Good things come to those who wait.
China’s government is grappling with an inconvenient truth: you can’t cut taxes, boost spending and reduce the budget deficit all at the same time.
Twenty-year-old Hua Xia waits patiently in a Beijing conference hall for his chance to chat about alien invasions with Liu Cixin, China’s most-popular science fiction writer who counts Barack Obama and Mark Zuckerberg among his readers.
China has called off planned trade talks with the US and is unlikely to sit down with Washington until after the mid-term elections, according to people familiar with the situation.
Property developers are cutting prices in Hong Kong to lure buyers amid the increasing downside risks in the world’s least-affordable housing market.
Leadership changes are starting to ripple through Bank of America Corp’s investment bank as disagreements over risk-taking and a struggle to keep pace with competitors on US merger advisory spur high-level departures.
The bulls have regained control on the American equity market. The S&P 500 Index capped a second weekly advance, ending the five days less than two points away from its all-time high.
An overhaul of Wall Street’s technology and media sectors will coincide with the quarterly expiration of futures and options, potentially bringing a burst of volume and volatility to trading on Friday and the days that follow.
Investors stung by the sell-off in gold are going to need more than cheap equities and stabilising bullion prices to wade back into mining-company stocks.
Higher oil prices will allow for some positive multiplier effects on Qatar’s domestic demand and also support current account surpluses; QNB said and noted Qatar’s economic performance remains resilient.
Ahlibank has won the ‘Best Bank in Asset Quality’ award in Qatar at the New Age Banking Summit 2018 awards ceremony, organised by UMS Conferences with the support of Qatar Central Bank and Qatar Financial Centre Regulatory Authority.