Archive of 9 November 2017

Farooq Sattar announces leaving MQM-P, politics

KARACHI: MQM-Pakistan leader Dr. Farooq Sattar on Thursday said he has decided to leave the party and politics. Addressing a crowded press conference at his...

Gulf rebounds a bit after slide due to Saudi graft inquiry

DUBAI: Gulf stock markets rebounded slightly on Thursday after a jittery week in which most dropped because of concern about Saudi Arabia's anti-corruption purge, which...

Bank of Italy says mkt regulator informed about Veneto banks’ share sales

ROME: The Bank of Italy said on Thursday that it had provided enough information to the country's market regulator, Consob, to issue a warning to...

Tech stocks pull Wall St lower amid tax bill worries

NEW YORK: Wall Street opened lower on Thursday and the Dow lost 100 points as tech stocks pulled back and skepticism over a Republican tax...

German FinMin: no automatic backing for France on euro zone plans

BERLIN: Germany's acting Finance Minister Peter Altmaier said on Thursday he discussed euro zone reform proposals with his French counterpart Bruno Le Maire during a...

WEEKAHEAD-AFRICA-FX-Ghana’s cedi to weaken amid investor uncertainty, kwacha to firm

ACCRA: Ghana's cedi is expected to weaken next week after the government failed to meet its energy bonds sales targets, while the Zambian kwacha is...

Juncker calls on Europe to reject separatist ‘poison’ amid Catalonia crisis

MADRID: European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on Thursday called on Europe to stand up against separatism at a time when the Catalan independence push has...

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