COMPANIES

Britain remains Tech capital of Europe in 2018

LONDON: Britain's tech scene remains the most attractive and leads with record number of venture capital deals and exists than any...

India based Ola to invest $100 million in scooter-sharing startup Vogo

NEW DELHI: India’s biggest ride-hailing company and a major Uber competitor in the country, Ola has announced to invest a staggering $100...

Google building a $1 billion dollar campus in New York

NEW YORK: Google announced on Monday it will invest over $1 billion dollars in New York City in order to set up...

Top 10 Business Schools In The World 2018

If you are thinking of going to a business school and getting an MBA, it will be one of the most important...

Top 5 British FinTech Startups

LONDON: The great city of London has been the traditional capital of finance and business for the world. More recently, it has also become...

Microsoft’s market value overtakes Apple

SAN FRANCISCO: Microsoft Corp’s (MSFT.O) stock market value closed above Apple Inc’s (AAPL.O) for the first time in eight years on Friday as the...

MONEY

Euro and yen draw investors as dollar becomes uncertain

LONDON: The euro and the Japanese yen gained in thin trading on Monday as concerns about a partial government shutdown in the...

India’s rupee slides as central bank chief quits

NEW DELHI: India’s rupee plunged on Tuesday after the country’s central bank chief quit following a dispute with the government that analysts say raises...

World Bank to invest $200 billion to fight climate change

WARSAW: The World Bank has announced to invest $200 billion between 2021 to 2025 to support countries to take ambitious steps to fight climate...

Sterling set for third weekly drop

LONDON: Sterling fell on Friday and was headed for a third consecutive week of losses as caution grew among investors about the British parliament’s...

Cryptocurrency market crash of 2018

LONDON: This week has seen the most spectacular cryptocurrency market crash of 2018, with bitcoin price dropping to as low as $4,119.  In the start...

Bitcoin drops as Coinbase launches Bitcoin Cash

HONG KONG: Bitcoin prices plunged about 15 percent in Asian trade on Wednesday before recouping some of the losses. Bitcoin fell Tuesday after Coinbase, the...

COMMODITIES

Macron suspends fuel tax to calm French protesters

PARIS: The French prime minister Edouard Philippe suspended increases to fuel taxes for six months in response to weeks of fierce protests. Prime minister Philippe announced...

900 years old gold coins found in Israeli city of Caesarea

TEL AVIV: A treasure trove of rare gold coins and jewellery has been discovered in the ancient port city of Caesarea in northern Israel. Around 24...

Qatar pulls out of Saudi-led oil coalition OPEC

VIENNA: The the gas and oil rich gulf nation of Qatar has announced to withdraw from the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) days before...

Oil price drops; Russia output cut

NEW YORK: Oil prices edged lower on Friday due to concerns of oversupply and a strong dollar but losses were limited by expectations that...

U.S. retail sales, inflation data highlight weak first quarter growth

NEW YORK: U.S. retail sales fell for a second straight month in March and consumer prices dropped for the first time in just over...

New Silk Road, first train from London leaves for China

LONDON: The journey to connect London to China by reviving the old silk road  under China’s One Belt, One Road initiative started with the first...

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