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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 unrest may impact region, finance hub

Bahrain unrest may impact region, finance hub

Financial hub faces risks, but no outflows seen yet; Compared with neighbours, Bahrain has less cash to deploy; Protests unlikely to draw support across sectarian lines.

February 16, 2011 3:43