The New Consumer: How are companies winning and keeping customers in a tougher economic environment?

March 4, 2019, Consumer, Research

This post consists of notes from panel discussions at the 2019 EFG Hermes One on One conference in Dubai, UAE The morning’s second panel centered on that classical hallmark of emerging markets: The consumer economy and how companies are leveraging technology to build out new infrastructure, create strategies, and develop new ways to meet their […]

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Five Tips to Overcome Anxiety Over Market Volatility

November 22, 2018, Investment Banking, Lifestyle, Private Equity, Research, Securities Brokerage

Written by EFG Hermes Whether you’re a seasoned investor or just someone who likes to track market activity, you’re probably well versed in the fact that markets occasionally suffer losses — at least when you know your investments are doing well. In uncertain climes, however, you may start getting anxious and question the investment decisions […]

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What do women drivers mean for Saudi Financials?

June 26, 2018, Research

  Saudi Arabia women are now finally driving in Saudi Arabia, in what is a watermark moment for the Kingdom. This is part of the government’s broader measures to empower women and increase participation in the work force. Plans include increasing the proportion of females in the labour force to 28% by 2020, up from […]

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Do Markets Crash when Economies Improve?

May 10, 2018, Research

A downside of being a financial analyst these days is that you may find yourself called upon to explain why solid economic reports may cause a severe markets sell-off. Strong wage growth and employment data in the US have shaken global markets on concerns that the US economy may be overheated, and that stronger-than-expected inflation...

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