Finding a safe haven for Saudi assets

October 2011
MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;10/14/2011, Vol. 55 Issue 41, p46
The article reports that the central bank in Saudi Arabia is confident about keeping its foreign holdings in the U.S. despite the continued weakness of dollar and the downgradation of the sovereign credit ratings of the country. As stated, the dollar peg, in place since 1986, ensures that interest rate risk premiums over the dollar are kept low despite the investors confidence to commit long-term funds to the country.


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