Micky Lawler, President of the Women’s Tennis Association, gathers with other members of the WTA and tennis players to ring the opening bell at NASDAQ. AFP
Robust earnings from Google-owner Alphabet and Twitter took the S&P 500 and Nasdaq indexes close to record levels on Friday, with data showing the domestic economy slowed lesser than expected in the second quarter providing support.
Global stock markets rose on Friday as investors put economic growth fears and trade jitters to one side, deciding that they had had enough drama and losses for one week.
Global stocks sank to their lowest levels in over two months on Tuesday, as relief from a sharp selloff the previous day on fears about the spreading coronavirus proved temporary.
Emirates SkyCargo has announced that it is stepping up its readiness to handle the logistical complexities of distributing a potential COVID-19 vaccine globally by creating the world’s first dedicated airside cargo hub for the vaccine in Dubai.
World shares slipped to a two-week low and oil steadied after another heavy fall on Thursday, as the global surge in COVID-19 cases and fractious US stimulus talks kept financial markets cautious.
Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Department of Energy Awaidha Murshed Al Marar has said that the department is implementing the directives and visions of the UAE’s leadership to enhance the stature of Abu Dhabi
Mariam Bint Mohammed Saeed Hareb Al Mheiri, UAE Minister of State for Food Security, and Brazil’s Minister of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply, Tereza Cristina, kicked off the third day of the Brazil-Arab Countries Economic Forum.