Saudi Arabia’s first School of Public Policy to launch masters programs in September: top official 

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International investors, including from Saudi Arabia, eye lithium mining in Argentina SAO PAULO: Lithium mining has become a central element in several countries’ strategy to transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy. Saudi investors are aware of Argentina’s major role in this respect. Earlier this month, a delegation from the Saudi Energy Ministry visited the … Read more

Ukrainian President arrives in Riyadh for an official visit to meet with the Saudi crown prince

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JEDDAH: Yanbu has set a new Guinness World Record for the largest flower word displayed at the Flower and Garden Festival 2024, which started recently and runs until March 9. In honor of Saudi Arabia’s King Salman, the record-breaking floral arrangement read “Salman” made from 19,464 roses. In collaboration with Jubail and Yanbu Industrial Cities … Read more

Transformation of Saudi economy creates opportunities, Public Investment Fund official tells investors

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AI will drive efficiency amid global economic slowdown, leading financiers tell FII Priority Summit MIAMI: The chiefs of four of the world’s leading corporations stressed on Thursday, during the first day of the Future Investment Initiative Miami Summit, that while artificial intelligence has the potential to drive higher investment and economic growth across the world … Read more

Energy transition not just confined to climate change, says Aramco official 

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RIYADH: Energy security and equitable transition should be prioritized along with climate change as the world sails toward a sustainable future, according to an Aramco official.  Speaking at a panel discussion during the Saudi Capital Market Forum in Riyadh on Tuesday, the vice president of energy and economic insight at Saudi Aramco, Musaab Al-Mulla, said … Read more

Saudi Exchange to broaden market offerings and attract foreign listings, official reveals

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RIYADH: Saudi Exchange is on track to broaden its market offerings, attract foreign listings, and strengthen the debt and derivatives markets, according to its CEO.    Speaking in an interview with Arab News on the sidelines of the third edition of the Saudi Capital Market Forum, Mohammed Al-Rumaih explained that this reflects signs of strength.  … Read more

Saudi Arabia aims to regulate free float trading: CMA official  

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RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s capital market sector is progressing in the right direction, enabling the Kingdom to achieve its goals outlined in Vision 2030, said an expert.  In an interview with Arab News on the sidelines of the Capital Market Forum in Riyadh, the European Director of Bloomberg, Constantin Cotzias, said that the Kingdom’s plans to … Read more

Three IPOs, ‘many’ mergers and acquisitions in pipeline: EFG Hermes official

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RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s capital market sector is progressing in the right direction, enabling the Kingdom to achieve its goals outlined in Vision 2030, said an expert.  In an interview with Arab News on the sidelines of the Capital Market Forum in Riyadh, the European Director of Bloomberg, Constantin Cotzias, said that the Kingdom’s plans to … Read more

PIF’s Alat to help Saudi Arabia develop tech ecosystem, official explains  

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RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s capital market sector is progressing in the right direction, enabling the Kingdom to achieve its goals outlined in Vision 2030, said an expert.  In an interview with Arab News on the sidelines of the Capital Market Forum in Riyadh, the European Director of Bloomberg, Constantin Cotzias, said that the Kingdom’s plans to … Read more

Saudi Arabia’s economic growth is set to continue to lure investors: J.P. Morgan official 

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RIYADH: Proceeds from initial public offerings in Saudi Arabia should be reinvested in growth opportunities, according to the CEO of ANB Capital.  Speaking during a panel discussion on the first day of the Saudi Capital Market Forum, Khalid Al-Ghamdi explained how this would help propel the national economy and aid the Kingdom in achieving its … Read more

Saudi Arabia offers 30-year tax exemption to MNCs moving regional HQs to Riyadh: official gazette 

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CAIRO: Venture capitals focused on the Middle East and North Africa region have successfully refueled their tanks with multiple firms attracting new investments.  Female-led Lebanon-based Globivest announced its first closing for an undisclosed sum in its venture capital firm.  Reaching two-thirds of its target of $25 million to $30 million, the investment marks a significant milestone … Read more