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Qatar shops see ‘positive trend’ in jewellery industry

Qatar shops see ‘positive trend’ in jewellery industry

Expansion plans are in the pipeline for some of Qatar’s major jewellery shops, which have witnessed a “positive trend” in the jewellery business, according to industry sources.

Macron's lawmakers to propose levy on yachts, gold after wealth tax uproar

Macron's lawmakers to propose levy on yachts, gold after wealth tax uproar

Lawmakers from Emmanuel Macron's party will propose an amendment to France's 2018 budget to tax luxury yachts, supercars and precious metals, a senior party official said ...

Bangladesh customs hit gold bonanza in unlikely places

Bangladesh customs hit gold bonanza in unlikely places

Bangladesh detectives hit the jackpot when they stopped Mohammad Belal at Chittagong airport carrying some surprising excess baggage.

Fake police walk off with gold worth $5mn

Fake police walk off with gold worth $5mn

Thieves posing as police officers walked off with more than $5mn of gold after telling a group of men simply to hand it over, Japanese media reported on Wednesday.

Robbers grab 70kg of gold in dramatic French van heist

Robbers grab 70kg of gold in dramatic French van heist

An armed gang held up a van transporting 70 kilograms (154 pounds) of powdered gold in a dramatic heist near the French city of Lyon on Monday.

Erdogan calls on Turks to convert forex into lira or gold

Erdogan calls on Turks to convert forex into lira or gold

President Tayyip Erdogan called on Turks to convert their foreign exchange into gold or the Turkish lira and said there was "no option" other than cutting interest rates to spur growth.

Al Mourtajez superb in Chantilly victory

Al Mourtajez superb in Chantilly victory

Al Mourtajez looked unstoppable in winning the Qatar Arabian World Cup, winning by an imperious four-and-a-half lengths to not only repeat his 2015 feat, but also to stay in line for the Doha Triple Crown.

Wuheida, National Defense among winners on Arc day

Wuheida, National Defense among winners on Arc day

Al Shaqab’s Karar second in Qatar Prix de la Foret; Speedy Boarding wins Qatar Prix de l’Opera Longines in a photo finish

Postponed looks primed for the Arc

Postponed looks primed for the Arc

The lots have been picked, the draw is over, the stage is set for the ‘greatest horse race in the world’, the Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe.

Maolie fetches 260,000 euros at Arqana sale

Maolie fetches 260,000 euros at Arqana sale

Maolie, a two-year-old filly from the Mandore Stud Farm in south-west France, fetched the highest bid of 260,000 euros at the Arabian Purebred Auction

Gold may emerge as Brexit’s biggest winner

Gold may emerge as Brexit’s biggest winner

Gold may emerge as one of the Brexit vote’s biggest commodity winners should revised forecasts

First exit, now gold rush in London as dealers scramble

First exit, now gold rush in London as dealers scramble

After staying up all night in London to the watch the European Union referendum results, and mourning the outcome....