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Country-specific rules of origin in NAFTA unacceptable: Mexico

Author: ReutersSun, 2017-03-19ID: 1489862333818939200 MONTERREY, Mexico: Country-specific rules of origin within the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) would be “totally unacceptable,”…

Week Ahead: Market likely to see stock specific activity

The euphoria over BJP’s resounding victory in Uttar Pradesh assembly elections is likely to keep investor sentiment upbeat for some…

Weekly Wrap: Sensex hits 2-year high, Nifty scales new peak

The Indian stock market witnessed some hectic buying during the truncated week ended 17 March 2017, with the landslide victory…

G20 ministers struggle to find consensus on trade, climate

Author: Hui Min Neo, Tom Barfield | AFPSat, 2017-03-18ID: 1489817911945433400 BADEN-BADEN, Germany: Finance ministers and central bankers from top economies are battling…

Islamic banks in GCC likely to outperform conventional counterparts: Report

Author: Arab NewsSat, 2017-03-18ID: 1489774870324474500JEDDAH: The profitability of Islamic banks in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) is likely to outpace that of…

Trump wants air traffic control operations privatized

Author: The Associated PressSat, 2017-03-18ID: 1489774870304474200WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump is calling for privatizing the nation’s air traffic control operations in his…

$810bn generated from taxes in Arab world

Author: Arab NewsSat, 2017-03-18ID: 1489774870254473300 JEDDAH: Revenues generated from different taxes in the Arab world amounted to around $810 billion from 2011…

Weaker dollar helps lift oil prices

Author: ReutersSat, 2017-03-18ID: 1489774870184472600LONDON: Oil prices rose on Friday, helped by a weaker dollar, as investors weighed the impact of the Organization…

Japan’s exports rise at fastest pace since 2015

Author: ReutersSat, 2017-03-18ID: 1489774679974420700TOKYO: Japan’s exports probably rose at the fastest pace in two years in February thanks to a softer yen…

Cathay pledges to slash staff costs

Author: AFPSat, 2017-03-18ID: 1489774679954420400HONG KONG: Hong Kong’s troubled flagship airline Cathay Pacific said Friday it would slash staff costs by 30 percent…
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