A customer buys insulin from a pharmacy in Ontario, Canada. Reuters
US retail sales surged in July as consumers bought a range of goods even as they cut back on motor vehicle purchases, which could help to assuage financial market fears that the economy was heading into recession.
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.
For just the second time in the history of the women’s World Cup, there will be female coaches on both benches for the final as Sarina Wiegman’s Netherlands take on holders the US, coached by Jill Ellis, on Sunday.
Lee Kun-hee, South Korea’s richest person and chairman of Samsung Electronics Co, died on Sunday, leaving behind considerable assets subject to be potentially inherited by his surviving family as well as inheritance tax.
Commercial Bank of Dubai, one of the leading financial institutions in the UAE, entered into a partnership with Al Fardan Exchange, the leading exchange house in the UAE, to be a channel partner for issuing and topping-up
Dr. Thani Bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, UAE Minister of State for Foreign Trade - following his appointment as new Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors of Etihad Credit Insurance (ECI) - visited ECI’s branch in Dubai.