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    US, China in APEC cruise ship clash on trade, influence

    Port Moresby: China and the US crossed swords Saturday ahead of an APEC summit, duelling over protectionism, trade tariffs and \"chequebook diplomacy\... Read More

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    New space industry emerges: on-orbit servicing

    Washington: Imagine an airport where thousands of planes, empty of fuel, are left abandoned on the tarmac. That is what has been happening for decades... Read More

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    Lives at risk as drug prices soar in crisis-hit Zimbabwe

    Harare: Since starting treatment five years ago, 50-year-old Alice Chenyika kept her blood pressure under control by adhering to doctors´ strict... Read More

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    Comment

    Attempts to erect barriers and cut close economic ties work against the laws of economics and the trends of history. This is a short-sighted approach ... Read More

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    Rupee remains firm

    The rupee maintained its overnight levels against the dollar in the interbank market on Friday, dealers said.The rupee closed unchanged at 133.99 agai... Read More

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    Comment

    The choice now faced by British political leaders who have advocated Brexit is to renounce their absurd political promise or face economic disaster, ... Read More

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    Rupee weakens

    The rupee inched down against the dollar on Thursday amid insignificant dollar demand from importers, traders said.The rupee closed at 133.99 to the d... Read More

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    Comment

    The situation as it is now, at around $70 (per barrel), suits us completely… so far I cannot say if (oil) production should be limited -- we ha... Read More

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    Rupee ends flat

    The rupee remained steady against the dollar in a dull trade on Wednesday due to slowdown in dollar demand from importers, dealers said. The rupee clo... Read More

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    Comment

    The fact that America has become unpredictable lately is no secret to anyone. Such unpredictability from the largest country, the most powerful econom... Read More

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    Comment

    The US has had a trade imbalance with Japan for too long. American products and services too often face barriers to compete fairly in Japanese markets... Read More

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    OPEC trims oil demand forecasts

    Paris: OPEC on Tuesday trimmed its global oil demand forecasts for this year and next, as kingpin Saudi Arabia tries to cut output to bolster prices i... Read More

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    Rupee falls

    The rupee posted minor losses against the dollar in the interbank market on Tuesday, dealers said.The rupee ended at 133.98 against the dollar, compar... Read More

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    Saudi minister calls for 1 million bpd global oil output cut

    Abu Dhabi: Saudi Arabia´s energy minister called Monday for a global output cut of one million barrels per day to re-balance the market, as Riya... Read More

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    Comment

    We should work for an open world economy by advocating, practising and upholding openness Li Keqiang Chinese Premier... Read More

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    Rupee weakens

    The rupee continued to trade weaker against the US dollar on Monday due to growing dollar demand from importers, dealers said. In the interbank market... Read More

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    States to decide fate of depleted tuna

    Paris: Dozens of nations will convene next week to decide the fate of one of the plane’´s most valuable fish: the bigeye tuna, backbone of... Read More

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    Nissan?s first half profit slumps

    Tokyo: Japanese automaker Nissan logged a 10.9-percent drop in net profit for the six months to September owing to a decline in global sales and risin... Read More

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    Mozambique opens $785mln bridge

    Maputo: Mozambique´s President Filipe Nyusi opened a Chinese-built bridge in the capital Maputo on Saturday that cost $785 million, saying it wo... Read More

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    Angola, Total launch $16 bn offshore oil platform

    Luanda: Angola and French oil giant Total formally launched a major new offshore oil project on Saturday to aid the country´s economy that plung... Read More

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    Investors start to fret about ballooning US public debt

    Last month, as the US midterm elections approached, Deutsche Bank analysts released a calculation that should have made American voters wince. It show... Read More

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    British businesses shed light on Made for China at CIIE

    LONDON: Over the week, international businesses, including British companies, have flocked to Shanghai for China International Import Expo (CIIE) to t... Read More

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    Comment

    For the first time in history we have an American adminstration that is, to put it mildly, not enthusiastic about a united and strong Europe Donald Tu... Read More

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    US, China meet to explore trade path

    Washington: The United States and China resume top-level talks on Friday after months of spiraling tension, looking to see if they can find a way forw... Read More

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    Allianz upbeat after profit jumps

    Frankfurt: German insurance giant Allianz on Friday confirmed its full-year outlook after a \"strong\" third quarter boosted by lower claims for natur... Read More

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    China?s factory gate inflation slips

    Beijing: China´s factory inflation eased in October owing to slackening demand and a trade war with the United States, while consumer price infl... Read More

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    Comment

    It’s no longer time to leave the euro… Times have changed, over the last year I have become convinced that Italy should remain in the eur... Read More

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    Dollar climbs

    LONDON: The dollar rose towards a 16-month high on Friday after the US Federal Reserve kept interest rates steady and reaffirmed its monetary tighteni... Read More

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    Rupee falls

    The rupee fell on Thursday on strong demand for dollars for import payments, traders said.The rupee depreciated to 133/dollar, a 0.26 percent weaker t... Read More

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    Comment

    Uncertainty and risks, both external and internal, are on the rise (in the eurozone) and are starting to take a toll on the pace of economic activityV... Read More

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    Comment

    I fear that big parts of the global economy will be closed off to free flow of investment and trade. I now see the prospect of an economic iron curtai... Read More

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    Rupee weakens

    The rupee ended firm against the US dollar on Wednesday amid slowdown in demand of foreign exchange reserves, dealers said. In the interbank market, ... Read More

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    Toyota H1 profit up 16pc

    Tokyo: Japanese car giant Toyota upgraded its full-year forecast Tuesday, as the firm posted a 16 percent gain in net profit for the six months to Sep... Read More

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    German industrial orders rise 0.3pc

    Frankfurt: German industrial companies booked a rise in orders in September, official data showed on Tuesday, beating expectations as a rebound in Aug... Read More

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    Constant urea production stressed to meet wheat sowing demand

    LAHORE: Government and fertiliser makers on Monday agreed on uninterrupted urea production to meet the key nutrient’s demand of three million to... Read More

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    ?US Iran sanctions aimed at upsetting global balance?

    Ankara: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday hit out at new sanctions on Iran imposed by the administration of President Donald Trump, sa... Read More

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    Comment

    If we do nothing (on digital tax), the EU will be split up like a puzzle and our European businesses will be the first to suffer Pierre Moscovici&mdas... Read More

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    Indonesia?s Q3 GDP growth slows

    JAKARTA: Indonesia´s economic growth slowed in the third quarter, losing momentum from the previous three months and pointing to tougher conditi... Read More

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    Turkey annual inflation surges

    Istanbul: The annual inflation rate in Turkey rose above 25 percent in October, official statistics showed on Monday. The 25.24 percent inflation rate... Read More

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    Comment

    We are in a situation of economic war, confronting a bullying power. I don’t think that in the history of America, someone has entered the White... Read More

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    US to exempt China, India, Japan from Iran oil sanctions

    Washington: The United States will exempt China, India and Japan from oil sanctions on Iran, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday, while vowing ... Read More

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    Iran tankers go dark to keep selling oil

    Tehran: Working from their small offices in Stockholm, analysts at a new watchdog that monitors global oil shipments have been run ragged by Iran&acut... Read More

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    Mobile unit to win listing approval

    TOKYO: Japan’s SoftBank Group Corp is expected to win listing approval for its mobile unit from the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Nov. 12 and the list... Read More

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    Uber seeks to resume self-driving tests

    WASHINGTON: Uber Technologies Inc has asked Pennsylvania for permission to resume self-driving car testing on public roads and has improved the autono... Read More

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    Twitter deletes over 10,000 accounts

    WASHINGTON: Twitter Inc deleted more than 10,000 automated accounts posting messages that discouraged people from voting in Tuesday’s U.S. elect... Read More

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    Apple warns on holiday sales

    SAN FRANCISCO: Apple Inc on Thursday warned that sales for the crucial holiday quarter would likely miss Wall Street expectations, which Chief Executi... Read More

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    Google?s top lobbyist stepping down

    WASHINGTON: Google’s top lobbyist in Washington is stepping aside as the U.S. technology company faces criticism on Capitol Hill on issues inclu... Read More

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    Zhenhua Oil to sign oil deals with Iraq, Saudi

    BEIJING/DUBAI: China´s state-run Zhenhua Oil is set to sign a head of agreement that includes a proposed joint-venture with Iraq´s state o... Read More

  • Business

    The Cambodian textile factory that craves ?normal?

    SIEM REAP, Cambodia: Boring is best when it comes to business or so says Piet Holten, a Dutch entrepreneur who credits \"normal\" working conditions f... Read More

  • Business

    Rain or shine, grain banks help Kenyan farmers beat trade cartels

    MUKOTHIMA, Kenya: For a farmer who has repeatedly suffered poor harvests due to inadequate rains, Silas Kirimi was surprised to find himself with the ... Read More

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    Comment

    I think we’ll make a (trade) deal with China, and I think it will be a very fair deal for everybody, but it will be a good deal for the United S... Read More

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    US may exempt India, China from Iran oil sanctions

    Washington: The United States will allow eight countries to continue importing Iranian oil but only at much lower levels after the reimposition of san... Read More

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    Urban forestry initiative launched

    Lahore: Dream Gardens Lahore has taken urban forestry initiative to provide the best natural living environment, a statement said on Friday. Urban for... Read More

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    Rupee falls

    The rupee fell against the dollar in the interbank market on Friday, dealers said. The rupee closed at 132.54/dollar. It had settled at 132.47 on Thur... Read More

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    Comment

    The US has had some success in terms of frightening away major corporations. The sanctions hurt a lot. But Iran is still going to be able to sell oil ... Read More

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    Trade war impact deepens across Asia, but ?real economic shock? yet to hit

    HONG KONG: The economic impact of the intensifying trade war between Washington and Beijing appeared to deepen last month with factory activity and ex... Read More

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    Abu Dhabi firm to buy Emaar?s assets

    DUBAI: Abu Dhabi National Hotels (ADNH) is in talks to buy some hotel buildings from Dubai´s Emaar Properties, two sources familiar with the mat... Read More

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    Suzuki Motor Q2 profit slides

    TOKYO: Suzuki Motor Corp reported on Thursday a 6.6 percent slide in operating profit in the second quarter as vehicle sales eased in China, Europe an... Read More

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    Rupee weakens

    The rupee inched down against the dollar in the interbank market on Thursday, dealers said.The rupee ended at 132.47/dollar, compared with the previou... Read More

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    Bureaucracy: The long drag between decision and imposition

    LAHORE: The federal government announced flat rate of 6.5 US cent for gas and 7.5 cents for a unit of electricity provided to five major exporting sec... Read More

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    Comment

    I expect (Saudi Arabia and Russia) to raise output if necessary - as a shortage on the supply side and an even higher oil price could be a major risk ... Read More

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    Comment

    There will be no second referendum on Brexit… And, of course, we will build a new partnership with the EUTheresa May—British Prime Minist... Read More

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    Sales tax registration cell set up

    LAHORE: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has established a dedicated sales tax registration cell at Corporate Regional Tax Office, Lahore, a stateme... Read More

  • Business

    Open rift between Indian cbank, govt as official warns of catastrophe

    MUMBAI: In a sign of a mounting policy struggle between India\'s central bank and the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, a top bank official ... Read More

  • Business

    S&P downgrades Italy debt outlook, intensifying budget stand-off

    Milan: Ratings agency S&P has downgraded its outlook for Italy´s sovereign debt but left its credit rating untouched, upping the pressure on Rom... Read More

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    Comment

    The greatest capacity to force the hands of a government lies with the markets today—Analyst at Saxo Bank... Read More

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    Total raises production target

    PARIS: French oil and gas major Total raised its production growth target for 2018, after a new record output and high oil prices during the third qua... Read More

  • Business

    Amazon now world?s third most-valuable company

    Amazon\'s shares took an unexpected down-turn, this week - seeing them overtaken by rival Microsoft as the world\'s second most-valuable company.The o... Read More

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    Comment

    China’s vast population, technology innovation and productivity growth combined with government support, are providing unprecedented opportuntie... Read More

  • Business

    Huawei Y9 2019 to be launched soon

    LAHORE: It is that time of the year that Huawei brings their ultimate midrange king to the market and reigns supreme on this price segment, a statemen... Read More

  • Business

    Govt urged to simplify tax system

    LAHORE: Business community, at a convention in the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), has urged the government to make taxation system si... Read More

  • Business

    Saudis trumpet $56bln deals as conference ends amid partial boycott

    RIYADH: Saudi Arabia said it signed $56 billion of deals at an investment conference this week and expected the United States to remain a key business... Read More

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    Comment

    Some business leaders have decided that the circumstances do not allow them to visit Riyadh. I respect their choice. Total has never been in favour of... Read More

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    Ford names new China chief

    BEIJING/SHANGHAI: Ford Motor Co has hired a new chief for its troubled China operations, ending a nine-month search after the previous head suddenly q... Read More

  • Business

    Euro slides

    LONDON: The euro skidded more than half a percent to its weakest since August 20 on Wednesday after signs that economic growth could be slowing across... Read More

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    Comment

    With geopolitical risk factors raising concerns over global instability and other external uncertainties risking demand for oil to take a hit, it woul... Read More

  • Business

    Saudi sees deals worth $50 billion

    RIYADH: Saudi Arabia was set to sign deals worth $50 billion on Tuesday at the opening of an investment conference despite being overshadowed by the k... Read More

  • Business

    Brazil?s Amazon at risk

    Rio de Janeiro: Promises by Brazil’s far-right presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro and his entourage bode badly for the future of the Amazon -... Read More

  • Business

    S Korea GDP growth seen ticking up

    SEOUL: South Korea´s economy likely grew faster in the July-September period than the previous quarter, a Reuters poll showed, with government s... Read More

  • Business

    Lotte Group to invest $44bln

    SEOUL: South Korean chemicals-to-retail conglomerate Lotte Group will invest a total of 50 trillion won ($44.05 billion) over the next five years, its... Read More

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    Rupee down

    The rupee inched down against the dollar in the interbank market on Tuesday, dealers said.The rupee lost two paisas to 133.91/dollar. It closed at 133... Read More

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    Comment

    Europe is built on cooperation and strong bonds of trust. If trust is eroded all member states take damage. Our union takes damage Valdis Dombrovskis&... Read More

  • Business

    Stocks tumble globally as investors flee for safety

    NEW YORK: Wall Street stocks followed Europe and Asia lower on Tuesday as investors fled for safety as they worried about US earnings, Italy’s f... Read More

  • Business

    Comment

    Working with President Donald Trump is not always simple… He knows it and so do I. We arenot aligned on many things and it is sometimes difficu... Read More

  • Business

    CrowdStrike hires Goldman Sachs

    NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO: Cybersecurity software maker CrowdStrike Inc has hired investment bank Goldman Sachs Group to prepare for an initial public of... Read More

  • Business

    Bloomberg urged to retract chip story

    SAN FRANCISCO: Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook on Friday told an online news website that Bloomberg should retract a story that claimed Apple&rsquo... Read More

  • Business

    P&G beat profit estimates

    NEW YORK: Procter & Gamble Co reported first-quarter profit that beat estimates and sales that unexpectedly rose on Friday, thanks to robust demand fo... Read More

  • Business

    French firm in talks for its sale

    PARIS: French Connection said it has begun discussions with four interested parties regarding a sale of the British clothing retailer.The company, whi... Read More

  • Business

    Google to charge Android partners

    BRUSSELS/SAN FRANCISCO: Alphabet Inc’s Google will charge hardware firms up to $40 per device to use its apps under a new licensing system to re... Read More

  • Business

    Microsoft?s Github acquisition approved

    BRUSSELS: The European Commission approved on Friday the acquisition of software development tool maker GitHub by software giant Microsoft without con... Read More

  • Business

    Despite talk of equality, women bosses still rare in the US

    New York: This year was touted as the year of women in politics in the United States, but in the business world, female bosses remain few and far betw... Read More

  • Business

    State-owned oil firm Petrobras: Brazil?s crown jewel

    Rio de Janeiro: Petrobras is the jewel in Brazil´s crown: Latin America´s most valuable enterprise, a $100-billion oil and gas group whose... Read More

  • Business

    Ukraine secures new $3.9bln IMF deal after gas price hike

    KIEV: Ukraine secured a new $3.9 billion standby aid agreement with the International Monetary Fund, helping the country maintain financial stability ... Read More

  • Business

    Soybean lowers

    Chicago : US soybean futures fell to a one-week low and were on pace for a second straight weekly decline, pressured by fresh cancellations of U.S. so... Read More

  • Business

    Copper rises

    London : Copper rose and nickel prices rebounded from a one-month low after regulators in China pledged support for firms with liquidity issues brough... Read More

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    Oil up

    New York : Oil prices rose one percent on signs of surging demand in China, the world´s No. 2 oil consumer, although prices were headed for a se... Read More

  • Business

    Gold surges

    Bengaluru : Gold prices edged up on course for a third week of gains as weaker stock markets spurred investors to seek refuge in bullion, which also g... Read More

  • Business

    Euro falls

    LONDON: The euro fell towards a two-month low after the European Union criticised Italy´s spending plans, raising fresh concern about a conflict... Read More

  • Business

    Rupee likely to remain stable

    The rupee edged lower against the dollar during the outgoing week, as tight supply of dollars and bearish sentiments continued to weigh on the currenc... Read More

  • Business

    Dell to take $21.7 billion tracking stock offer to December vote

    SAN FRANCISCO: Dell Technologies Inc will ask holders of “tracking stock” tied to its software company VMware Inc to vote on its $21.7 bil... Read More

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