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Dr. Nasser Saidi appointed deputy chairman of Eureeca

Expert on Middle Eastern finance and economics Dr. Nasser Saidi has been appointed deputy chairman of the Dubai-headquartered website Eureeca. Designed as a regional and internationl business platform, the site “operates as a marketplace for both businesses looking for funding and crowd investors seeking new investment prospects.” With a lower investment barrier to enter, Eureeca offers a wider pool of investor potential.

Nasser’s extensive business and financial experience make him an ideal deputy chairman for the website which was founded by experienced entrepreneurs and former investment bankers. Commenting on its launch last month, he said “Eureeca provides an alternative solution that addresses the persistent needs of entrepreneurs and SMEs for growth capital and has the potential to become a significant catalyst in developing the SME sector in the region and globally.”

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Jim O’Neill to keynote at the Bangladesh Investment Summit

Former Chairman of Goldman Sachs Asset Management and former Chief Economist at Goldman Sachs, Jim O’Neill will be the keynote speaker at the upcoming Bangladesh Investment Summit in London. From 11-12th June, Europe’s leading investors and corporates looking for market entry and yield opportunities in this growth market, gather to discuss the Bangladesh investment narrative. Jim will be opening the summit with a ‘keynote fireside chat’ on “Bangladesh: strengths. weaknesses and the path to prosperity.”

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Merryn Somerset Webb in praise of Prime Minister Abe

Editor-in-Chief of MoneyWeek and expert in consumer finance and personal finance, Merryn Somerset Webb‘s article in the latest The Spectator on Prime Minister Abe  is an enjoyable read.  In ‘In praise of Abenomics’, she discusses how Japan’s new Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe “is the catalyst for a resurgent stock market”, appearing to validate her 2007 prediction that “Japan will turn out to be one of the best investments UK-based investors can make.”

Merryn highlights the third of Mr Abe’s ‘three arrow’ strategy for change, a programme of Western style quantitative easing (QE) as the most effective.  Merryn believes Mr Abe will boost Japan’s economy and investment potential, saying of the country: “It has momentum, it it has value and it has QE. What more could you possible want from a crisis-era investment?”

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