Published: Wed, March 14, 2018
World | By Camille Rivera

Trump to Host Saudi Crown Prince Next Week

Trump to Host Saudi Crown Prince Next Week

It is worth noting that MBS' delegation in London included Saudi Arabia's Oil Minister Khalid al-Falih and Aramco's Chief Executive Amin Nasser.

United Kingdom officials have warned that Saudi Arabia's state energy company Saudi Aramco's listing has been delayed to 2019 at the earliest, the Financial Times reported on Monday.

"In addition to listing on Tadawul - the home exchange - a range of global options are being held under active review", an Aramco spokesman told AFP. The Aramco stake sale is part of the plan, the proceeds from which are expected to be partially used for the diversification. An advisory council to the government asked the securities regulator this year to study the impact of a local listing amid concern a huge IPO could harm the market.

According to MSCI, US$1.7 trillion of assets were benchmarked against MSCI emerging market indexes at the end of June past year, of which about a fifth was from passive investors.

Defense Secretary Mattis arrives in Afghan capital
Mattis said the goal is to take advantage of fracturing among the Taliban and peel off those who are exhausted of fighting. He told reporters some factions of the Taliban have expressed interest in reconciling with the Afghan government.

Aramco plans to offer shares on the Saudi stock exchange, called Tadawul.

Last week, Saudi Arabia and Egypt set up a $10 billion joint fund to develop a mega city, with the aim of developing the Egyptian side of NEOM.

"Speaking up your mind, this is a crime in Saudi Arabia".

PROMINENT Saudis, held in what Riyadh dubbed an anti-corruption campaign, were subjected to coercion and physical abuse, the New York Times reported today, describing fear and uncertainty even after their release.

Nun in property dispute with Katy Perry dies after collapsing in court
The two said that they were appealing to the Vatican to give them control over their convent. A jury saw it Katy's way. awarding her and the Archdioceses $10 mil back in December .

Beyond London and New York, Reuters reported that Hong Kong is increasingly emerging as a likely compromise because Riyadh is keen to support Asian nations that could become important investors in the kingdom's economy.

Saudi Aramco said on Monday it was still reviewing its options for the initial public offering. Despite assurances that all is going well, now the company's CEO has said that Aramco is not in fact ready with the documentation, contrary to earlier remarks from Saudi officials that all preparatory work has been done and the one thing left is the final decision. He has made it legal for women to drive and dropped official bans on them attending sports matches, but many have said the changes really serve to obscure the crackdown on dissent which has gone on in the meantime.

"It is something he wants to forget", one associate said.

Man's severed leg used as pillow
Ghanshyam, 28, a school bus conductor, had lost one of his legs when the bus turned turtle in Lehcura area in Jhansi district. A UP government spokesperson said, "The UP chief minister has announced a financial assistance of Rs 2 lakh to the youth".

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