Egypt, Libya, and Tunisia are giving pause…

5 Signposts to Monitor for Investing in Egypt

Foreign companies have reason for cautious optimism in Egypt after President Morsi’s stunning consolidation of power last month. Monitor economic and political signposts to anticipate the investment climate’s trajectory. If Egypt can achieve the first two signposts below by late…

Looming Confrontation Impacts Investment Climate in Egypt

Egypt’s military and the Muslim Brotherhood are inching closer to a direct confrontation, which has serious ramifications for the country’s investment climate. Today Egypt’s Supreme Constitutional Court rejected President Mohammed Morsi’s decree to reinstate parliament, which the judiciary dissolved in…

Egypt Plunged into Crisis – Part 1

This week’s dissolution of Egypt’s parliament and imposition of martial law were the first steps of a military-led coup. As a result, the ruling military council has taken over legislative powers and the committee for writing a new constitution no…