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Saudi Aramco's IPO Is Vulnerable to the Russians
Saudi Aramco's IPO Is Vulnerable to the Russians
World BusinessNov 12, 2019
In finance, as in comedy, timing is everything. Get it right and you have investors (or the audience) in the palm of your hand. Get it wrong and the ensuing silence is painful.Saudi Arabia has stepped on stage finally to launch the initial public offering of its oil monopoly Saudi Aramco. By a strange quirk of the calendar, the price of the shares will be set on the same day OPEC meets to decide the next step in its strategy of propping up the price of crude.It’s hard to see this coinciden