Amid all the razzmatazz and big policy initiatives of the Saudi Green Initiative, one item perhaps did not get the full attention it deserves.
October 24, 2021
It took a short while for SoftBank’s Vision Fund to make its first direct investment in a Saudi company, but it was well worth the wait.
September 17, 2021
OPEC+, the oil producers’ alliance led by Saudi Arabia and Russia, meets this week for the first test of the new regime put in place at July’s meeting, and which took effect from the first of this month.
August 30, 2021
When America sneezes, the rest of the world catches cold, goes the old adage. But it’s equally true that if California is feeling poorly, the rest of the US will also be under the weather.
August 25, 2021
Saudi Arabia this week took a welcome step along the path to streamlining its domestic financial infrastructure with the merger of two pension and social security fund entities.
June 18, 2021
Brent crude seems to have set at least a new floor above $70, and even West Texas Intermediate — the biggest victim of the price collapse of just over a year ago — is also reaching multi-year highs. Yet US shale appears to be stuck in a rut.
June 11, 2021
From the vantage point of the lobby of the Ritz Carlton in Riyadh, the post-pandemic world looks an increasingly optimistic place.
May 28, 2021
It has been a big week of symbolism for the energy transition, with two events that could be interpreted as landmarks on the road to the Paris Agreement’s 2050 goal of net-zero carbon emissions and a cleaner planet.
May 21, 2021
Global stock markets — the Saudi Tadawul included — suffered a surge of panic last week on the fear of higher inflation.
May 14, 2021