Customers at a supermarket in Qingdao, China. Agence France-Presse
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.
General Motors (GM) and Ford Motor announced their quarterly sales in China fell, albeit at a slower pace sequentially, as the US automakers were hit by a slowing economy amid the Sino-US trade war.
Bolstered by improving sales and better margins, profits for China’s industrial companies rose in May, bucking a months-long downtrend. But analysts are unsure if the modest gains can last. China’s industrial profits have been faltering for over a year
A delegation from Azerbaijan joined by businessmen representing 27 companies recently visited Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s headquarters where they held 204 meetings with potential UAE investors.
The UAE’s theme for the next year - ‘2020: Towards the next 50 years’ would catapult the country towards unprecedented development in economy, education, infrastructure, health, and connectivity, experts and businessmen have said.
China has suspended additional tariffs on some US goods that were meant to be implemented on Dec. 15, the State Council’s customs tariff commission said on Sunday, after the world’s two largest economies agreed a “phase one” trade deal on Friday.
The US-India Business Council (USIBC) has announced its support for the Atlantic Council Global Energy Forum to be held in Abu Dhabi next month. This will bring India into the ambit of the premier international gathering of government,