Asian banks tipped for GCC salvation

Borrowers in the Gulf Cooperation Council are likely to come to rely more on Asian and regional lenders if a funding gap caused by deleveraging European banks occurs, said Moody’s in a report issued on Monday. But European bankers have warned that GCC firms must follow the pricing lead shown by Russian names if they want to continue attracting syndicated loans.

  • 21 Mar 2012
The football World Cup due to be held in Qatar in 2022 is one of the large infrastructure projects that will require financing in a region that is looking to spend around $1.8tr on capital investments over the next 15 years, according to the research note. European banks ...

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