A new kind of ratings agency suggests that governance and operational factors are more important than ever.
Business Extra podcast: How can we assess risk in a world growing more complex?
Host Mustafa Alrawi talks to the CEO and co-founder of Sigma Ratings, Stuart Jones, about his new firm's findings on the region and its top financial institutions. He says there are reasons to be optimistic.
Also, The National's Paul Peachey is in Scotland talking to the head of clean energy business at Masdar about the testing of a new technology that could have far reaching consequences for renewables.
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