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GULF STATES: ECONOMICS & FINANCE UAE startup finalist in ‘Billion Ruble Pitch’ at GMIS A UAE startup company is among the 15 finalists that pitched ideas to international investors with the aim of securing up to one billion rubles in …

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India In Focus

India News This Week

INDIAN ECONOMY: OVERVIEW, GROWTH & DEVELOPMENT High food prices push retail inflation to 8-month high The retail inflation continued to climb during the month of June 2019, reaching an eight-month high of 3.18 per cent. The retail inflation figures during …

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Pakistan In Focus

Pakistan News

ECONOMIC TIMES OF PAKISTAN SBP reserves drop 2.6pc to $7.1bn The foreign exchange reserves held by the central bank fell 2.6percent on a weekly basis, according to data released by the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) on Thursday. The central …

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Ports & Shipping

Shipping News

WORLDWIDE SHIPPING INDUSTRY Ship operators cannot afford to turn a blind eye to cyber security The United States Coast Guard (USCG) shares its findings from an investigation into a cyber incident onboard a commercial vessel. In February 2019, a deep …

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Technology

Technology News

PAKISTAN NEWS: Windows 10 Preview Gets Password-Free Logins for All Accounts: In the latest update for Windows 10 Insiders, Microsoft is taking its disdain for passwords to a new level. Microsoft has just released a Windows 10 Preview for Fast …

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World Commodities

Commodity News

WORLD COMMODITIES TRADING Oil flat over tropical storm disruptions Oil prices were little changed on Friday as U.S. Gulf of Mexico crude output dropped by more than half from disruptions caused by a tropical storm, but concerns over a global …

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Gulf In Focus

Gulf News

GULF STATES: ECONOMICS & FINANCE Over 11m pieces of fine chocolate fly on Emirates every year Every year, at least 11 million pieces of gourmet chocolate are sourced from around the world to be served in Emirates’ premium cabins, in …

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India In Focus

India News This Week

INDIAN ECONOMY: OVERVIEW, GROWTH & DEVELOPMENT Budget 2019: old wine in old bottles If you were expecting bold reforms in the maiden Budget speech of Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, after the Narendra Modi-led NDA came back to power with an …

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Pakistan In Focus

Pakistan News

ECONOMIC TIMES OF PAKISTAN ADB accepts $235mn loan for Karachi bus rapid transit Pakistan will get a $575 million loan to build red line bus transit system in Karachi that will facilitate 300,000 commuters every day in the country’s largest …

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Ports & Shipping

Shipping News

WORLDWIDE SHIPPING INDUSTRY Maritime operators set full speed ahead for cleaner ships Shipping historically has never been much of a friend to the environment. Oceangoing vessels have burned heavy oil, the world’s dirtiest propulsion fuel, since they switched from coal …

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