ADCB merger would shake up banking sector; Oil prices rally

Sep 06, 2018, 02:00 AM

A potential merger between Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank, Union National Bank and Al Hilal would create one of the region's largest lenders. The news has already had positive effects on UNB's share prices, a sign that a merger would be a welcome change to the banking sector.

Host Mustafa Alrawi discuss the potential merger and more with Chris Nelson in this week's episode of the Business Extra podcast. 

  • Also in this episode:

  • Oil prices have rallied of late. Energy correspondent Jennifer Gnana tells us why, and gives us the latest news on the Saudi-Aramco IPO.

  • Turkey's currency crisis shows no signs of improving. How will this effect markets in the region?

  • And we assess Dyson's plans to enter the electric-vehicle game.