|9/28/2016 3:00:19 AM|| Italy slashes growth forecasts AFP|
|(MENAFN - AFP) Italy's centre-left government has reacted to fresh evidence of a stalling economy by slashing its growth forecasts for this year and next.
Speaking late Tuesday after a lengthy ...|
|9/28/2016 2:00:20 AM|| Clinton debate showing lifts stocks but oil weighs AFP|
|(MENAFN - AFP) Global stocks got a boost Tuesday from Democrat Hillary Clinton's strong performance in the first US presidential debate.
Equity markets in Asia finished solidly higher, along with US ...|
|9/28/2016 1:01:55 AM|| Nike turns in solid quarter after Olympics AFP|
|(MENAFN - AFP) Global sports gear titan Nike reported solid revenue growth and beat analyst earnings forecasts for its fiscal first quarter Tuesday, despite a cost surge tied to the Brazil ...|
|9/28/2016 1:01:54 AM|| Greek lawmakers pass fresh reforms sought by creditors AFP|
|(MENAFN - AFP) The Greek parliament on Tuesday adopted fresh austerity measures sought by its international creditors, including expediting privatisation of utility companies.
The reforms were ...|
|9/28/2016 1:01:53 AM|| World Bank unanimously reappoints President Jim Yong Kim AFP|
|(MENAFN - AFP) The board of the World Bank has unanimously agreed to name Jim Yong Kim to a second term as president, the global lender announced Tuesday.
Kim had been the only candidate in a ...|
|9/28/2016 1:01:53 AM|| Microsoft teams with Bank of America on 'blockchain' AFP|
|(MENAFN - AFP) Microsoft and Bank of America Merrill Lynch on Tuesday announced they are working together to make financial transactions more efficient with blockchain technology -- the foundation of ...|
|9/28/2016 1:01:52 AM|| Brazil economy 'poised' for return to growth: US treasury chief AFP|
|(MENAFN - AFP) The US treasury chief praised Brazil's new government on Tuesday and said the Latin American giant is "poised" to exit a painful recession and return to economic growth.
|9/28/2016 1:01:51 AM|| Morocco signs deal for major Boeing hub AFP|
|(MENAFN - AFP) Morocco signed an agreement with Boeing on Tuesday to build a new hub for the US aerospace giant that officials hope will create thousands of skilled jobs.
King Mohammed VI oversaw ...|
|9/28/2016 1:01:23 AM|| Bank of England begins corporate debt purchases AFP|
|(MENAFN - AFP) The Bank of England on Tuesday began buying Â£10 billion of corporate debt under a wide-ranging stimulus programme aimed at propping up the economy after Britain voted to exit the EU. ...|
|9/28/2016 1:00:52 AM|| Oil slumps as Iran-Saudi discord dims freeze prospects AFP|
|(MENAFN - AFP) Iran on Tuesday ruled out an imminent agreement with other major oil producers to freeze output as regional rivalry with Saudi Arabia hindered efforts to reverse a price slump.