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Arab News: Economy

  • newOil crisis puts 300m livelihoods at risk, says IEA chief

    Oil crisis puts 300m livelihoods at risk, says IEA chief

    Tue, 2020-04-07 10:54DUBAI: The jobs and livelihoods of some 300m people are at risk in the current crisis in the global oil business, according to Fatih Birol, executive director of the International Energy Agency (IEA).Speaking exclusively to…
    - 5 hours ago, 7 Apr 20, 4:01am -
  • newUAE bourses on positive territory, driven by stimulus packages

    UAE bourses on positive territory, driven by stimulus packages

    Tue, 2020-04-07 10:49DUBAI: The UAE’s major bourses recorded follow on gains on Tuesday, taking a lead from the previous day’s venture into positive territory as investors cheered the government’s recently announced incentives and stimulus pa…
    - 5 hours ago, 7 Apr 20, 3:52am -
  • newIndonesia sells Asia’s first 50-year dollar bond to fight pandemic

    Indonesia sells Asia’s first 50-year dollar bond to fight pandemic

    Author: ReutersID: 1586237329422477400Tue, 2020-04-07 05:22HONG KONG: Indonesia has raised $4.3 billion, including the longest-dated US dollar bond ever issued by an Asian nation, to help the government fund its battle against coronavirus, accord…
    - 8 hours ago, 7 Apr 20, 1:40am -
  • newDeal on oil cuts ‘close’ as Saudi Arabia enlists G20

    Deal on oil cuts ‘close’ as Saudi Arabia enlists G20

    Tue, 2020-04-07 01:59DUBAI: Saudi Arabia plans to use its presidency of the powerful G20 group of nations in efforts to restore balance to global oil markets.The Kingdom is organizing a special meeting of G20 energy ministers — including the o…
    - 14 hours ago, 6 Apr 20, 7:04pm -
  • newWhite House ‘planning US Treasury coronavirus bond’

    White House ‘planning US Treasury coronavirus bond’

    Author: Tue, 2020-04-07 00:06WASHINGTON: White House advisers have been discussing the possibility of a coronavirus-related US Treasury bond, US President Donald Trump’s economic adviser Larry Kudlow said on Monday.Kudlow said this was a time…
    - 16 hours ago, 6 Apr 20, 5:11pm -
  • newTabreed buys 80% of Emaar’s Dubai cooling business

    Tabreed buys 80% of Emaar’s Dubai cooling business

    Author: Mon, 2020-04-06 23:58DUBAI: Dubai-listed National Central Cooling co (Tabreed) has bought an 80 percent stake in Emaar Properties’ Downtown Dubai district cooling business for AED2.48 billion ($675 million), the companies said.Emaar w…
    - 16 hours ago, 6 Apr 20, 5:06pm -
  • newRolls-Royce scraps targets, dividend on pandemic hit

    Rolls-Royce scraps targets, dividend on pandemic hit

    Author: Mon, 2020-04-06 21:27LONDON: Rolls-Royce is scrapping its targets and final dividend to shore up its finances as the British aero-engine maker’s customers around the world ground planes due to the coronavirus pandemic.Rolls, one of Bri…
    - 19 hours ago, 6 Apr 20, 2:37pm -
  • newEtihad to test new airport medical monitoring technology amid coronavirus crisis

    Etihad to test new airport medical monitoring technology amid coronavirus crisis

    Mon, 2020-04-06 16:22DUBAI: Abu Dhabi carrier Etihad Airways is testing new technology that will allow airport facilities – including check-in kiosk, immigration gate, and baggage drop counter – to detect travelers with medical conditions, the…
    - 24 hours ago, 6 Apr 20, 9:24am -
  • BMW in dash for cash as German car sales plummet amid coronavirus chaos

    BMW in dash for cash as German car sales plummet amid coronavirus chaos

    Author: Tom BARFIELD | AFPID: 1586178604927109100Fri, 2020-04-03 13:09FRANKFURT: BMW is following other German carmakers in pumping up its financial liquidity to ride out the coronavirus crisis, its chief executive said Friday, as car sales in th…
    - 1 day ago, 6 Apr 20, 9:13am -
  • HSBC Hong Kong shareholders mull legal action over dividend suspension

    HSBC Hong Kong shareholders mull legal action over dividend suspension

    Author: ReutersID: 1586173410636629200Mon, 2020-04-06 11:39HONG KONG/LONDON: HSBC shareholders in Hong Kong are calling for an extraordinary meeting with the bank’s management and considering legal action against its decision to scrap dividend…
    - 1 day ago, 6 Apr 20, 7:55am -

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The Economist: Middle East and Africa

  • A lost year in Saudi Arabia
    THE YEAR had got off to a good start for Saudi Arabia. After a sluggish stretch the non-oil economy was growing, and officials were eager to lure new investment. The war in neighbouring Yemen seemed to be winding down. The world had largely moved on…
    - 5 days ago, 2 Apr 20, 10:50am -
  • Some African governments are enforcing lockdowns brutally
    Editor’s note: The Economist is making some of its most important coverage of the covid-19 pandemic freely available to readers of The Economist Today, our daily newsletter. To receive it, register here. For more coverage, see our coronavirus hubD…
    - 5 days ago, 2 Apr 20, 10:50am -
  • A chocolate factory in a conflict zone
    DOMINIQUE PERSOONE, the bad boy of Belgian chocolate, has served powdered chocolate that has been snorted like cocaine at a party for the Rolling Stones and had the sticky stuff drizzled on naked women for a photo shoot. His latest escapade is making…
    - 5 days ago, 2 Apr 20, 10:50am -
  • Why covid-19 has spread among Israel’s ultra-Orthodox
    Editor’s note: The Economist is making some of its most important coverage of the covid-19 pandemic freely available to readers of The Economist Today, our daily newsletter. To receive it, register here. For more coverage, see our coronavirus hubT…
    - 5 days ago, 2 Apr 20, 10:50am -
  • Mozambique’s mysterious conflict is intensifying
    MICHAEL SMELLED trouble before he saw it. In January the 28-year-old from Bilibiza, in the northern Mozambican province of Cabo Delgado, caught a whiff of smoke. A village had been torched nearby. Within hours houses and schools in Bilibiza were burn…
    - 5 days ago, 2 Apr 20, 10:50am -
  • As covid-19 spreads, Arab states are clamping down
    Editor’s note: The Economist is making some of its most important coverage of the covid-19 pandemic freely available to readers of The Economist Today, our daily newsletter. To receive it, register here. For more coverage, see our coronavirus hubI…
    - 12 days ago, 26 Mar 20, 7:03am -
  • Gaza, already under siege, imposes quarantine
    Editor’s note: The Economist is making some of its most important coverage of the covid-19 pandemic freely available to readers of The Economist Today, our daily newsletter. To receive it, register here. For more coverage, see our coronavirus hubA…
    - 12 days ago, 26 Mar 20, 7:03am -
  • Africa is woefully ill-equipped to cope with covid-19

    - 12 days ago, 26 Mar 20, 6:18am -
  • How prayer is changing as a result of covid-19
    Editor’s note: The Economist is making some of its most important coverage of the covid-19 pandemic freely available to readers of The Economist Today, our daily newsletter. To receive it, register here. For more coverage, see our coronavirus hubF…
    - 19 days ago, 19 Mar 20, 11:48am -
  • A hidden war threatens Ethiopia’s transition to democracy
    IN THE CORNER of a restaurant in Nekemte, a town in western Ethiopia, Fisaha Aberra unfolds a piece of paper on which he has scrawled the names of 11 men he says were shot by soldiers last year. After this came mass arrests. Fisaha and two siblings f…
    - 19 days ago, 19 Mar 20, 11:48am -

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