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Saudi Arabia to allow foreign shares to list in bourse

Saudi Arabia to allow foreign shares to list in bourse

Saudi Arabia will allow foreign companies to list securities on the kingdom's bourse, taking the Gulf Arab state a step closer to direct ownership for overseas investors.

January 23, 2012 3:03
 
Alwaleed’s Kingdom to build world’s tallest tower

Alwaleed’s Kingdom to build world’s tallest tower

Kingdom Holding, owned by Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, said on Tuesday an associate firm signed a contract worth 4.6 billion riyals ($1.23 billion) with Bin Laden Group to build the world's tallest tower in Jeddah.

August 2, 2011 12:04
 
Rent in Saudi skyrockets as developers fall behind

Rent in Saudi skyrockets as developers fall behind

Supply-demand mismatch in Saudi may cause you to pay even more rent for your house and office space. Banque Saudi Fransi’s John Sfakianakis gives us an overview

May 10, 2011 5:20
 

AlWaleed sees Zain Saudi Deal After 2 Months Diligence

Billionaire Prince sees due diligence to take 4-6 weeks; Says 1 cent dividend from Citi is for short-term

April 24, 2011 12:51
 
Field of dreams

Field of dreams

A forecast of six real estate trends in Saudi Arabia for 2011 reminds Kipp of a Kevin Costner where unknown forces urged him to build a baseball field that will attract other-worldly players.

March 28, 2011 4:38
 

Kingdom Zephyr eyes $300M in Africa deals

To take minority stakes in 6-7 pan-African companies; Sees opportunities in housing development, telecoms

March 10, 2011 4:10
 

Saudi’s ‘Train to Europe’

Saudi-German meeting comes up with a novel way to boost trade.

June 21, 2010 4:09
 

Saudi told: ‘focus on knowledge-based economy’

Editor of The Economist John Micklethwait offers his take on the Kingdom's economy.

May 31, 2010 3:13
 
“Save me. I don’t want him.”

“Save me. I don’t want him.”

An 11-year-old girl has been forced to marry an octogenarian in Saudi Arabia, becoming the latest addition to the rising number of child brides in the kingdom.

January 18, 2010 12:14
 
Tickling Saudi’s funny bone

Tickling Saudi’s funny bone

As international comedians join local ones in the kingdom to amuse audiences, organizers tell Arab News that the country is starting to appreciate stand-up comedy.

March 2, 2009 12:47
 
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