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World shares hit new high, Europe shrugs off Greece worry

LONDON: World shares hit a new high on Monday, with European stocks joining the rally after...

Hong Kong stocks up 1.30% by break

  Hong Kong--Hong Kong stocks jumped 1.30 percent in the morning session Monday, ta...

Oil prices mixed in Asian trade

  Singapore--Oil prices were mixed in Asia Monday as fighting between pro-governm...

Tokyo stocks flat by break

  Tokyo--Tokyo's benchmark index ended Monday morning flat, despite another rec...

Brent crude holds near 4-1/2 month high on US rig count, Yemen

SINGAPORE: Brent crude prices held near a 4-1/2 month high above $65 a barrel on Monday, su...

Asian stocks rise after Wall Street records

  Hong Kong--Asian markets rose on Monday following another record-breaking close o...

Growth pause, Greek crisis could keep Fed mum on rate rise

  Washington--The Federal Reserve dropped its reference to staying patient before rai...

Tokyo stocks open 0.22% higher

  Tokyo--Tokyo stocks opened 0.22 percent higher on Monday with investor sentiment ...

Serbia seals deal with Abu Dhabi developer

People stand in front of a billboard of a computer-generated image of the future $3bn Belgr...

UDC profit rises 8pc to QR270m

Turki Al Khater DOHA: United Development Company (UDC), a Qatari shareholding compan...

Seven in 10 Greeks want a debt deal, survey finds

People walk on Omonia Square where a board reads “Welcome to Greece !!!” in Ath...

Qatar bourse index falls, Saudi rises

Doha: Qatar Exchange index declined 9.79 points or 0.08 percent when the bourse closed trad...

More bankers quit China’s state banks

A woman leaves a branch of the Shanghai Pudong Development Bank in Beijing. SHANGHAI...

Ending Egypt’s currency black market brings new challenges

A mirror reflection shows an employee working in a foreign exchange office in central Cairo...

Solar power shaking up energy sector

Rooftops of solar powered houses seen in Ota, 80km northwest of Tokyo. SINGAPORE/TOK...

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JAKARTA: Islamic reinsurance (retakaful) is getting a face-lift because of new entrants and a w...

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London: Brent oil prices jumped this week to the highest level so far this year, as the latest ...

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New Delhi: While Narendra Modi may be the toast of India’s titans of industry, bosses of ...

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LONDON: Saudi Arabia has a response to the global surplus of oil: Raise output to near-record l...

Ezdan Holding Group profit up 13.4pc

Ezdan Holding Group Chairman Sheikh Dr Khalid bin Thani bin Abdullah Al Thani (left) and CE...

Government says will oppose any takeover of BP - FT

LONDON: The British government has told BP Plc (BP.L) that it wants the company to remain a...

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