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The Asian Development Bank (ADB) approved $1 billion in immediate budget support to Pakistan to shore up the country’s public finances and help strengthen economy besides approving $300 million to support energy sector reforms.
Egypt will remove subsidies on most energy products by June 15, it told the International Monetary Fund in a January letter released by the IMF on Saturday as part of a review of Cairo’s three-year, $12 billion loan programme with the lender.
Egypt introduced its latest round of fuel subsidy cuts on Friday, raising domestic prices by between 16% and 30% as it nears the end of an IMF-backed economic reform programme.
Masdar announced on Monday that it is joining forces with the Abu Dhabi Department of Energy, Etihad Airways, Lufthansa Group, Khalifa University of Science and Technology, Siemens Energy,
Dubai Financial Market (DFM) on Monday hosted a bell ringing ceremony to celebrate the commencement of Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) trading with the listing of Al Mal Capital’s REIT.
The Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI), on Monday launched Sharjah’s first Portuguese Business Council, one of the most prominent outcomes of the chamber’s business council’s initiative earlier announced to set up business councils
Global stock markets sank on Monday as soaring COVID-19 cases offset investor hopes of a quick economic recovery, even after data showing that the Chinese economy rebounded faster-than-expected in the fourth quarter of 2020.