Our Insights

DP World’s expansion plans on hold due to Brexit uncertainty

11 November 2019
Gulf heavyweight’s move reflects key risk facing government from UK’s delayed departure from EURachna Uppal |Senior Analyst Business & Finance GCC | r.uppal@castlereagh.net

EDGE Group and the future of Emirati defence

13 November 2019
UAE defence plans will require large-scale reformDaniel Moshashai | Regional Analyst – Geopolitics and Infrastructure | d.moshashai@castlereagh.net

Iran drawing closer to isolation on world stage

13 November 2019
International tension rises over Iran’s nuclear programme, but regional thaw in Iran-GCC relations is possibleDaniel Moshashai | Regional Analyst – Geopolitics and Infrastructure | d.moshashai@castlereagh.net

Another government resigns in Kuwait

15 November 2019
Political disputes narrow the scope for meaningful reformsDaniel Moshashai | Regional Analyst – Geopolitics and Infrastructure | d.moshashai@castlereagh.net

Saudi Arabia holds off on mega oil IPO – why?

18 October 2019
The kingdom has delayed the Aramco IPO due to unfavourable market conditionsRachna Uppal | Senior Analyst Business and Finance Gulf | r.uppal@castlereagh.net

Russian-Saudi relationship

15 October 2019
Russia and Saudi Arabia reaffirm ties, especially in energy, but fail to produce game-changing agreementsEmily Stromquist | Director of Energy| e.stromquist@castlereagh.net

No Palermo Convention for Iran

11 October 2019
Iran to fall foul of FATF requirements next week Daniel Moshashai | MENA Analyst | d.moshashai@castlereagh.net

EU gives thumbs up to UAE on tax

10 October 2019
The 28-member bloc has decided to remove the UAE from its tax-haven blacklist Rachna Uppal | Senior Analyst Business & Finance GCC | r.uppal@castlereagh.net

Macron’s four-point plan

03 October 2019
Is the French initiative a step forward in bringing Iran and the US to the table?Daniel Moshashai | MENA Analyst | d.moshashai@castlereagh.net

Rouhani briefing on UNGA trip

03 October 2019
Rouhani's latest statements infer that Iran's positions are unlikely to change. Daniel Moshashai | MENA Analyst | d.moshashai@castlereagh.net

GCC Bonds Fly

30 September 2019
The Gulf: Flurry of GCC bond issues amid heightened geopolitical tensions – are investors downplaying risk?Rachna Uppal | Senior Analyst Business & Finance, GCC | r.uppal@castlereagh.net

The view from Tehran

23 September 2019
The Gulf: What is Iran's thinking behind the attacks on Saudi oil infrastructure?Daniel Moshashai | MENA Analyst | d.moshashai@castlereagh.net

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