(MENAFN - Muscat Daily) Bank Muscat Asset Management hosted a group of 31 MBA students from Carlson Global Institute, the University of Minnesota.The management students from the US visited Oman as part of their academic tour to the Gulf countries to evaluate aspects on Doing Business in the Middle East'. The students utilised the opportunity to discuss the Oman economy, the banking sector and Bank Muscat Asset Management product offerings.Ali Said Ali, DGM C Asset Management and Private Banking, said, ''bank muscat is proud to host the management students whose visit to the Sultanate of Oman reflects the importance accorded to understanding the tremendous opportunities presented by the GCC region and particularly the Sultanate of Oman. The particular interest shown by the students in understanding Oman's robust economy, the banking industry and Bank Muscat Asset Management product offerings, especially mutual funds, reaffirms the bank's position as the biggest wealth manager in Oman as well as a leading player in the region with US1bn assets under management (AUM). We are glad that the presentations provided insightful and in-depth information to the students about Oman and the investment opportunities in the region.''Bank Muscat Asset Management currently manages investments in fixed income and equities. Bank Muscat AMD offers a variety of funds investing in Oman, GCC countries and India. It is one of the largest investment managers in the region and enjoys a dominant position.Bank Muscat AMD also manages structured products, hedge funds and private equity funds. The division offers discretionary portfolio management service to suit varied clients, including pension funds, global funds, high net worth individuals, corporations and other entities.