Corp. Chief Executive Officer Masayoshi Son speaks during a joint announcement with Toyota Motor Corp. to make new venture to develop mobility services in Tokyo, Japan, 04 October 2018.

SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son breaks silence on death of Saudi journalist

Alessandro Di Ciommo | NurPhoto | Getty Images Corp. Chief Executive Officer Masayoshi Son speaks during a joint announcement with Toyota Motor Corp. to make new venture to develop mobility services in Tokyo, Japan, 04 October 2018. SoftBank’s chief executive broke his silence over the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi on Monday, saying the […]

Tesla Chief Executive Office Elon Musk speaks at his company's factory in Fremont, California.

Tesla probably won’t take Saudi money after Khashoggi death

Tesla “probably would not” take money from Saudi Arabia in the wake of the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Chief Executive Elon Musk said. Musk and his electric car manufacturer hit headlines in August after the billionaire put out a tweet saying that he was considering taking the firm private at $420 per share. […]

Dara Khosrowshahi, CEO, Uber 

Uber CEO pulls out of Saudi FII conference over missing journalist

Uber Chief Executive Dara Khosrowshahi has threatened to withdraw from a high-profile investment conference in Saudi Arabia over the disappearance of a journalist. Khosrowshahi said in an official statement to CNBC Friday he would not be attending the Future Investment Initiative (FII) conference in Riyadh, an event which has often been dubbed “Davos in the […]

Saudi Football Chiefs Appoint First Women Board Members

Saudi Arabia’s Football Federation (SAFF) appointed women to the board for the first time in the kingdom’s history on Wednesday, and also named a new president. The two women are Adwa al-Arifi and Reham Al-Onaizan and the new president is Qusay bin Abdulaziz al-Fawaz. Saudi authorities said al-Fawaz was the sole candidate who met all […]

What is Saudi Aramco?

Saudi Aramco floats investments despite delayed IPO

The world’s largest initial public offering is on hiatus. The spending it was to enable may not be. Saudi Arabia planned to take its giant oil company, Saudi Aramco, to the public markets. It was to be the linchpin of a grand economic vision, generating billions of dollars to pay for future-proofing the kingdom’s economy, […]