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Brent steady at $108, ME violence hikes supply fears

Brent steady at $108, ME violence hikes supply fears

November 16, 2012 6:27 am

SINGAPORE: Brent futures held around $108 a barrel on Friday, as uncertainties surrounding the global economic outlook weighed on prices, while a showdown between Israel and the Palestinians stoked worries about supply.Oil...
 
US credit rating could again take hit in 2013

US credit rating could again take hit in 2013

November 15, 2012 6:36 am

NEW YORK: In 2011, the United...
IMF's Lagarde says “nowhere to hide” as slowdown affects Asia

IMF's Lagarde says “nowhere to hide” as slowdown affects Asia

November 14, 2012 11:16 am

KUALA LUMPUR: There is “nowhere to...

NBP agrees to provide Rs6.1 billion loan to Pakistan Railways

NBP agrees to provide Rs6.1 billion loan to Pakistan Railways

November 14, 2012 8:09 am

Staff ReportLAHORE: National Bank of Pakistan...
China turns to machines as farmers seek fresh fields

China turns to machines as farmers seek fresh fields

November 14, 2012 7:10 am

BAOQUANLING, China: China needs to replace...

Asian stocks lack impetus as fiscal cliff clouds outlook

Asian stocks lack impetus as fiscal cliff clouds outlook

November 14, 2012 6:50 am

SINGAPORE: Asian stocks edged up on...
Rivals dig in as “fiscal cliff” drama debuts

Rivals dig in as “fiscal cliff” drama debuts

November 14, 2012 6:46 am

WASHINGTON: Both sides in the US...

Anti-austerity strikes sweep southern Europe

Anti-austerity strikes sweep southern Europe

November 14, 2012 6:42 am

MADRID/LISBON: Spanish and Portuguese workers will...
Australia shares steady after selldown

Australia shares steady after selldown

November 14, 2012 3:07 am

MELBOURNE: Australian shares inched up 0.1...
 
New Lumia phones seen winning Nokia more time

New Lumia phones seen winning Nokia more time

November 13, 2012 7:50 pm

HELSINKI: Nokia's new Lumia smartphones are...
Hyundai's focus on quality risks emerging market share

Hyundai's focus on quality risks emerging market share

November 13, 2012 7:40 pm

SRIPERUMBUDUR/SEOUL: Running around the clock and...

EU, IMF clash over Greece revives debt crisis fears

EU, IMF clash over Greece revives debt crisis fears

November 13, 2012 10:30 am

BRUSSELS: A clash between Greece's international...
China sells jetliners, may spur Eastern revival

China sells jetliners, may spur Eastern revival

November 13, 2012 3:25 am

ZHUHAI: China announced 50 new orders...

Indiian rupee falls to 2-month low, erasing post-reform rally

Indiian rupee falls to 2-month low, erasing post-reform rally

November 12, 2012 9:54 pm

NEW DELHI: The rupee fell to...
Diageo's India splash won't get Kingfisher flying

Diageo's India splash won't get Kingfisher flying

November 12, 2012 8:33 pm

SINGAPORE: Diageo's (DGE.L) $2.1 billion acquisition...

India's ambitious plan to cut red tape gets tangled in red tape

India's ambitious plan to cut red tape gets tangled in red tape

November 12, 2012 8:44 am

NEW DELHI: India's boldest attempt in...
European austerity protests far from revolution

European austerity protests far from revolution

November 12, 2012 8:36 am

PARIS: In a cafe near the...
 
 
 
 

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