Category Archives: Economy

Saudi Arabia’s Non-Oil Export Rises

Riyadh, September 18 (QNA) – The value of Saudi Arabia’s non-oil commodity exports in the second quarter of 2014 amounted to SR 56,461 million, up by (12.7 %) compared to the same period of 2013, …

Gold Futures at Multi-Month Lows

Singapore, September 18 (QNA) – Gold futures reached its lowest price levels since January on Thursday, after the Federal Reserve brought forward its outlook for rising interest rates.

On the Comex division of the New …

Japan, US to hold ministerial meeting on TPP next week

Tokyo, September 18 (QNA) – Japan and the United States will hold ministerial talks next week over remaining bilateral issues related to a Pacific Rim free trade initiative, a Japanese official said.

Akira Amari, Japan’s …

Qatar Exchange Index Gains 185.45 Points

Doha, September 18 (QNA) – Qatar Exchange index maintained its upward graph Thursday with all sectorial indices in the green zone when the bourse closed trading at 14,350.50 points, up 185.45 points (+1.31%).

The trading …

S&P Moves Qatar to Its Emerging Market Index

Doha, September 18 (QNA) – Standard & Poor’s (S&P) Dow Jones announced Thursday that the decision issued in October of last year to upgrade the classification of the Qatari market from frontier to emerging market …

China Stocks Close Higher Thursday

Beijing, September 18 (QNA) – China’s stock index futures closed higher on Thursday with the contract for September, the most actively traded, closing 0.2% higher at 2,405.8 points.

The October contract gained 0.25% to end …

Japan Logs 948.5 Billion Yen Trade Deficit in August

Tokyo, September 18 (QNA) – Japan remained in the red in goods trade for the 26th straight month with a deficit of 948.5 billion yen in August — the longest period since comparable data became …