An employee at a textile factory in Haian county, China. Reuters
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.
General Motors (GM) and Ford Motor announced their quarterly sales in China fell, albeit at a slower pace sequentially, as the US automakers were hit by a slowing economy amid the Sino-US trade war.
Bolstered by improving sales and better margins, profits for China’s industrial companies rose in May, bucking a months-long downtrend. But analysts are unsure if the modest gains can last. China’s industrial profits have been faltering for over a year
The global manufacturing activity expanded in July, adding to hopes the sector is emerging from the hit of the coronavirus pandemic.
The UAE, Saudi Arabia and Egypt drew up to 65.4 per cent of the total FDI inflows to the Arab nations in Q1-2020, according to a report released by the Arab Investment & Export Credit Guarantee Corporation (Dhaman)
Sheikh Ahmed Bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, Chairman of the Ajman Free Zone, AFZ, has launched AFZ’s eight new economic incentives for the second half of 2020.
The Dubai Real Estate Institute (DREI), in Dubai Land Department, DLD, is organising the first virtual real estate conference titled ‘Real Estate post-COVID-19 - Challenges and Solutions,’ in cooperation with a number of entities in Saudi Arabia.