Archive of 1 June 2017

Explosions, gunshots heard at resort in Philippines capital

MANILA: Explosions and gunshots were heard at an entertainment resort in the Philippines capital Manila early on Friday and armed police were deployed to the...

Ton-up Root leads England to victory in Champions Trophy opener

  LONDON: Joe Root's career-best unbeaten 133 saw England to an eight-wicket win over Bangladesh in the opening match of the 2017 Champions Trophy at the...

BlackBerry shares jump after bullish investment report

TORONTO: BlackBerry Ltd shares jumped as much as 10 percent on Thursday, extending recent gains after an influential investment firm said the Canadian technology company's...

Wall St rises as strong private jobs data boosts confidence

NEW YORK: US stocks were higher in late afternoon trading on Thursday, with the S&P 500 and Nasdaq hitting record highs, as better-than-expected private sector...

Eni LNG deal raises hopes of Mozambique gas boom

MAPUTO: Italian energy company Eni signed a deal on Thursday to develop a huge gas field offshore Mozambique, the first of a series of projects...

North Sea Crude-Forties diff firms on shorter programme, Ekofisk lower

LONDON: The differential for Forties firmed on a shorter July programme while the price for Ekofisk fell on a more ample schedule for the same...

EU wheat near contract lows on rain relief, export pressures

PARIS: European wheat futures fell on Thursday towards contract lows, weakened by a sharp fall in Chicago, forecasts for rain in French grain belts and...

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