Archive of 16 March 2017

Somali pirates release hijacked oil tanker, hostages

MOGADISHU: Somali pirates on Thursday handed over an oil tanker and eight Sri Lankan hostages captured just days ago, the Oceans Beyond Piracy NGO told...

C$ retreats from 2-week high as post-Fed rally fades

TORONTO: The Canadian dollar retreated on Thursday from an earlier fresh two-week high against its US counterpart as a rally triggered by the Federal Reserve's...

Positive thinking about country’s future developing: Ahsan

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms Ahsan Iqbal on Thursday said positive thinking about bright future of Pakistan was being developed among people across...

Govt to bring people-friendly budget 2017-18, PA told

LAHORE: Provincial Finance Minister Ayesha Ghous Pasha Thursday told Punjab Assembly that the next budget 2017-18 would be exemplary and in accordance with people's aspirations."Pre-Budget...

JPMorgan Chase names new head of retail brokerage

NEW YORK: JPMorgan Chase & Co named the head of its Latin America Private Bank as the new chief executive of its New York-based retail...

VW says prosecutor’s search of VW’s dieselgate lawfirm unacceptable

FRANKFURT: German prosecutors searched the offices of Jones Day, the lawfirm tasked by Volkswagen with investigating its diesel emissions cheating scandal, a step which VW...

Australia shares set to open marginally lower; NZ steady

SYDNEY: Australian shares are poised to open marginally lower on Friday taking cues from Wall Street which saw a fall in healthcare and utility stocks.The...

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