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ADNOC energy efficiency plan to save $1bn

  ABU DHABI / WAM The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) said on Tuesday it would implement a host of measures to increase energy efficiency by 10 percent by 2020. The energy efficiency strategy will reduce ADNOC’s gas consumption by 156 million cu. ft a day, thus saving a ...

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UAE launches $50mn renewable energy fund for Caribbean nations

  ABU DHABI / WAM The UAE announced a landmark new US$50 million grant fund for renewable energy projects in Caribbean island countries. Launched by Reem bint Ibrahim Al Hashemi, Minister of State for International Cooperation, the UAE-Caribbean Renewable Energy Fund represents one of the largest-ever single investments in the ...

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ADFD, Costa Rican team discuss strategic ties

  ABU DHABI / Emirates Business Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) met a delegation from Costa Rica led by Luis Guillermo Solís, President of Costa Rica, at the Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi. Welcoming the delegates, His Excellency Mohammed Saif Al Suwaidi, Director General of ADFD, discussed bilateral relations ...

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Emerging-market currencies and stocks slide on trade jitters

  Bloomberg Emerging-market assets declined as concern grew that threats to global trade and growth are proliferating. Mozambique’s international bond tumbled after the nation said it won’t make an interest payment on January 18. The MSCI Emerging Markets Index dropped the most in more than three weeks and a gauge ...

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Emerging-market stocks little changed as Mexico’s peso climbs

  Bloomberg Emerging-market stocks and currencies were little changed after US economic data bolstered the case for higher interest rates that could dim investors’ appetite for riskier assets. Mexico’s peso and Turkey’s lira rose. Shares and currencies in emerging markets struggled to find direction as traders boosted wagers the Federal ...

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US stocks drop as bond rally sinks bank shares

  Bloomberg Treasuries rallied, sending 10-year yields to the lowest since November, while the dollar slumped with US stocks as investors reassessed post-election market moves spurred by speculation Donald Trump’s policies would jumpstart American economic growth. Trump yesterday gave investors little reason to add to bets that had taken the ...

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Asian shares extend gain before Trump speech; Japan rebounds

  Bloomberg Asian stocks extended gains to an 11-week high as metal producers surged. Japanese equities rose as the yen halted its advance against the greenback ahead of US President-elect Donald Trump’s first press conference since July. The MSCI Asia Pacific Index rose for a third day, adding 0.4 percent ...

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