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Basil M.K. Al-Ghalayini

Basil M.K. Al-Ghalayini is the Chairman and CEO of BMG Financial Group.

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Saudi Arabia’s WTO candidate is getting closer to the top job

After a tough first round Mohammad Al-Tuwaijri, Saudi Arabia’s candidate to run the World Trade Organization (WTO), has advanced to the second stage of the selection process.

September 20, 2020

Launch of risk-hedging financial products in the Saudi market

The Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul) is launching a derivatives market, which is one of the key initiatives in the Financial Sector Development Program under the Kingdom's Vision 2030 reform plan.

August 29, 2020

Exploring new opportunities in the global pharmaceutical sector

Global stock market indices have been volatile since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, destabilizing the world in a way not seen since WWII.

August 23, 2020

The privatization plan is still on

To boost its finances and as part of its Vision 2030 reform plan, the Saudi government is still keen to raise billions of riyals over the next few years by privatizing state assets.

July 26, 2020