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Saudi, Iraq cooperation boosts market
BAGHDAD: Saudi Oil Minister Khalid al-Falih made a high profile visit to Iraq on Saturday, calling for increased economic cooperation and praising existing coordination to boost crude oil prices. In a speech at the opening of the Baghdad International Exhibition, Falih said cooperation between Iraq and Saudi Arabia contributed to “the improvement and stability we are seeing in the oil market”. Falih is the first Saudi official
 
 
DFZ companies briefed about VAT
DUBAI: The Dubai Free Zones (DFZ) Council and the Federal Tax Authority (FTA) have organised an informative workshop on Value-Added Tax (VAT) that will be implemented in the UAE starting from 2018. The event drew the participation of more than 70 representatives of companies operating across Dubai’s various free zones. With the aim of helping free zone entities fulfil their tax obligations, the workshop provided a
   
UAE, France to promote innovation
ABU DHABI: Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) and Autorite des Marches Financiers (AMF), France’s financial markets regulator, have signed a cooperation agreement to promote innovation in financial services in the UAE and France. The agreement was signed by Richard Teng, Chief Executive Officer of the Financial Services Regulatory Authority, FSRA, of ADGM and Robert Ophele, Chairman of AMF. The FSRA and AMF share a common
 
 
GE vows $20b asset sales after profit falls
NEW YORK: The new chief executive of General Electric (GE) vowed on Friday to shed more than $20 billion worth of assets and held executives accountable for failing to deliver profits after what he called “horrible” results in the third quarter. GE badly missed Wall Street expectations and slashed its full-year forecast, sending shares down as much as 6 per cent early in the day. But the stock rebounded and closed up 1 per cent
   
West African markets continue to attract FDI inflows
DUBAI: Foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows to West African countries increased 12 per cent to $11.4 billion in 2016, supported by recovering investment in Nigeria, a recent analysis conducted by the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry revealed. The analysis, based on data from United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) was released by the Chamber as it prepares to host the 4th Global Business Forum on
 
 
RBI clarifies move on linking bank accounts with Aadhaar
NEW DELHI: At a time when customers are rushing to link all their bank accounts with Aadhaar, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has clarified that it never issued any such directions, it was the decision of the Indian government. The apex bank further clarified that in applicable cases, linkage of Aadhaar number to bank account is mandatory under the Prevention of Money-laundering (Maintenance of Records) Second Amendment Rules,

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