Antoine van Agtmael is widely acknowledged to have coined the term “emerging markets” in the early 1980s while serving as Deputy Director of the Capital Markets department of the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private sector-oriented affiliate of the World Bank.
15th March 2021
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After four years of damaging division that reached much further than the Gulf, the recent agreement which whilst still being ‘I’ dotted and ‘t’ crossed broadly has one winner, Qatar. One face-saver, Saudi Arabia. And one loser, the UAE, which finds itself in the cold.