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$1.36bn deals inked at Sial, ‘date exhibition’

ABU DHABI / Emirates Business The ninth edition of Sial Middle East, the fastest-growing food, beverage and hospitality event in the region, and the fourth edition of Abu Dhabi Date Palm Exhibition concluded on Wednesday at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, facilitating 135 trade deals valued over AED5 billion ...

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DAE signs $535 million revolving credit facility

ABU DHABI / WAM Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) on Wednesday announced that it has signed a new four-year unsecured revolving credit facility arranged by Emirates NBD as sole mandated lead arranger and bookrunner. The initial commitment of $535 million is from a group of eight regional banks. The accordion feature ...

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Innovative companies have bright future in steel sector

DUBAI / WAM Dr Matar Al Neyadi, Under-Secretary of the Ministry of Energy and Industry in the government of the UAE, opened the three-day 22nd Middle East Iron and Steel Conference in Dubai by discussing ongoing regional and international trends, and how the iron and steel sectors of the GCC ...

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US stocks rally on renewed trade hopes; pound climbs

Bloomberg US stocks joined a global rally as the outlook for trade took a positive turn and confidence grew that the British prime minister will defeat a challenge to her leadership. Chipmakers and energy producers led the S&P 500 Index higher following gains in Europe and Asia after the chief ...

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Asia stock traders hit ‘buy’ as US-China trade magic returns

Bloomberg The power of news headlines is back, and a renewed dose of trade optimism is finally lifting Asian stocks from a six-week low. To be exact, the regional benchmark is heading for its biggest jump since December 3, when the market reacted to Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping’s ...

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Stocks rally on US-China trade wagers; oil gains

Bloomberg US equities rallied with European stocks on optimism about the prospects for success in American-Chinese trade talks. Tech shares and automakers led the S&P 500 Index higher after China was said to move towards cutting tariffs on US-made cars. The Stoxx Europe 600 Index surged the most in eight ...

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Pound headed to Brexit lows as UK at crisis point

Bloomberg The UK has reached a crisis point and the pound is heading back towards its lowest levels since the Brexit vote, according to BlueBay Asset Management. A second Brexit referendum now seems the most likely outcome after Prime Minister Theresa May delayed Parliament’s vote on her divorce deal, according ...

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Yuan most volatile since 2015

Bloomberg Yuan traders haven’t been this dizzy since China’s shock devaluation roiled markets more than three years ago. The currency’s 10-day volatility surged above 8 percent on Monday, the highest level since August 2015. The wild trading contrasts with the calm that descended on Chinese financial assets less than weeks ...

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