Archive of 8 October 2019

White House blocks US diplomat impeachment probe testimony

The White House on Tuesday blocked a top US diplomat from speaking to Congress. European Union Gordon Sondland had voluntarily agreed to be deposed...

Strong Pakistan means strong advocate for Kashmir: Masood

The AJK president, in his opening remarks, thanked the NDU management for actively organizing workshops, talks and conferences on the Kashmir issue. President Masood...

Russia forecasts oil price at $50

One of the world's biggest energy producers, is basing its economic forecasting on an oil price of $50 per barrel. The forecast is below...

New IMF chief Georgieva says world suffering ‘synchronized slowdown’

Grinding trade disputes are undermining the global economy, which is set to see its slowest growth in nearly a decade. The fund is due...

Nigeria’s Buhari unveils record budget

Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday unveiled a record budget plan to lawmakers. The government put the growth rate at just over 2 percent for the...

Sterling sinks as Merkel downbeat on Brexit deal outlook

The British pound dived Tuesday after German Chancellor Angela Merkel reportedly warned that a Brexit. Merkel told British Prime Minister Boris Johnson that a...

TSX drops on concerns around upcoming China-U.S. trade talks

The TSX posted six new 52-week highs and five new lows. The energy sector dropped 2.0pc, tracking a slide in oil prices. Canadian stocks fell...

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