A general view shows the area outside the Burj Khalifa in Dubai. Picture used for illustrative purposes File/Reuters
The Pavilion reflects the vision of the UAE’s wise leadership to develop and enhance the sector, which transformed the desert into a series of green oases, following clear strategies and initiatives, and drawing on the latest and most advanced agricultural technologies.
Japan’s government slashed its economic growth forecast for this year largely due to weaker exports, in a sign the protracted US-China trade war is taking a bigger toll on the world’s third-largest economy.
World stocks held near two-month lows on Tuesday as slightly more optimistic comments from US and Chinese officials on trade brought some comfort, a day after equities suffered their worst selloff so far this year.
Investor sentiment in Germany picked up more than expected in August, a ZEW survey showed on Tuesday, reflecting hopes that Europe’s biggest economy is on the road to recovery after the devastation caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
Spot gold fell 1.9% to $1,989.77 an ounce by 0952 GMT, retreating from last week's record high of $2,072.50. U.S. gold futures declined 1.8% to $2,003.10.
Market response to the US-China conflict has been limited, but analysts say the confrontations have longer-term implications. Euro/dollar was last neutral at $1.1736, having fallen to $1.1722 earlier, its weakest since Aug. 4.