Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday. Associated Press
Global stock markets rose on Friday after JP Morgan›s results kicked off the US corporate earnings season in style, while signs of stabilisation in China›s economy also helped riskier assets on views the growth outlook worldwide is better than thought.
Stock markets rose on Tuesday to new six-month highs after reassuring data about the health of China›s economy and economic sentiment in Germany helped investors brush aside disappointing bank earnings. The latest leg higher in a three-month long global rally comes as a degree of calm has descended across financial markets,
Global stock markets shed over $2 trillion in value in May as the US-China trade conflict escalated, with fears of a trade-related economic slowdown intensifying on Friday after US President Donald Trump threatened Mexico with tariffs.
China’s factory activity expanded in July at the slowest pace in 17 months as higher raw material costs, equipment maintenance and extreme weather weighed on business activity,
Trade in medical goods registered growth of 16.3 per cent in 2020 - compared with 4.7 per cent growth in 2019 when the COVID-19 pandemic was just starting,
Al Aliyo HydroFarms, a hydroponic fodder farm in the UAE, has inaugurated two warehouses in the Sharjah Food Park of Hamriyah Free Zone Authority (HFZA) with initial investments estimated at Dhs9 million.