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Wheat traders cautious as Egypt feud sows confusion

Wheat traders cautious as Egypt feud sows confusion

Egypt’s latest wheat tender drew offers from the fewest companies in two months, as conflicting rulings over the world’s largest buyer’s ever-changing grain standards continued to confuse traders.

Embattled Kobe Steel plant loses last quality badge

Embattled Kobe Steel plant loses last quality badge

The Kobe Steel plant at the centre of a data-falsification scandal that has shaken supply chains around the world has been stripped of all its industrial quality certifications, the Japanese government said yesterday.

Humans becoming less important in world’s biggest market

Humans becoming less important in world’s biggest market

The $5.1tn-a-day currency market is losing its human touch.

Dhaka to sign accord on spent nuclear fuel

Dhaka to sign accord on spent nuclear fuel

Bangladesh is set to sign an agreement on Russia taking back spent nuclear fuel from the proposed Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant on Wednesday.

Bond respite spurs demand for Japan’s best-performing debt

Bond respite spurs demand for Japan’s best-performing debt

Peace, or at least a truce, seems to have broken out in the global bond market and Japanese investors see that as a signal to buy more of the only maturities to make any significant money this year: 20-year notes.

Note 7 fiasco: Samsung to blame irregularly sized battery for fires

Note 7 fiasco: Samsung to blame irregularly sized battery for fires

Samsung Electronics Co will reveal tomorrow that irregularly sized batteries made by an affiliate caused the overheating and fires that eventually forced the cessation of its Note 7 smartphone line, a person familiar with the matter said.

QU chemical engineering alumni participate in Al Majilis event

QU chemical engineering alumni participate in Al Majilis event

More than 70 chemical engineering alumni of Qatar University’s College of Engineering (QU-CENG) participated in Al Majilis event.

Watermelon lovers cope with ‘steep’ rise in price

Watermelon lovers cope with ‘steep’ rise in price

A “steep” rise in the price of large watermelons, weighing 5kg or more, since the beginning of the month has come as a rude shock to consumers as the fruit is a favourite during the peak summer months.

Thrilling Al Jassasiya Cup victory for Al Wasmiya

Thrilling Al Jassasiya Cup victory for Al Wasmiya

Al Wasmiya won her third race this season when Italian jockey Pier Convertino rode her to victory in the Al Jassasiya Cup, a Local Thoroughbred Handicap race that was the feature of the eight-race card at the Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club (QREC) here yesterday.

Resilient Stock Exchange gains 146 points

Resilient Stock Exchange gains 146 points

Qatar Stock Exchange exhibited resiliency on Sunday as it gained a sizeable 146 points, after suffering heavy losses, especially in the previous two sessions.

Nissan half-year net profit rises 25% to $2.3bn on strong sales

Nissan half-year net profit rises 25% to $2.3bn on strong sales

Nissan said yesterday its half-year net profit rose 25% to $2.3bn, lifted by strong North American sales and new models...

Troops deployed as Ebola toll nears 900

Troops deployed as Ebola toll nears 900

Hundreds of troops deployed in Sierra Leone and Liberia yesterday to fight the worst outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus, as the death toll climbed to 887...