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UAE, Mexico to boost tourism ties

MEXICO CITY / WAM The UAE Ambassador to Mexico Ahmed Hatem Al Menhali met with Mexico’s Secretary of Tourism Enrique de la Madrid Cordero in the country’s Ministry for Tourism located in Mexico City, to discuss a number of issues of common interest. The two sides reviewed ways to enhance ...

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NBF profit up 15.3%

DUBAI / WAM National Bank of Fujairah (NBF) announced that it achieved to AED145.4 million in net profits in Q1 2018, with 15.3 percent rise compared to AED126.1 million in the corresponding period of 2017. Easa Saleh Al Gurg, NBF Deputy Chairman, said, “This reflects solid core business growth and ...

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Shuaa arm to provide ‘short selling’ at ADX

ABU DHABI / WAM Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) celebrated the joining of Shuaa Capital’s brokerage subsidiary ‘Integrated Securities’ to the list of companies providing the technical short selling (TSS) service at the exchange. This makes Integrated Securities the third company to provide such service on the ADX. The ceremony ...

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Stocks turn mixed as optimism ‘hijacked’ by rates; dollar rises

Bloomberg US stocks pared losses as investors mulled the impact of rising US bond yields and disappointing earnings. The dollar resumed its rally, climbing to the highest in three months. “The sharp sell-off in rates has hijacked market sentiment,” Mark McCormick, the North American head of foreign-exchange strategy at Toronto-Dominion ...

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Metal markets regain strength as aluminum supply becomes steady

Bloomberg After three weeks of intense volatility, metal markets seem to be calming down. Aluminum steadied after a four-day selloff that accelerated after the US decision to ease sanctions against United Co. Rusal. Nickel advanced as the Philippines moved forward with a plan to limit the area of land miners ...

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Stocks turn mixed; Treasury yields breach 3 percent level

Bloomberg Major US equity indexes followed European and Asian stocks higher as the corporate earnings season gathers pace. Benchmark 10-year Treasury yields pierced the 3 percent level for the first time since 2014, while the dollar retreated from the highest level since January. Corporate earnings remained in focus with 180 ...

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Cryptocurrencies rise as April rally exceeds 75%

Bloomberg The world’s biggest cryptocurrencies rose again on Tuesday, extending their April rally deep into its fourth week and taking this month’s increase to more than 75 percent. Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash and EOS helped lead the advance, prices compiled by Bloomberg and show. Market leader Bitcoin climbed 4.4 percent; ...

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LSE heads to confront ‘behavioural issues’

Bloomberg London Stock Exchange Group Plc’s directors should be prepared to confront “behavioural and performance issues” among management, according to a review that absolved its board of blame in the acrimonious departure of former CEO Xavier Rolet. Rolet abruptly left LSE in November amid a battle between the 217-year-old bourse’s ...

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