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Sterling hits 7-month high as election nears

Sterling hits 7-month high as election nears

Sterling edged up to a seven-month high against the dollar yesterday, cementing recent gains as traders shrugged off weak economic growth data and kept an eye on the final days of campaigning before Britain’s general election.

Kerala Business Forum hosts 2-day business conclave

Kerala Business Forum hosts 2-day business conclave

The Kerala Business Forum (KBF) recently hosted the first edition of the ‘KBF Business Conclave’, in co-operation with the Indian Embassy in Qatar.

Bedaya holds third edition of ‘Foundation Programme’ to start a business

Bedaya holds third edition of ‘Foundation Programme’ to start a business

The Bedaya Centre for Entrepreneurship and Career Development (Bedaya Centre), a joint initiative by Qatar Development Bank and Silatech,

Just Eat rejects improved Prosus bid, sticks with Takeaway

Just Eat rejects improved Prosus bid, sticks with Takeaway

Just Eat Plc has rejected Prosus NV’s higher bid saying that the latest offer still significantly undervalues the company.

Deutsche Bank vows to avoid capital raise as ECB cuts burden

Deutsche Bank vows to avoid capital raise as ECB cuts burden

Deutsche Bank AG chief executive officer Christian Sewing vowed that the bank will execute one of the largest restructurings in its history without the need for extra shareholder funds as he seeks to build credibility with investors.

Asian governments step up stimulus as growth stalls

Asian governments step up stimulus as growth stalls

Asian governments are starting to do their bit to revive economic growth as central banks gradually pull back on monetary policy easing. Japan’s government announced a stimulus package worth some ¥26tn ($239bn), with about half coming from government spending.

China may back EU’s trade dispute ‘Plan B’ as Trump hobbles WTO

China may back EU’s trade dispute ‘Plan B’ as Trump hobbles WTO

China is in preliminary talks to support the European Union’s backup plan for settling international trade disputes as President Donald Trump’s administration gets closer to scuttling the World Trade Organisation’s role in refereeing cross-border commerce.

Stock markets nervous as US tariff deadline nears

Stock markets nervous as US tariff deadline nears

Key stock markets were soft yesterday and the dollar faltered as nervousness reigned surrounding China-US trade talks with less than one week until Washington is due to impose fresh tariffs on Chinese goods.

Gold’s been on a tear this year and 2020 may see more reward

Gold’s been on a tear this year and 2020 may see more reward

Gold’s impressive advance in 2019 – aided by trade war frictions, easier monetary policy across the world’s leading economies and sustained central-bank buying – may be set to spill into the new decade.

Most Asian markets end down as traders eye tariffs deadline

Most Asian markets end down as traders eye tariffs deadline

Most Asian markets fell yesterday with investors keeping a nervous eye on the China-US trade talks with less than a week until Washington is due to impose fresh tariffs on Chinese goods.

Record in reach for Taiwan share prices heading into poll year

Record in reach for Taiwan share prices heading into poll year

This year’s unexpected 20% rally in Taiwan stocks is poised to close a final chapter in the history of its financial markets.

Risk consultancies see increased demand from investors in UK

Risk consultancies see increased demand from investors in UK

To help shape his investment position ahead of Thursday’s UK general election, hedge fund manager Luke Newman turned to a new source of wisdom.

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