Asian stock markets have risen after Chinese factory activity improved ahead of a possible US tariff hike on Chinese imports. Benchmarks in Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong advanced.Associated Press
Wall Street’s main indexes fell on Friday after President Donald Trump threatened to slap new tariffs on China over the coronavirus crisis, while a profit warning from Amazon added to the gloom.
Stock markets tumbled across the globe and oil prices slumped Thursday after President Donald Trump banned all travel from mainland Europe to the United States for a month to fight the coronavirus pandemic, ramping up fears of worldwide recession.
The White House was asking Congress on Tuesday to approve a sweeping emergency stimulus package to help businesses and taxpayers cope with the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic.
Brazil’s retail sales ended the first half of the year on a strong footing, official figures showed, surging back to pre-crisis levels as the easing of lockdown measures to combat the coronavirus pandemic continued across the country.
Dr Sultan Bin Ahmed Al Jaber, Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology and COP28 President, said that ALTÉRRA, the catalytic climate vehicle announced on Friday, reflects the COP Presidency’s Action Agenda and the UAE’s efforts to make climate finance available, accessible and affordable.
India’s Nifty reached historic highs on Friday, with the mid-small cap segment also on the rise, fuelled by faster-than-expected economic growth in the September quarter and increased optimism regarding the global interest rate outlook, Shrey Jain, Founder and CEO SAS Online, said.
Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company – Masdar, the UAE’s clean energy powerhouse, is part of an £11billion investment into the UK’s renewable energy sector and is purchasing a 49 per cent stake in RWE’s 3 gigawatt (GW) Dogger Bank South (DBS) projects - which form one of the world’s largest planned
Scotland kicked off its COP28 activity with a St Andrew’s Day Reception following the first day of the conference. The First Minister, Humza Yousaf, joined 21 Scottish businesses and organisations in the food and beverage sector at the VIP business event, who showcased their products, with support from