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Interfaith Alliance Forum in November

Abu Dhabi / WAM The UAE will host the Interfaith Alliance Forum in the nation’s capital, Abu Dhabi on November 19-20, under the auspices of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces. The announcement came ...

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UAE-Saudi non-oil trade surges to $196bn in H1

Abu Dhabi / WAM The UAE-Saudi non-oil trade has grown 1230 percent since the establishment of the GCC Customs Union in 2003 until H1 2018, according the statistics of the UAE Federal Customs Authority (FCA). The total non-oil intra-trade between the two countries amounted to AED720 billion ($196 billion) during ...

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UAE’s Al Dahra to invest $500 million in Romania

ABU DHABI / WAM Al Dahra has announced that following its acquisition of Agricost and Braila Island, the largest consolidated farm in Europe, the company plans on investing an additional $500 million in Romania over the coming five years, in various sectors. This announcement coincides with a visit to Romania ...

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Stocks fall on Rosenstein, trade war risks; oil climbs

Bloomberg US stocks slipped on growing trade tension and after reports that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein will leave his post. Oil climbed and the euro rallied. As a Justice Department shakeup threatened to increase political turmoil, industrial shares led US equity indexes down after China warned it won’t meet ...

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India examines slump in financials for irregularities

Bloomberg India’s market regulator is examining Friday’s sharp moves in shares of Dewan Housing Finance Corp., Yes Bank Ltd. and other lenders for possible trading irregularities, people with knowledge of the matter said. The Securities and Exchange Board of India is looking into whether brokers and investors colluded during the ...

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Investors stay wary as gold mining stocks get cheap

Bloomberg Investors stung by the sell-off in gold are going to need more than cheap equities and stabilising bullion prices to wade back into mining-company stocks. Bullion has slipped 8.2 percent this year as a stronger dollar and expanding global economy diminished demand for the metal as a haven. Miners ...

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Rupiah set for central bank relief as RBNZ puts pressure on kiwi

Bloomberg Two of the year’s worst-performing Asia-Pacific currencies are poised to enter the fourth quarter with dramatically different support from their central banks. New Zealand officials are expected to keep the possibility of a rate cut on the table when they meet on Thursday, wary of a slump in business ...

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Stocks mixed as technology weighs; Treasuries drop

Bloomberg U.S. stocks fluctuated, while Treasuries fell as investors turned attention to the latest Nafta talks. The dollar edged lower. The S&P 500 Index was mixed as technology firms weighed on benchmarks, led by semiconductor maker Advanced Micro Devices Inc., while banks paced gains as the 10-year Treasury yield advanced ...

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