Tag Archives: Middle East

GUEST POST: Playing the crypto-currency game like Warren Buffet

By Alex Mirzaian, Crypto-Currency Researcher. Being able to weather many markets is not easy. When it’s going up it seems like a breeze on a nice sunny day. When it’s a bear market, you start to freak out and get emotional. Since the early 1900s, the stock market has done the same thing that many… Continue Reading

GUEST POST: Forex vs bitcoin: return on investment comparison?

By David Webb, Business Consultant, Sydney, and Contributor to BizzmarkBlog.com. Over the past few years, investing in forex and crypto-currencies has become a lucrative opportunity for people with a limited budget. Unlike some traditional trading methods, these practices allow you to invest a small amount of money and yet generate an outstanding return on investment… Continue Reading

GUEST POST: When all else fails, raise hemlines

By Capitalist Exploits. Saudi Arabia. The arrival of cinema (after a 35-year ban), comedy shows, women driving. What the hell is happening? At this rate, within a few months Saudi women will be tottering around in lululemon and enraging the clerics via Instagram in their yoga pants. I could think of worse things. Continue Reading

Apartment rents in Dubai, Abu Dhabi keep going down – Bayut

By Andrei Skvarsky. Last year’s decline in apartment rents in Dubai and Abu Dhabi has overall continued into 2017, though there were minor rises in January and February, according to Dubai-based real estate portal and private company Bayut.com, which argues that the real estate markets in both cities are by and large doing well. Continue Reading

India to resume full-scale trade with Iran

By Andrei Skvarsky. India plans to resume full-scale trade with Iran, a British business communications agency said, citing a decision by the Indian government that followed the lifting of international anti-Iranian sanctions. Continue Reading

Iran’s Bank Mellat to reopen Seoul branch

By Andrei Skvarsky. Bank Mellat, Iran’s largest private lender, plans to reopen its branch in Seoul next month after effectively suspending its business in South Korea in 2010 because of Western sanctions against the Islamic Republic, a London-based business communications agency said. Continue Reading

Asia Frontier Capital (AFC) – January 2016 Newsletter

“Consistency is far more important than rare moments of greatness.” – Scott Ginsberg. AFC Asia Frontier Fund (AAFF) USD A-shares lost -3.5% in January 2016. The fund this month outperformed the MSCI Frontier Markets Asia Index (-6.3%), the MSCI Frontier Markets Index (-6.8%), and the MSCI World Index (-6.1%). The performance of the AFC Asia Frontier… Continue Reading