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US tax reform is not all good for small companies, say strategists

US tax reform is not all good for small companies, say strategists

Of all the investing themes that were supposed to go smoothly in the year of a landmark tax cut, owning US small caps looked like the closest thing to a slam dunk.

Age no bar as Tuganov, 56, wins with Suspens Floreval

Age no bar as Tuganov, 56, wins with Suspens Floreval

For Vladimir Tuganov, age is no barrier. At 56, the Russian rider is still going strong and is giving the youngsters a run for their money.

Merkel’s party suffers state election setback

Merkel’s party suffers state election setback

Germany’s Social Democrats (SPD) defeated Angela Merkel’s conservatives in a vote in the northern state of Lower Saxony yesterday in a setback to the chancellor as she prepares for tricky three-way coalition talks at the national level this week.

Palestinian PM in Gaza unity visit

Palestinian PM in Gaza unity visit

Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah visited Gaza for the first time in two years yesterday, in a potential first step to ending a decade-long conflict between the two major factions.

80 tonnes of dates sold at Souq Waqif festival

80 tonnes of dates sold at Souq Waqif festival

Around 80 tonnes of dates have been sold in the first eight days of the ongoing Local Dates Festival, the Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME) has said.

Hassad Food launches initiative to support local farms

Hassad Food launches initiative to support local farms

Hassad Food has announced the launch of its newest initiative, Iktefa’, to provide support to unproductive local farms. Such unproductive farms represent more than 80% of registered local farms in the country.

‘Any threat to region is a threat to Qatar’

‘Any threat to region is a threat to Qatar’

HE the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani, has underlined that Qatar has never undermined the collective security of the region, as “we believe that any threat to the region is a threat to Qatar”.

GCC and international accolades enhance Qatar Charity reputation

GCC and international accolades enhance Qatar Charity reputation

Over the past ten years, Qatar Charity has received a large number of awards, certificates of honour and points of excellence at the international,

South Africa to target Asian maize buyers as African supply jumps

South Africa to target Asian maize buyers as African supply jumps

South Africa will need to target Asian markets to boost maize exports this year after bumper crops at home and in neighbouring countries depressed prices and dampened demand in Africa.

Japan industrial output stalls in worrying sign for economy

Japan industrial output stalls in worrying sign for economy

Japan’s industrial output stalled in September in a worrying sign that the economy, already struggling to mount a sure-footed recovery, may be losing some momentum due to weak consumer spending and exports.

Qatar go down to Germany

Qatar go down to Germany

Reigning European champions Germany cruised past Qatar 34-22 to advance to the semi-finals of the Rio Games men’s handball competition yesterday.

Karaevli steps closer to Rio; Qatar’s al-Qadi wins opener

Karaevli steps closer to Rio; Qatar’s al-Qadi wins opener

Omer Karaevli took a step closer to seal his place for this year’s Rio Olympics after the Turkish rider won the Special Two Phases, 145cm event at the Al Rayyan International Show Jumping Championship yesterday.