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Merrill Lynch Managing Director Frontier Markets Hootan Yazhari weighs in on the Middle East’s equity markets and Dubai Financial Market (DFM). He speaks on “Bloomberg Daybreak: Middle East.”

The rise of Saudi and Egypt as top markets and Middle East choices for equity investors is taking a toll on Dubai Trading on the DFM.

DFM dwindled to its lowest point since September 2015.

DFM slumped about 8% this year making it one of the 5 worst performing indexes in the world!

What is happening here and what will bring DFM back?

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