People buy clothes in a store in Beijing on Wednesday. Agence France-Presse
LONDON: Fresh trade war fears weighed on global stocks on Wednesday before a US Federal Reserve meeting, with the dollar holding firm and Britain›s pound subdued on growing fears of a no-deal Brexit. Combative warnings from US President Donald Trump cast a shadow over Sino-U.S. trade talks, which concluded
European stocks and US equity futures were higher on Wednesday after a report fuelled optimism about progress in US-China trade talks, offsetting disappointment about the size of potential US interest rate cuts. Global shares had opened weaker after comments by Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell and St. Louis
President Donald Trump’s planned meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the G-20 summit, June 28-29, has created optimism that a deal to restore normal commercial relations may be possible. However, without extensive changes in Chinese policy and law — and tough enforcement provisions — any deal will prove
The slapping of new tariffs on China by US President Donald Trump has intensified the trade war between the world’s top two economies and the repercussions will surely be felt across the globe. It is unfortunate that the trade war has entered a new phase of turbulence at a time when the global growth
Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), the leading international financial hub in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region, and home to the largest, most developed financial technology ecosystem in the region,
Oil prices hit four-month highs on Monday after attacks on crude facilities in Saudi Arabia fuelled worries over the impact of an oil shock on economic growth, halting a positive run in world stocks and bolstering demand for safe-haven assets.
Marwan Bin Haidar, Executive Vice President of Innovation & The Future at Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) highlighted Dewa’s role in supporting energy start-ups during a plenary session at the 24th World Energy Congress