Kushner and Powell will also meet leaders of Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the UAE
Entrepreneurs and factory owners in Qatar have stepped up efforts to help the country become self-reliant in terms of dairy and food production.
Two explosions in the Philippine capital on Saturday night killed at least two people and injured four others, police and witnesses said.
Bank of Japan governor Haruhiko Kuroda yesterday voiced confidence that the country’s inflation rate will accelerate towards his 2% target as robust economic growth pushes up wages and helps heighten inflation expectations.
Sony Corp shares jumped to their highest since May 2015 after a bullish earnings report triggered analyst predictions that the electronics maker could achieve record profit this year. The Tokyo-based company rose 3% to ¥3,873 at the close in Tokyo yesterday
State-controlled utility Saudi Electricity Co is in talks with regional and international banks about making a US dollar-denominated sukuk issue, banking sources said on Monday.
Chinese central bank governor Zhou Xiaochuan said growth prospects have improved in the world’s second-largest economy, but its monetary policy remains prudent and neutral.
As Opec cuts have expedited the clearing of the global oil market, the key determinant of oil prices is shifting to US shale oil breakevens, which are expected to remain in the $55-60 range, QNB has said in an economic commentary.