European stocks slip as investors ponder US interest rate move

Traders at their desks in front of the DAX board at the Frankfurt Stock Exchange yesterday....

Eni open to selling stake in Zohr gas field

The Eni logo at a building.   MILAN: Italy’s Eni is open to selling a ...

India’s economy grows by 7pc  in first quarter

Labourers work at the construction site of a residential complex in Kolkata yesterday. ...

Japan factory output down in July

Flames shoot out of a chimney at a petrochemical plant in Kawasaki near Tokyo yesterday. ...

Boeing puts check on supplier consolidation

A Boeing 307 Stratoliner, the first pressurised cabin passenger aircraft, is seen at the Ud...

China is growing at reasonable pace: Li

BEIJING: China’s economy is growing at a “reasonable” pace and, despite g...

S Africa unveils massive power plant

The Medupi power station in Lephalale, as South African President Jacob Zuma opened South A...

Chinese tourists  unfazed by currency fall, market turmoil

Chinese tourists taking pictures against the iconic Merlion statue in Singapore. A record 1...

China fears linger as focus on Fed sharpens

  Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York yesterday. ...

Rate hike hinges on market volatility: Fed

Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer speaks during the Federal Reserve Bank of Kan...

Raising inflation target won’t help

Turkey’s Central Bank Governor Erdem Basci (left) and University of Chile Professor J...

New US labour ruling a boon  for workers

Demonstrators take part in a protest to demand higher wages for fast-food workers outside M...

Profit slides at Australian supermarket giant Woolworths

Sydney: Australian supermarket giant Woolworths yesterday posted a 12.5 percent slide in fu...

Brazil enters recession in Q2

Rio de Janeiro: Brazil has slipped into recession, the government said yesterday, deepening...

Germany ignores calls to boost spending

BERLIN: Germany posted a record-breaking ¤21bn surplus in the first half of 2015 but...

Arabs brace for weak oil for rest of 2015

  DUBAI/LONDON: A second oil price rout of 2015 has forced Arab Opec members to cut...

Turmoil makes rate hike less compelling: Dudley

Caption   NEW YORK: An interest rate hike next month seems less appropriate ...

Gold falls more than one percent

A jewellery vendor selects gold items for a customer in Jakarta yesterday.   ...

Commodity price slump hampers BHP Billiton’s annual profits

A view of the copper/uranium/gold/silver processing plant of BHP Billiton near the Olympic ...

S Africa economy shrinks to 1.3pc

People walking in Johannesburg inner city. South Africa’s economy shrunk in the secon...

Sydney homeowners cash in  on Australian property boom

  SYDNEY: When Ron Buxton bought his sprawling five-bedroom property in Sydney&rsqu...