Job-seekers interact with potential employers at a City of Boston Neighbourhood Career Fair in Boston, Massachusetts. Reuters
US job growth slowed sharply in May and wages rose less than expected, raising fears that a loss of momentum in economic activity could be spreading to the labour market,
US retail sales increased by the most in 1-1/2 years in March as households boosted purchases of motor vehicles and a range of other goods, the latest indication that economic growth picked up in the first quarter after a false start.
Activity is contracting in the US manufacturing sector but the number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits fell last week, signs that factories are suffering from a global slowdown even as the broader labour market remains healthy.
US job growth accelerated in November as striking workers returned to General Motors’ (GM) payrolls. According to financial analysts, the country’s economy remained on a moderate expansion track despite a prolonged manufacturing slump.
After the success of its first showroom in Al Ain, 2XL Furniture & Home Décor has announced the opening of a second showroom in the city at Al Ain Mall. It also marks 2XL’s 10th store opening in the UAE, a major milestone for the luxe brand.
A rising number of central banks (CBs) are likely to issue their own digital currencies in the next few years, research by the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) showed, as interest in the technology heats up.
A number of officials, specialists and experts have stressed that the discovery of a new gas field in Sharjah will significantly enhance the Emirate’s economic resources and support the economic development and goals of the Emirate.