Archive of 31 August 2018

Dollar gains for 2nd day as global trade tension heats up

NEW YORK: The dollar rose for a second straight session on Friday on concerns about global trade conflict as the United States sparred with the...

World Bank offers ‘strong support’ for Argentina amid market turbulence

WASHINGTON: The World Bank expressed "strong support" for Argentina on Friday, days before the government of President Mauricio Macri was set to unveil new economic...

Trade uncertainties bog down Wall St, Apple offers some relief

The S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average dipped on Friday as jitters over ongoing trade talks between the United States and other major...

EU wheat ends month on a firm tone on tight supply concerns

PARIS: European wheat rose on Friday on concerns about availability on the world market with lower than expected supplies in the European Union and Canada...

Bulgaria sees fiscal surplus at 2.4pc/GDP at end-August

SOFIA: Bulgaria expects to post a fiscal surplus of 2.4 percent of gross domestic product on a cash basis at the end of August, the...

Shares extend fall on Trump trade threats

NEW YORK: Global stocks were poised on Friday to end August much as they began the month - under the dark cloud of a potentially...

Russia’s Putin says killing of Ukraine rebel leader a ‘dastardly’ crime

MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin called the killing of east Ukraine separatist leader Alexander Zakharchenko on Friday a "dastardly" act that aimed to destabilise the...

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