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DEMONETISATION AFFECTS CAR SALES CHENNAI: The withdrawal of old 500 and 1,000 rupee notes affected automobile sales in north and west India but the sales in southern region were not, said a Kotak Institutional Equities report. In a report released …

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Technology

Technology News

PAKISTAN: A FEW GOOGLE HOME OWNERS ALREADY HAVE BLUETOOTH ENABLED: At Google I/O 2017, the company proclaimed that it is working to let owners of Google Home use Bluetooth streaming. It will be available soon on Google Home, which lets …

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Gulf

Gulf News

GCC FOOD CONSUMPTION TO RISE The GCC is all set to witness growth in food consumption on increased consumer base coupled with a higher per capita income, as economies stage a sustained economic recovery from the recent downturn, said Alpen …

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Commodity

Commodity News

OIL PRICES RISE AFTER DROP IN US INVENTORIES Oil prices rose on Thursday after US data showed a surprise decline in inventories, suggesting that a global glut may be ending after moves by OPEC to cut production. Benchmark Brent crude …

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Shipping

Shipping News

HIGHER SHIPPING RATES PUSH BALTIC INDEX UP The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index, tracking rates for ships carrying dry bulk commodities, rose on Wednesday due to strengthening rates across all vessel segments. The overall index, which factors in rates …

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Pakistan

Pakistan News

OGRA SETS LPG PRICE AT RS910/CYLINDER As against the petroleum ministry recommended prices of Rs1,100 per 11.8kg LPG cylinder, the Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (Ogra) on Friday determined that for the month of February the prices of LPG will …

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India

India News This Week

ECONOMIC GROWTH SLOWS DOWN India’s economy is expected to have slowed sharply to a near three-year low in the final three months of 2016, as demand wilted following Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s surprise decision to ban high-value currency notes, a …

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Technology

Technology News

PAKISTAN: A FEW GOOGLE HOME OWNERS ALREADY HAVE BLUETOOTH ENABLED: At Google I/O 2017, the company proclaimed that it is working to let owners of Google Home use Bluetooth streaming. It will be available soon on Google Home, which lets …

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Gulf

Gulf News

UAE CENTRAL BANK DIRECTS BANKS TO LEND MORE TO SMES DUBAI The Central Bank of the UAE has issued draft rules aimed at getting banks to lend more to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) after some lenders had cut their …

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Commodity

Commodity News

GOLD CLOSES UP AFTER CHOPPY TRADING SESSION Gold prices ended a choppy, two-sided trading session on the upside Wednesday. The yellow metal scored a two-week low earlier in the day after weaker US dollar index trumped some upbeat US economic …

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