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Video: Bloomberg Interview with Head of the Saudi Stock Market Sarah Al-Suhaimi

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Saudi Arabia's head of its stock exchange, Sarah Al-Suhaimi, gave an interview with Bloomberg outlining her plans for the Tadawul at the Bloomberg Invest Summit in London.

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Petrochemicals

Saudis Look Past Crude With $100 Billion in Downstream Projects

Demand for petrochemicals will rise faster than for any other segment of the oil industry, according to the International Energy Agency. Chemicals produced from crude ...

 

Saudi Economy

Reforms and austerity renew banks’ interest in Saudi Arabia

Citibank is the latest high-profile entrant, opening its offices this year after securing an investment banking licence in 2017. ...

 

Jamal Khashoggi

Trump Administration Presses Saudis For Information On Missing Journalist

But in a statement Wednesday, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said that National Security Adviser John Bolton and Trump adviser Jared Kushner spoke ...

 

Saudi Economy

Oil link to Saudi stocks stronger with crude-dependent economy

Saudi Arabian stocks and Brent crude are trading with the strongest link in 15 months as the increasing price of the commodity could lead to ...

 

Tadawul

Video: Tadawul Chairwoman on Social Changes in Saudi Society, Women’s Empowerment

Saudi Arabia's Stock Exchange Chairwoman Sarah Al-Suhaimi says Saudi women now hold more jobs in business and finance compared to the past. She discusses the ...

 

IDB

Saudi-based IDB plans infrastructure funds for Africa and Asia

The Saudi-based Islamic Development Bank (IDB) plans to launch two funds focused on Africa and Asia next year, aiming to raise a combined $1 billion ...

 

Almarai

Saudi dairy company Almarai hires banks for debut dollar sukuk –sources

The Gulf’s biggest dairy company Almarai has hired banks including HSBC and First Abu Dhabi Bank to arrange a sale of U.S. dollar sukuk, or ...

 

Investment

Investment: Has Saudi money become radioactive in Silicon Valley?

The announcement’s timing was not ideal for members of this 19-member list, who signed on to the project months ago in some cases. ...

 

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China in the Region

Remodeling the Belt and Road: Pakistan picks up the torch

Fears of a debt trap started late last year when unsustainable debt forced Sri Lanka to hand China an 80% stake in Hambantota port. ...

 

S-400

Why do countries want to buy the Russian S-400?

Because of its capabilities, several countries including China, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, India and Qatar have said they are willing to buy the S-400. ...

 

UN

What Nikki Haley’s exit may mean for the Middle East

Former State Department Middle East peace process veteran Aaron David Miller told Al-Monitor that whoever succeeds Haley is unlikely to have the long leash and ...

 

Qatar

Qatar Pledges $3 Billion to Spur Interest in New Free Zones

Qatar plans to spend $3 billion to attract foreign companies to its new free zones as the oil-rich country seeks to diversify its economy amid ...

 

U.S. Foreign Policy

Will America Shape Its Grand Strategy Around China or Russia?

The debate doesn’t just have consequences for U.S. foreign policy—it will define the next decades of domestic affairs as well ...

 

Fintech

‘Rain’ set to be first digital currency to achieve full Middle East licence

In their mission to be the first licensed digital currency exchange in the GCC, rain is also working closely with Bahrain Fintech Bay (BFB) and ...

 

Israel

Israel Says it Destroyed a Hamas Tunnel Stretching From Gaza

The Israeli military said Thursday it discovered and destroyed a Hamas tunnel dug out from Gaza into Israeli territory, the 15th such tunnel threat it ...

 

Lebanon

Lebanese newspaper protests politicians’ failure to form government with blank edition

Major Lebanese newspaper an-Nahar published a blank edition on Thursday to protest against what it called a “catastrophic situation” in Lebanon, which five months after ...

 

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