Traders at the London Metal Exchange in UK. Reuters
The weeks before Easter are usually some of the busiest of the year for bankers, lawyers and consultants in the City of London, as clients rush to get deals done before a run of public holidays. But this year comparatively little has been happening.
News that the eurozone economy grew more than anticipated in the first quarter failed to stir stocks on Tuesday as downbeat Chinese data soured sentiment.
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said on Wednesday it was unlikely the European Union would reach any decision on Brexit at this week’s summit in Brussels.
It was a stark warning about the risks ahead for the global economy, even by the forthright standards of the boss of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).
Nasher, the UAE’s first website dedicated to all matters related to the publishing industry, organised a Ramadan panel discussion ‘UAE Youth and Investment in the Publishing Sector’, to discuss the reality of publishing industry and the key role of Sharjah Publishing City Free Zone (SPCFZ) in supporting this sector.
Prime Minister of Mali, Boubou Cisse, has been briefed on the role played Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development in ramping up the SMEs sector in the country. This came as the African premier and his accompanying delegation visited the Fund’s premises Thursday
China’s Huawei, hit by crippling US sanctions, could see shipments decline by as much as a quarter this year and faces the possibility that its smartphones will disappear from international markets, analysts said. Smartphone shipments at Huawei, the world’s second-largest smartphone