Category Archives: Finance

Why Neymar(s) get (USD 263) millions. And WTH.

So what value we get from people highly skilled in maneuvering a ball – through a herd of men obstructing their path – successfully into a net of predefined dimensions? And is it more than the value we get from a doctor, an engineer, a scientist, a school teacher or an accountant (I know this one is a stretch, but you get the idea.)? Continue reading

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Slippery Slope: Saudi Economy

International Monetary Fund in July lowered its 2017 growth forecast for Saudi economy to 0.1%. Even before this revision the number was not very handsome, at 0.4%. This comes amid a backdrop of not-so-good news and a promising future of … Continue reading

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Numbers Are Not Enough to Calculate Banking Risk

If numbers had told us all we need to know then we wouldn’t have come up with words. And now we have the number-guys telling us that numbers are not enough for the most counted and counted upon area of … Continue reading

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Islamic Finance & Mullah Nasruddin

Islamic Finance is Growing The buzz of Islamic Finance is doing rounds in the corridors of international financial hubs with a market presence expected to reach $2 trillion this year. Many conventional banks are also heading quickly to measure up … Continue reading

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