Shoppers queue up outside a Costco store, ahead of a second lockdown in Birmingham, England, on Monday. Associated Press
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.
US retail sales increased by the most in 1-1/2 years in March as households boosted purchases of motor vehicles and a range of other goods, the latest indication that economic growth picked up in the first quarter after a false start.
Japan’s industrial output rebounded more than expected in July, but retail sales declined sharply and production was set to contract again next month, signalling a bumpy road for an economy facing growing global strains.
Facilio, a leading property operations software platform, has announced that it has been recognised by Frost & Sullivan with the 2021 Best Practices’ Product Leadership Award for the Internet of Things, (IoT)-based solution in the building operations and maintenance industry.
Sharjah Islamic Bank (SIB) recorded an increase of 27 per cent in the net profit reaching at Dhs514.1 million for the year compared to Dhs 405.8 million for the same period in 2020.
Malta celebrated its National Day at Expo 2020 with a varied programme highlighting the country’s rich history and culture. The festivities at the Stage of Nations