Saudi Arabian Riyal

Saudi Arabian Riyal

Saudi Arabian Riyal overview

The Saudi riyal (Arabic: ريال‎ riyāl); is the currency of Saudi Arabia. It is abbreviated as ر.س or SR (Saudi riyal). It is subdivided into 100 halalas (Arabic: هللة‎ Halalah).

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Saudi Arabian Riyal news

Iranian rial hits record low of 170,000 to the dollar

LONDON: The Iranian rial hit a record low against the US dollar on the unofficial market on Wednesday, the local Tasnim news agency reported, amid a deterioration in the economic situation in Iran and the reimposition of sanctions by Washington. The dollar was being offered for as much as 170,000 rials, according to Tasnim. The rial has lost approximately 75 percent of its

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Top bank boosts Egypt, Gulf falls in thin trade

Egypt’s blue-chip stock index rose sharply on Wednesday, boosted by its biggest bank, while all major Gulf markets were weak, with some investors away on year-end holidays.

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Super Eagles forward wins Player of the Week in Saudi Arabia

Ahmed Musa has been rewarded for his outstanding performances for Al Nassr in the month of September.

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Heads and tales: history of the Saudi halalas

JEDDAH: The Kingdom’s fiscal trajectory in many ways mirrors the tribulations it endured before emerging as one of the world’s foremost trade and financial hubs. Before the Kingdom was unified by its late founder, King Abdul Aziz, the Arabian Peninsula had suffered its fair share of economic woes thanks to war and political strife within tribal factions.In fact, the provinces

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Saudi Arabia show ‘Black Panther’ to mark cinema opening

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia held a private screening Wednesday of the Hollywood blockbuster “Black Panther” to herald the launch of movie theaters in the kingdom that are expected to open to the public as early as next month. Authorities planned an invitation-only screening of the movie in a concert hall converted into a cinema complex in the capital, Riyadh. The screening will be

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Saudi Arabia increases Pakistan's quota by 5,000 for Hajj 2019

ISLAMABAD: Ministers of both Saudi Arabia and Pakistan inked a new Hajj agreement in Saudi Arabia on Sunday increasing the pilgrimage quota for Pakistanis by 5000 over a requested 30,000 owing to the south Asian nation’s growing population. Pakistan’s Minister for Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony, Pir Noor-ul-Haq Qadri, and Saudi Minister of Hajj and Umrah, Dr.

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This Saudi charity will pay men 20,000 riyals to marry women over 30

News of the charity's campaign went viral on social media...

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Saudi government to hand over 25 schools to private sector

RIYADH: Saudi Arabian authorities on Tuesday ordered the handover of 25 state-run schools to be run by private sector companies as part of economic reforms designed to ease pressure on the state’s finances. Riyadh announced last week that it aimed to generate 35 billion to 40 billion riyals ($9 billion to $11 billion) of non-oil state revenues from privatizations by 2020, and

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