A man rides a bicycle near an electronic stock board showing Japan’s Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo on Monday. Associated Press
Global stock markets sank on Friday following more signs that the COVID-19 pandemic would take a massive toll on economic growth, while oil prices continued to rally on hopes of a cut to global supply.
Robust earnings from Google-owner Alphabet and Twitter took the S&P 500 and Nasdaq indexes close to record levels on Friday, with data showing the domestic economy slowed lesser than expected in the second quarter providing support.
Japan’s government slashed its economic growth forecast for this year largely due to weaker exports, in a sign the protracted US-China trade war is taking a bigger toll on the world’s third-largest economy.
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