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Interview – Provisions in UAE banks fell in the first quarter

Al Arabiya TV – 26 April 2017

Mohammed Ali Yasin, the Chief Executive Officer of NBADS shed the light on the banking sector's performance in Q1/2017. He also addressed questions on recapitalisation and restructuring of DSI”.

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Video: Asset Allocation: The Basics

GIO Videos – 30 March 2017

There are many advantages to investing in a balanced portfolio. An effective asset allocation process can significantly increase the total return, while reducing the volatility of those returns.

Gerardo Amo, Head of Discretionary Portfolio Management

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Political Concerns Tempered by a Good IMF Growth Report

Weekly Investment View – 23 April 2017

In this week’s investment view we look at the ‘snap’ UK general election called by Theresa May and its possible advantages, the background to the first round of the French presidential elections, Turkey’s referendum devolving increased powers to Mr Erdogan, China’s good first quarter GDP statistics, and the optimistic IMF global growth update, followed by the Investment Summary, detailing last week’s asset allocation changes.

Claude-Henri Chavanon, NBAD’s Head of Global Asset Management

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Bright Outlook for the US Dollar

The Bigger Picture – 23 March 2017

There are reasons to continue to be bullish about the US dollar, despite current softness, and to see it as a good buying opportunity. Interest rate differentials should help the dollar, and the Trump Administration’s policies are expected to be rolled-out during the course of this year, looking beyond current perceived delays. A materially better, and pro-business environment should result. As NBAD’s recent Global Investment Outlook stated it, this will not happen overnight though.

Alain Marckus, NBAD’s Director of Investment Strategy

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