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Bank Muscat workshop highlights dynamics of investment portfolios

MUSCAT, 2 March 2015 – Bank Muscat, the flagship financial services provider in the Sultanate, as part of its commitment to providing insight into the dynamics of investment portfolios, organised a workshop addressed by renowned investment expert Colin Morrison. The workshop which analysed risk and performance of investment portfolios was attended by key representatives of Omani pension funds, leading corporate and business houses.

The initiative to host the workshop stemmed from the commitment of Bank Muscat Asset Management to provide valued partners with insight into risk and performance analysis, in order to help adopt successful strategies to grow investment portfolios. Turning the spotlight on prevailing challenges and opportunities in growing investment portfolios, the workshop reiterated the bank's focus to further strengthen client relations with high standards of services and support.

Colin Morrison is an internationally recognised industry figure with 30 years hands-on experience of managing, measuring and controlling portfolios and a long history of serving on industry standard setting committees. He provides consultancy for many of the largest asset managers in the world.

Bank Muscat Asset Management manages diverse funds and portfolios ranging in size that cater to a diverse clientele. With US$1.8 billion assets under management (AUM), Bank Muscat Asset Management is the biggest fund manager in Oman as well as a leading player in the region. The dominant position endorses the performance of the funds under the mandate of Bank Muscat Asset Management and also the proven ability of the fund managers in challenging situations. Time and again, the performance of Bank Muscat Asset Management has been lauded by the global banking community.