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  • Moody’s Emerging Markets Series, Middle East Investor Briefing: Focus on GCC

  • Wednesday, 11-Apr-2018 - Wednesday, 11-Apr-2018
  • 08:30 - 12:00
  • London, UNITED KINGDOM
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Following a successful and continuously growing Moody’s Emerging Markets Series, we would like to invite you to our Middle East Briefing: Focus on GCC in London to discuss credit drivers, geopolitical risks and the latest and most impactful regional affairs.
At this event senior Moody’s analysts with external leading economists will look deeper into the region’s progress on reforms and diversification efforts to reduce vulnerabilities.

08.30 - 09.00Registration and Refreshment
  
09.00 - 09.15
 
Welcome Address
Henry MacNevin, Associate Managing Director, Financial Institutions Group
  
09.15 - 09.55







Sovereign Presentation: What’s Behind GCC’s Diverging Credit Profiles?
• Snapshot: Update on GCC’s credit strength
• Challenges to medium-term fiscal sustainability
• Vulnerabilities of the GCC currency pegs
• Economic diversification and carbon transition risks
• Rising political risk
Alexander Perjessy, Vice President – Senior Analyst, Sovereign Risk Group
Thaddeus Best, Analyst, Sovereign Risk Group

  
09.55 - 10.25






Banking Presentation: GCC Banks Remain Resilient in Slower Economies
• Impact of reforms and fiscal consolidation on credit growth in GCC
• Main challenges for regional banks in 2018
• Keys factors that underpin banks’ resilience in challenging economic conditions
Nitish Bhojnagarwala, Vice President – Senior Analyst, Financial Institutions Group
Mik Kabeya, Analyst, Financial Institutions Group

  
10.25 - 10.55Networking Break
  

10.55 - 11.25

 

 

Corporate Presentation: Comparing and Contrasting Different Market Trends
• Impact of reforms and fiscal consolidation on corporate credit trends across the region
• Assessing the impact on the various rated industry sectors
• A deep dive into particular issuers of interest given these developments
Rehan Akbar, Vice President – Senior Analyst, Corporate Finance Group

  
11.25 - 11.55





Islamic Finance Panel: Outlook for 2018
• Islamic Banking: Discuss growth trends across GCC
• Sukuk: Issuance expectations and market update
• Challenges for the growth of Islamic Finance industry
Nitish Bhojnagarwala, Vice President – Senior Analyst, Financial Institutions Group
Mik Kabeya, Analyst, Financial Institutions Group
  
11.55 - 12.00Closing Remarks
  
12.00End of Conference

Mark your calendar and book your complementary seat at the annual event to network with your peers, investors, issuers and credit analysts, and to get behind the key trends that will shape credit in the year ahead. 

There is no charge to attend but registration for this event is required. Please follow this link to register.
 
Should you have any questions, please email events.emea@moodys.com or contact Moody's European Client Services on +44 20 7772 5454.

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