Middle East

Bahrain is buying British

“Never before have I seen more money flowing from this part of the Middle East to the UK,” says Majed Al Khan, looking out over the vast, turquoise expanse of Bahrain’s bay from the 28th floor of his financial harbour district office. And the chief executive of investment bank GFH Financial Group’s property arm adds that this sudden spike in interest is far from business as usual.

“Bahrainis are normally very closed,” he says. “We are not outgoing and we don’t readily invest outside our local market. But since Brexit, we have been crazy about…

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