TRENDS speaks to Khalid Abdulla-Janahi, Chairman of Vision 3, who says it is of utmost importance for GCC economies to address the dollar-peg issues. GCC economies are struggling at this moment. They are opting for strict austerity measures and massively reducing subsidies to balance the government budgets. Will this deliver the desired result? GCC economies…

Bassel Khatoun, chief investment officer for MENA equities at Franklin Templeton Investments, discusses oil markets and the impact of the Iraqi-Kurdish clashes on prices. Oil prices to undergo massive fluctuation from Mediaquest on Vimeo. Oil markets from Mediaquest on Vimeo.