Traders work in front of the German share price index at the stock exchange in Frankfurt, Germany. Reuters
Euro zone stocks surged on Wednesday as investors piled into firms with big dividends on hopes European Central Bank chief nominee Christine Lagarde will maintain the ECB’s dovish stance, while Italian shares jumped over 2% on avoiding a EU sanction threat. The blue-chip eurozone STOXX index
PARIS: Airbus on Wednesday posted stronger-than-expected core second-quarter earnings, led by the switch to efficient new single-aisle jets, and maintained its profit forecast for the year while warning of delivery challenges in the second half. Europe’s largest aerospace group said second-quarter adjusted
Fast-growing insurer FWD is seeking to launch operations in China ahead of any initial public offering (IPO) and plans to bolster its non-life business in Asia, its chief executive said, as a potential shake-up looms in the region’s insurance sector. FWD, controlled by Richard Li, the entrepreneur and son of
ZURICH: ABB is pressing ahead with a review of its underperforming businesses and expects a customer slowdown and China-US trade tensions to mean a turbulent year, its Chairman and interim Chief Executive Peter Voser told Reuters. The Swiss engineering company is in a “heavy-lifting phase”, Voser said, completing the separation
The Vietnam-UAE Trade and Investment Forum kicked off in Hanoi on Tuesday in the presence of Eng. Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansoori, UAE Minister of Economy; and Tran Tuan Anh, Minister of Trade and Industry of Vietnam,
The world economy is changing at an unprecedented rate. The forces of globalisation and technological progress are altering the way that people all over the planet make a living. Some countries, especially in the emerging world,
Dubai Startup Hub, an initiative of Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, has unveiled its revamped Market Access programme which pairs leading companies in the UAE with startups that offer innovative solutions addressing their key challenges.