Editor’s comment: A Saudi stake in UK real estate?

Far from being off, as one news agency had suggested on Wednesday evening, the world’s largest IPO remains very much on course: plans to list shares in state-owned energy giant Aramco are unchanged, according to the Saudi Arabian energy minster. "The Government remains committed to the IPO of Saudi Aramco at a time of its own choosing when conditions are optimum," says Khalid al-Falih, also chairman of Saudi Aramco. A rebounding oil price and colossal wealth buys you seemingly infinite flexibility and endless time. Saudi Arabia is changing, though not fast enough on many fronts. Last year’s ascension of Mohammed