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Asian markets rally after China, US reach partial trade deal

Asian markets rally after China, US reach partial trade deal

sian investors yesterday cheered a partial trade deal between China and the United States, sending regional markets rallying, though observers were sceptical about the overall significance of the agreement.

Trade thaw sends stocks surging and Wall Street says the rally isn’t over

Trade thaw sends stocks surging and Wall Street says the rally isn’t over

igns of progress in US-China trade talks sent stocks to the biggest gain in a week and had Wall Street handicappers making odds on a bigger rally to come.

Mysterious equity surge produces Indonesia’s newest billionaire

Mysterious equity surge produces Indonesia’s newest billionaire

Ask Nico Purnomo Po about the world-beating stock rally that turned him into Indonesia’s latest billionaire, and he’ll tell you the market is rewarding his property company’s ability to complete big projects in prime locations.

Five key things to watch for as South Africa acts to fix Eskom

Five key things to watch for as South Africa acts to fix Eskom

South Africa has been promising for months to fix Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd, the state power utility that’s drowning in debt, made record losses and is reliant on government bailouts to remain solvent.

How US oil output went from explosive to sluggish

How US oil output went from explosive to sluggish

America’s shale boom got the world accustomed to soaring production. Now growth has slowed, and a cloud has formed over the industry.

Cost of living	declines in September

Cost of living declines in September

Qatar's cost of living, based on CPI (consumer price index), declined 0.75% month-on-month in September despite seven of the 12 sectors treading a flat path, according to the official statistics.

RWE will resist pressure for quicker shutdown of coal capacity

RWE will resist pressure for quicker shutdown of coal capacity

Germany’s biggest power generator will resist pressure from some environmental groups and shareholders for a rapid shutdown of its coal-fired plants much before the country’s deadline to do so by 2038.

Qicca issues final, binding judgments in 18 arbitration cases in 2018

Qicca issues final, binding judgments in 18 arbitration cases in 2018

The Qatar International Centre for Conciliation and Arbitration (Qicca) has said it issued final and binding judgments in 18 arbitration cases out of 22 it received last year.

QFC eyeing more South Korea firms amid increasing trade ties

QFC eyeing more South Korea firms amid increasing trade ties

The Qatar Financial Center (QFC) is eyeing more South Korean firms in view of the growing trade relation between the two countries.

Robust buying interests lift QSE index above 10,400 levels

Robust buying interests lift QSE index above 10,400 levels

Robust buying interests — especially within banking, transport and real estate counters — Monday lifted the Qatar Stock Exchange 120 points

French energy giant Total to buy 37% stake in India's Adani Gas

French energy giant Total to buy 37% stake in India's Adani Gas

French energy giant Total SA will buy a 37.4% stake in Indian gas distribution company Adani Gas, as it looks to capitalise on the South Asian country's push for cleaner sources of energy.

WTO gives final approval to US retaliation in Airbus case

WTO gives final approval to US retaliation in Airbus case

The World Trade Organisation on Monday gave the United States final authorisation to impose tariffs on EU products in retaliation for illegal subsidies given to Airbus, in a widely expected procedural move.

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