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China, Latin America have profitable but unequal ties

  Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang     Rio de Janeiro---Chi...

Hong Kong stocks open 1.68% higher

    Hong Kong---Hong Kong shares surged 1.68 percent in the first few minut...

Samsung to merge two major units

  Seoul---Samsung Group announced Tuesday the merger of two major affiliates, as th...

Africa seeks super banker to manage new economic frontier

Sierra Leone's Foreign Minister Dr. Samura Kamara Abidjan, Ivory Coast---Eig...

Euro lower on Greek worries

    Tokyo---The euro drifted lower against other major currencies on Tuesda...

First Libor rigging trial to begin in Britain

    London---The first financial trader to face prosecution accused of rigg...

Iron ore firm Fortescue soars on China investment talk

  Sydney---Shares in Australian iron ore giant Fortescue Metals soared almost 1...

Tokyo stocks flat at break

      Tokyo---Tokyo stocks were flat by the break on Tuesday after ...

Tokyo stocks open slightly higher

  Tokyo---Tokyo stocks opened slightly higher on Tuesday after a seven-day winnin...

Charter near deal on $55 bn buyout of Time Warner Cable

    Washington---Charter Communications is nearing a $55.1 billion deal to ...

Forest fire forces 10% cut in Canada oil output

    Ottawa---Two oil companies announced Monday the temporary shuttering of...

Qatar trade surplus falls 50pc in first quarter

DOHA: Qatar’s trade surplus tumbled 50 percent in first quarter of 2015 (Q1, 2015) fr...

Japan trade account returns to deficit in April: govt

Tokyo--Japan went back to a trade deficit in April after the first surplus in almost thre...

Markets closed in London, Frankfurt for holiday

Paris--Financial markets will be closed Monday in London and Frankfurt for a public holid...

Tokyo stocks close up 0.74% at 15-year high

  Tokyo--Tokyo stocks climbed 0.74 percent Monday, a seventh successive rise, with ...

Oil prices mixed in Asian trade

Singapore--Oil prices were mixed in Asia Monday as dealers awaited fresh US economic data...

Qatar Stock Index drops 43.93 points

DOHA: Qatar Stock Index (QSE) dropped 43.93 points (0.35 percent) when the bourse closed tr...

Barwa Real Estate to wind up subsidiary

DOHA: Barwa Real Estate Company will liquidate its local subsidiary Nuzul Qatar llc, a Qata...

Nigerian bank announces early closing due to fuel crisis

Lagos--One of Nigeria's biggest banks on Monday announced it was shutting branches ea...

Asia stocks extend gains, Tokyo lifted by weak yen

Hong Kong--Asian markets advanced on Monday, with Tokyo boosted by a weaker yen after the...

European shares dip, dollar gains after Yellen comments

  Traders work at their screens at the stock exchange in Frankfurt January 23, 2015. ...

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