Economy

Jordan downgrades diplomatic relations with Qatar, revokes license of Al Jazeera

His Excellency noted that president Trump repeated that remark several times during the meeting. Kuwait on Tuesday began mediating between Qatar and the Arab nations that cut ties to the energy-...

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Pound faces another bout of volatility with UK election

After beginning this week trading at 1.2888, GBP/USD has largely trended above the week's opening levels. May's Conservatives had 330 seats when the snap election was called in April. Monday saw...

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Siding against ally Qatar, Trump injects USA into Arab crisis

Some 8,000 USA military personnel are stationed at al Udeid in Qatar, the largest U.S. air base in the Middle East and a staging ground for US-led strikes on the Islamic State militant group that ha...

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Trump hails Arab countries for ostracising Qatar

The sudden isolation has spurred Qatar to hold talks with Turkey, Iran and others to secure food and water supplies, said a Qatari official. The stories included statements of support to Iran by...

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Trump calls Qatar emir as efforts build to end crisis

Geopolitical expert Azmi Hassan said although airspace had been closed, neighbouring countries of Qatar have no right to prohibit any commercial airlines, including Qatar Airways , due to their respo...

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Payments in UAE banking system normal, c.bank says after Qatar rift

A top Emirati diplomat has told The Associated Press that the United Arab Emirates was not behind the alleged hack that targeted the state-run Qatar News Agency. He didn't take sides. Yemen's ...

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China's trade growth rebounds in May

China's trade growth rebounds in May

Last month Chinese exports were up 8.7 per cent year on year, and imports were up 14.8 per cent, with a trade surplus of $40.81 billion, according to the General Administration of Customs. Exports ben...

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North Korea fires suspected land-to-ship missiles

It also comes a day after South Korea said it will hold off on installing remaining components of a controversial USA anti-missile defense system that has angered North Korea's main ally, China. How...

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Former FBI Director James Comey testifies on Capitol Hill

His remarks paint a picture of an Federal Bureau of Investigation director so disconcerted by his interactions with the president that he began keeping written memos of their private discussions. Some...

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Germany's April factory production rises in good sign for Q2

But construction activity edged down and fewer consumer goods rolled off production lines. Manufacturing has increased in each month of this year for which data are available and rose 0.4 per cent i...

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President Trump to focus on aging infrastructure during Cincinnati visit

In the speech, the president also pressed the Senate to send him a health care bill, criticized congressional Democrats as "obstructionists" and revisited his controversial decision to pull the USA ou...

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Reviewing Individual Broker Targets Of Azure Midstream Partners, LP (AZUR)

Reviewing Individual Broker Targets Of Azure Midstream Partners, LP (AZUR)

The stock increased 0.73% or $0.25 during the last trading session, reaching $34.7. Investors may be tracking certain levels on shares of Martin Midstream Partners LP (MMLP). $189,176 worth of stock...

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Theresa May Criticizes Trump for Sparring With London Mayor

Trump's initial tweetstorm took issue with Khan's contention that Londoners carry on as normal, saying "there's no need to be alarmed " despite a pending increase in police activity on the street...

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FBI Reportedly Suspects Russian Hackers Planted Fake News Story Behind Qatar Crisis

During a news conference in Australia, Tillerson said the United States was encouraging the countries "to sit down together " and address irritants that he said had "bubbled up" for some time . "S...

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Reed to seek answers Thursday from ex-FBI director Comey

Trump complained the investigation was a "cloud" over his administration that needed to be lifted, Comey said . "What we're watching in real time is an obstruction of justice case unfolding", said ...

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Antero Resources Corp (AR) Announces Quarterly Earnings Results

It closed at $4.45 lastly. Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) has risen 13.83% since June 7, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 6.84% the S&P500. The analyst with the lowest target price vie...

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United Kingdom election: Making Britain great again?

United Kingdom polls today opened with about 46 million eligible voters expected to cast their ballot to choose between Prime Minister Theresa May and Opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn under the...

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RBI keeps repo rate unchanged; reduces SLR by 50 bps

RBI keeps repo rate unchanged; reduces SLR by 50 bps

Risks are evenly balanced, although the spatial and temporal distribution of the monsoon and the government staying the course in effective food management will play a critical role in the evolution o...

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Pakistan back in the race as rain helps their cause

Pakistan back in the race as rain helps their cause

South Africa had the opportunity to all but guarantee their progress to the last four with a match to spare but found the boundary rope on only 12 occasions in their 50 overs, which proved pivotal ...

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India set to launch heaviest satellite

The twenty five and a half hour countdown for the launch of Indian Space Research Organization ISRO's heaviest ever rocket GSLV Mark III D-1 has begun at 3.58 this evening. "The rocket's design ...

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Emirati diplomat to AP: 'Nothing to negotiate' with Qatar

Gargash pointed out the tens of millions of dollars paid to Shiite militias and others to free dozens of Qatari ruling family members and others in Iraq after 16 months in captivity. The Gulf countrie...

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Stockpile Hike Leads to Plunging Oil Prices

Stockpile Hike Leads to Plunging Oil Prices

Crude output in the United States, which is not participating in the cuts, has jumped more than 10 per cent since mid-2016 to 9.34 million bpd, close to levels of top producers Saudi Arabia and Ru...

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Senegal recalls Qatar ambassador, backs Saudi in Gulf row

Senegal recalls Qatar ambassador, backs Saudi in Gulf row

It's a change in tone for a president who had seemed to welcome the crisis brewing among America's Mideast allies. In a series of three Twitter posts Tuesday, Trump seemed to take credit for...

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Friday is National Doughnut Day! Get Your Freebies

Friday is National Doughnut Day! Get Your Freebies

Like we needed an excuse to grab a donut on the way to work- but, Friday is National Donut Day! National Donut Day , first declared in 1954 by President Dwight D. No purchase necessary - just hea...

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Trump speaks to Qatar emir, offers help in resolving crisis -White House

The incident - which pits several nations against Qatar, home to some 10,000 American troops and a major USA military base - marks the biggest diplomatic crisis in the Persian Gulf since the 1991 US...

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Eve of vote polls suggest PM May will boost majority

Prime Minister Theresa May called the snap election in hopes of increasing the Conservative Party's slim majority in Parliament, and strengthening her hand in European Union exit talks. This w...

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Police arrest man in connection to London terror attack

Eight officers shot the attackers dead, minutes after the three drove into pedestrians on London Bridge and then stabbed people in Borough Market , leaving eight dead. The second man, Rachid Redou...

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Trump, Saudi King Discuss Goal of Stopping Financing of Terrorist Groups

Trump, Saudi King Discuss Goal of Stopping Financing of Terrorist Groups

Even as Trump applauded the Arab countries' move, the Pentagon on Tuesday renewed praise of Qatar for hosting USA forces and its "enduring commitment to regional security". Qatar wants to give Kuw...

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FAA Reacts To President Trump's Air Traffic Control Proposal

FAA Reacts To President Trump's Air Traffic Control Proposal

Trump's plan would see a private, non-profit corporation operate and manage air traffic control across the entire US. In an attempt to gain support for the plan , which fell short in Congress past ...

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British election: What you need to know

She was accompanied by her husband Philip as she visited the Southampton, Norwich, Nottinghamshire and the West Midlands. May has been ridiculing the prospect of Corbyn representing the United Kingd...

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