Saudi Aramco becomes world’s most valuable company

Saudi Aramco on Wednesday dethroned Apple as the world’s most valuable company as surging oil prices drove up shares and tech stocks slumped. The Saudi Arabian national petroleum and natural gas company, billed as the largest oil producing company in the world, was valued at $2.42 trillion based on the price of its shares at … Read more

Crude surge likely to upset govt math, fuel inflation

The surge in oil prices in the wake of Russia-Ukraine conflict has the potential to upset the government math, which will inhibit its ability to pump-prime economic recovery, and raise the cost of living for people. Global benchmark Brent crude spiked to $105 a barrel — breaching the $100-mark for the first time since August … Read more