Saudi oil firm Aramco's valuation gap persists even as IPO talks resume

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Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman is insisting on a $2 trillion valuation of oil firm Aramco, even though some bankers and company insiders say the kingdom should trim its target to around $1.5 trillion, industry and banking sources said.

With Aramco talking again to banks about an initial public offering (IPO), its board is meeting later this week and will probably hold a discussion about the company's value, a source close to the company said. Saudi Aramco declined to comment. CIC, the Saudi government media office, did.....

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