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Capital flight threatens Bahrain, FX peg safe for now

Capital flight threatens Bahrain, FX peg safe for now

Clients move money from Bahraini banks; Currency under pressure but immediate risk to peg small; Other Gulf countries could support Bahrain if needed; But stock exchange, bank closures set worrying precedent.

March 17, 2011 10:58
 
Bahrain crisis could unseat long-serving premier

Bahrain crisis could unseat long-serving premier

Inspired by the fall of seemingly impregnable leaders in Egypt and Tunisia, popular protests in Bahrain may finally dislodge the world's longest-serving prime minister.

February 21, 2011 12:30