Agreements and memoranda of understanding in trade and investment played a key role in bolstering bilateral trade between Qatar and Ukraine, which reached QR257.6mn in 2017, said HE the Minister of Commerce and Industry, Ali bin Ahmed al-Kuwari.
Ford Motor Co chief executive Jim Hackett told Reuters the company was open to investment by automakers and others in its autonomous vehicle business, but cautioned that expanding partnerships with German automaker Volkswagen AG was a “delicate dance.”
Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell said the US economy is strong but could face headwinds next year as policymakers weigh how far and fast to raise interest rates.
Boeing Co and US aviation regulators are weighing whether to issue a software fix for the 737 Max, the aircraft type involved in a deadly crash in Indonesia last month, to ensure that the plane won’t dive aggressively without pilot commands.
Cabinet agrees to invest €3bn on AI research; opposition Greens say plan is ‘more than fuzzy’; German economy risks losing out if fails to embrace change
The wave of optimism we observed on Wednesday after a Brexit deal was announced was clearly premature. The warning from Scottish PM was already a negative sign regarding the evolution of the situation.
British shares suffered and sterling tumbled yesterday as the growing risk of a disorderly divorce from the European Union spooked investors, with leading index the FTSE 100 moving for most of the day in rare lockstep with the domestic currency.
US equities will outshine their international counterparts over the coming year, despite slowing corporate profit growth and increased stock market volatility, several big-name investors said.
Asian markets mostly rose yesterday, with Hong Kong and Shanghai rallying on hopes for an easing of the China-US trade war, while energy firms also enjoyed a much-needed bounce as oil prices stabilised.
PetroChina will merge its wholesale natural gas sales unit with retail provider Kunlun Energy to shore up profits though the move worries independent gas sellers that fear the combination will create a monopoly.