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EFG-Hermes Offers Iraq Equity Swaps

Bloomberg reports that EFG-Hermes Holding SAE, the biggest publicly traded Arab investment bank, started offering an equity-swap product linked to Iraqi securities. This potentially allows investors to benefit from the nation's economic growth, which the World Bank estimates at 12.6% in 2012. “Despite the prevailing risk-averse nature of investment in the Middle East and North […]