Prince Al Waleed bin Talal has long been seen as an important link between Arabs and the rest of the world, acting successfully like a bridge between the business worlds of the Middle East and the West. But are the financial foundations of this bridge starting to whither? Furthermore, are there other bridges that Al Waleed can cross? Read more »
Sultan on why the younger generations of family businesses should stick to the tried and tested strategies of their elders. Read more »
In the Middle East, Dubai stands as a beacon of development, a city that refused to be dragged down by hopelessness that plagues its neighbourhood. For where there was once an endless expanse of sand lie thriving communities, ports, media and financial centres. A city that constantly reminds us even in the worst of times that peaceful coexistence is possible. Read more »
In this piece, Sultan argues in favor of a list of GCC stocks he prefers more than others. Read more »
It was the stuff that dreams, or nightmares, are made of, depending which side of the fence you sit on. Kuwait finally caved in to the demands of hundreds of citizens to write off hundreds of millions of dollars worth of loans that they have accumulated in mortgages, personal loans and car loans. To any GCC pundit, this shouldn’t come as a surprise. Here’s why, Sultan explains in this article. Read more »
Sultan on why Kuwait needs political stability to boost its economic prospects.