An Airbus A220 passenger jet at a manufacturing facility in Montreal, Canada. Reuters
Euro zone stocks surged on Wednesday as investors piled into firms with big dividends on hopes European Central Bank chief nominee Christine Lagarde will maintain the ECB’s dovish stance, while Italian shares jumped over 2% on avoiding a EU sanction threat. The blue-chip eurozone STOXX index
Fast-growing insurer FWD is seeking to launch operations in China ahead of any initial public offering (IPO) and plans to bolster its non-life business in Asia, its chief executive said, as a potential shake-up looms in the region’s insurance sector. FWD, controlled by Richard Li, the entrepreneur and son of
ZURICH: ABB is pressing ahead with a review of its underperforming businesses and expects a customer slowdown and China-US trade tensions to mean a turbulent year, its Chairman and interim Chief Executive Peter Voser told Reuters. The Swiss engineering company is in a “heavy-lifting phase”, Voser said, completing the separation
TOULOUSE: Airbus sales chief Christian Scherer said it is selling longer-range versions of its A321, while signalling a shift away from chasing market share at any cost and predicting Boeing will emerge quickly from the grounding of its rival 737 MAX.
The Sharjah Directorate of Public Works (SDPW), has completed a project for establishing the Grand Touristic Restaurant in Al Hisn Island, Dibba Al Hisn, worth Dhs10 million.
America’s economy has shown “marked improvement” since the coronavirus pandemic drove it into recession, but the path ahead remains uncertain and the US central bank will do more if needed, Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell
Ahmed Mahboob Musabih, Director-General of Dubai Customs said the non-oil trade between Dubai and Saudi Arabia amounted to Dhs500 billion ($136 billion) in the last ten years (2010-2020), which makes the kingdom Dubai’s biggest Arab trade partner and fifth globally.
Dr Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology, chaired a virtual meeting of the Industrial Coordination Council on Tuesday with the participation of Sarah Bint Yousif Al Amiri, Minister of State for Advanced Technology, and members of the Council.