Saudi summit opens as kingdom looks to attract foreign investment


World leaders and Wall Street heavy hitters gathered for an annual investment forum in Riyadh on Tuesday, with global wealth disparities, central back policy and technology in focus.

Many top Western executives, especially from the financial sector, shunned the Future Investment Initiative (FII) last year amid fallout from the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Kashoggi. "Today we have more than 6,000 executives and participants attending, this is more than double the first FII," Yassir al-Rumayyan, governor of Saudi wealth.....

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