Date: 25 Sep 2019
Conference Call: With the inclusion of all six GCC countries in the JP Morgan EMBI Indices and four of them in the MSCI Emerging Markets Index, there is a growing focus on the risks and opportunities of investment in these countries. Although oil prices remain the primary driver, there are other issues to consider. Which countries have scope to diversify? Where is geopolitical conflict in the region most likely to impact growth and revenue? What are the key trends in policymaking and governance? What are the relevant differences between the six states?