Wednesday November 22, 2017
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  • Business

    France threatens Google with privacy fines

    over a year ago

    20 June 2013 France is giving Google three months to be more upfront about the data it collects from users — or be fined. The legal action accelerates a Europe-wide fight against Google over its use of personal data. While the fines threatened are small by the standards of one of... Full story

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    Markets roiled by Bernanke’s exit strategy

    over a year ago

    20 June 2013 Markets were roiled by a suggestion from US Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke that the central bank may be done with its monetary stimulus next year. While stocks and commodities took a pounding on the news, the dollar surged. For nearly five years, the Fed has been... Full story

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    China manufacturing shrinks in June

    over a year ago

    20 June 2013 British retail sales rallied last month on the back of supermarket promotional activity, official data showed on Thursday. Retail sales are an important indicator of consumer confidence, and high-street spending is also an important factor of growth in the British economy. Retail ... Full story

  • Rupee hits new low against dollar
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    Rupee hits new low against dollar

    over a year ago

    India’s rupee hit a new low against the dollar on Thursday after the US Federal Reserve said it could start to reduce stimulus measures for the US economy. The rupee hit 59.93 in morning trade, well below its previous record low of 58.98 reached last week in part on growing concern about ... Full story

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    United Airlines orders 10 Airbus A350 jets

    over a year ago

    20 June 2013 United Airlines said on Thursday that it would order 10 Airbus A350-1000 long-range passenger jets in a deal worth up to $3.3 billion (2.5 billion euros). “We look forward to taking delivery of the A350-1000,” United chairman Jeff Smisek said in a statement, adding... Full story

  • “Indian Property show” opens at Dubai World Trade Centre
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    “Indian Property show” opens at Dubai World Trade Centre

    over a year ago

    Thursday, June 20, 2013; Dubai, UAE……. ...........“Indian Property Show” opened today at Dubai World Trade Centre, Hall No 8; the 12th edition of the Dubai show scheduled from 20th-22nd June 2013, is set to be the biggest ever with 174 stalls and over 100 developers ... Full story

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    Eight ways emerging market brands can crack international markets

    over a year ago

    Dubai, UAE, 20  June 2013 – Global game-changer China is set to dominate emerging market attempts to break into international markets and establish global brands, according to new analysis by marketing experts Nirmalya Kumar and Jan-Benedict Steenkamp. In their new book Brand... Full story

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    Gulf investors buy property in Turkey

    over a year ago

    Dubai: Two out of 24 towers in a massive Turkish real estate project still in progress in Istanbul were bought by a Saudi businessman last Friday, officials at the construction company said. The Saudi multi-millionaire, Ehsan Fareed Abdul Jawad, paid $200 million (Dh735 million) to buy the... Full story

  • Business

    KKR among bidders for Saudi fast food chain

    over a year ago

    Dubai: A majority stake in Saudi fast food chain Kudu has been put up for sale and private equity firm KKR is among the bidders, four banking and industry sources said on Wednesday. Saudi Arabia is the largest Gulf Arab economy and there has been increasing interest among international... Full story

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    Airshow orders top $100 billion

    over a year ago

    Paris: Orders at the Paris Airshow surpassed $100 billion on Wednesday, as planemakers Boeing and Airbus cashed in on demand for fuel-efficient jets and growth in both budget carriers and emerging markets. Ryanair, Europe’s biggest low-cost airline, finalised an order for 175 Boeing... Full story

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