Shoppers at a fruit market in Sao Paulo, Brazil. File/ Reuters
British retail sales jumped back almost to pre-coronavirus lockdown levels in June when non-essential stores in England reopened, giving a boost to beleaguered clothing stores.
US retail sales rose more than expected in June as consumers bought major items like motor vehicles and dined out, but a resurgence in new COVID-19 cases is chipping at the budding recovery, keeping 32 million Americans on unemployment benefits.
US retail sales increased less than expected in July as consumers cut back on purchases and could slow further in the months ahead amid spiraling new COVID-19 infections and a reduction in unemployment benefit checks.
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