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Sep 20, 2017
Oil rose on Wednesday, set for its largest third-quarter gain in 13 years, after the Iraqi oil minister said OPEC and its partners were considering extending or deepening supply cuts…
Sep 06, 2017
On-demand air taxis just got one step closer to becoming a reality. Lilium, the German startup whose flying taxis can go from vertical takeoff to horizontal flight, has announced $90m…
Sep 05, 2017
Convenience often comes at a cost. As consumers, many of us are resigned to seeing a surcharge or “processing fee” on goods and services when we pay by credit or…
Sep 01, 2017
Britain is to halve the amount of money it gives in humanitarian aid to Nigeria over the next few years, says the international development minister. The aid worth £200m ($258m)…
Aug 23, 2017
Singapore’s Ministry of Health said on Tuesday seven major drinks companies, including Coca-Cola and PepsiCo, would limit the sugar content of drinks they sell in Singapore. A statement by the…
Aug 18, 2017
The ousted chief executive of Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] rejected a lawsuit filed against him by one of the company's top investors as a "public and personal attack" without merit,…
Aug 10, 2017
Oil futures rose on Thursday after official figures showing U.S. crude inventories fell more than expected, but the market is clearly settling into a range amid quiet trading, analysts said.…
Jul 20, 2017
World Bank Group commitments to help developing countries take on poverty and boost opportunity reached nearly $59 billion in loans, grants, equity investments and guarantees in fiscal year 2017 (July…
Jul 19, 2017
Gold prices held steady on Wednesday, not far from the over two-week highs hit in the previous session, as the dollar crept up from multi-month lows even as fading prospects…
Jul 11, 2017
Morocco's macroeconomic indicators indicate the country is ready to introduce a flexible exchange rate, but delaying the introduction is "not a problem", the International Monetary Fund said on Monday. Morocco,…
Jul 30, 2017
The timing of the G20 summit in Hamburg could hardly be more significant for the German chancellor, Angela Merkel. The world’s leading forum for international cooperation on world economic growth,…
Jul 30, 2017
Optimism about the business environment among Britain's financial services firms declined in the second quarter of this year, according to a survey published on Tuesday. The latest quarterly survey of…
Jul 09, 2017
Chinese and French companies are bidding to help Gambia build up its Atlantic port Banjul to be what industry sources say could be a rival to neighbouring Senegal's Dakar. It…
Jul 09, 2017
It takes approximately nine billion documents to move goods across the globe annually, with a shipper having to pay an extra one percent of the total transaction cost each day…

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