A man walks past an electronic stock board showing Japan’s Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo on Friday. Associated Press
World stock markets advanced Monday, helped by investor confidence in upcoming US quarterly earnings and the business outlook, and by hopes for progress towards a coronavirus vaccine, dealers said.
Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso described the yen’s recent rise as “rapid” on Friday, signalling concern that a strong currency could add pain to an export-led economy already in recession because of the novel coronavirus.
A gauge of global equity markets rose to a new high on Friday as US consumer spending in July suggested a strong economic rebound lies ahead, while the Japanese yen surged on safe-haven buying after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe resigned for health reasons.
Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed said on X, “I extend my sincere congratulations to King Salman Bin Abdulaziz, Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman, and the people of Saudi Arabia for the Kingdom's successful bid to host Expo 2030. Through resounding support for Riyadh Expo 2030, the international community continues to recognise the remarkable path towards growth and prosperity in Saudi Arabia.”
This was stated by Badr Jafar, COP28 Special Representative for Business & Philanthropy, during an exclusive interview with Gulf Today, adding that by bringing together over 1,000 leaders from diverse backgrounds.
The Dubai Supreme Council of Energy (DSCE), Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), and the World Green Economy Organisation (WGEO) are organising the 9th WGES on 28-29 November 2023 at Madinat Jumeirah Conference Centre in Dubai
During the meeting, the council discussed a number of government work topics in the Emirate of Sharjah including following up on the progress of work in government departments, and reviewing developments in work on infrastructure projects.