A woman carries shopping in a plastic bag, in London. Reuters/File
Britain’s economy unexpectedly shrank in the second quarter of the year on Brexit turmoil, official data showed on Friday, placing the country on the verge of recession and sending the pound tumbling to a 2.5-year low.
An indicator measuring expectations for the next three months was the strongest since October last year at +9%.
Britain should delay Brexit beyond Oct.31 rather than leave the European Union (EU) without a deal, which would be particularly harmful to large carmakers, the head of the sector’s industry body told Reuters.
As the UK reshapes its future trade policy during the post-Brexit transition period, the UAE — UK’s largest export market in the Middle East and the 13th biggest globally — has become one of its first trade allies to reaffirm its commitment in trade relations.
President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan has issued a decree overhauling foreign ownership rules of commercial companies. The first of a kind in the GCC region, the 100% ownership of the business in the UAE
Dubai Islamic Bank, DIB, rang the market-opening bell on Tuesday to celebrate the listing of a $1 billion Sukuk on Nasdaq Dubai. The Sukuk achieved a strong 5.7 times subscription rate, attracting more than 150 high-quality investors
In order to foster bilateral cooperation and to provide advanced, innovative services and facilities development to the business community in the UAE, the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) on Tuesday signed