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Cornelia Meyer

Cornelia Meyer is a business consultant, macro-economist and energy expert.

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The global economy — review and outlook

On Dec. 20, the Dow Jones index reached an all-time high of 28,533. As per usual, global stock markets followed the US lead. Digging a bit deeper, things look less clear cut.

December 24, 2019

The four big takeaways of Saudi Budget 2020

The government of Saudi Arabia presented the 2020 budget on Tuesday. 

Striking a balance between economic growth and fiscal sustainability was the key objective, shown by the fact the budget deficit is forecast to stay below 30 percent of GDP through 2022. 

December 11, 2019

Aramco IPO: More clarity in terms of valuation, numbers of shares offered and potential investor base

There is now more clarity with regard to Saudi Aramco’s initial public offering (IPO), with the number of shares put up coming in at 3 billion, or 1.5 percent of total stock, putting the company’s indicative valuation between $1.6 trillion and $1.7 trillion.

November 19, 2019

Aramco IPO: The prospectus for world’s most profitable company

Eager investors waited for three years for this moment: The prospectus for the Saudi Aramco initial public offering (IPO) came out on Nov. 10. The transaction is billed to become the largest IPO in history.

November 12, 2019