People walk past sale signs at a shopping district in Seoul. Associated Press
Japan’s annual core consumer inflation ticked up only marginally in October despite the boost from a sales tax hike during the month, suggesting weak household sentiment is keeping companies from passing on the higher costs.
Turkey’s consumer inflation fell to its lowest level in a year in June thanks to a high so-called base effect and a drop in food prices, potentially paving the way for the country’s first interest rate cut since last year’s currency crisis.
The strengthening of national and global food security was the topic on the agenda during the visit of Mariam Almheiri, Minister of State for Food Security, to South Korea last week. Building on the existing strategic alliances that the UAE has with Asia’s fourth largest economy,
Japan’s economy contracted slightly in the first quarter as corporate and consumer spending weakened, a Reuters poll showed on Friday. Exports also deteriorated amid trade disputes and weaker global demand, hurting the trade-reliant economy. Gross domestic product (GDP) is expected to have fallen 0.2% in January-March on an annualised basis,
The UAE Cabinet has approved a landmark decree amending certain provisions of the existing “commercial transactions law” to allow drawers and payees of bounced cheques additional opportunities at reconciliation.
Tower A, the Elite building of Bloom Towers, consists of 255 premium residential units ranging from one-bedroom to three- bedroom apartments with sizes from 700 to 1,600 sqft available to purchase with prices starting from Dhs750,000, offering homeowners and investors great opportunities to secure exceptional long-term value and a guaranteed 8% return on investment for three years.
Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, has launched the Nasdaq Dubai Growth Market, a new market under the umbrella of Nasdaq Dubai.
Dr Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, UAE Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology and Group CEO of the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (Adnoc), reinforced the close and deep-rooted economic ties between the United Arab Emirates