Abu Dhabi, UAESaturday 28 March 2020

Business Extra: Impact of coronavirus on global economy and state of start-ups in Mena

This week, we take a look at how coronavirus is impacting the world

We are at peak hysteria over the coronavirus outbreak in China with equity and commodity markets reacting to fears it could impact economic growth in the world’s second largest economy.

This week from The National’s newsroom in Abu Dhabi host Mustafa Alrawi, assistant editor in chief, and future editor, Kelsey Warner are joined by Phil Bahoshy, chief executive of Magnitt, which describes itself as MENA's most powerful start-up platform.

In this episode:

The Coronavirus effect (0m 29s)

Sharjah taps into gas (7m 33s)

What is Magnitt? (9m 00s)

Headlines (21m 56s)

Read more on our website:

Coronavirus: Past mistakes and emerging tech mean this outbreak will be different

Sharjah reveals first new onshore natural gas discovery in three decades

Finablr shares tumble after it says half of its stock pledged as collateral for Travelex debt

Ethiopia’s reformist leader Abiy Ahmed woos private sector investors to fuel economic growth

Updated: January 28, 2020 07:43 PM

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