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Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, US, September 21, 2017. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/Files NEW YORK: The S&P 500 closed slightly higher on Friday even though Apple was a drag, as worries about

The logo of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) is pictured at its headquarters in Vienna, Austria, September 21, 2017. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger   NEW YORK: Oil prices ended nearly 1 percent higher on Friday — close to their

ISLAMABAD: The country earned US$ 512.3 million by exporting different food commodities during the first two months of the current financial year as compared the earnings of the corresponding period of last year. During the period from July to August

LONDON: Transport for London (TfL) has revoked Uber’s operating license in the capital, the ITV reported on Friday.  TfL is changing the fees for operating licences based on the size of private hire firms’ operations, in a bid to meet

An internally displaced child plays outside a camp in Hangu, Feb 13, 2014/AFP ISLAMABAD: The World Bank approved US$114 million on Thursday to significantly expand support for families affected by militancy-related violence, improve child healthcare and establish systems for emergency

The logo of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) is pictured at its headquarters in Vienna, Austria, September 21, 2017. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger SEOUL: Oil prices held steady in early Asian trade on Friday as the market waited to

Google hardware executive Rick Osterloh (L) shakes hand with HTC CEO Cher Wang during a news conference to announce Google to acquire HTC’s Pixel smartphone TAIPEI/SAN FRANCISCO: Alphabet Inc’s Google said it would pay $1.1 billion for the division at

WASHINGTON: IMF chief Christine Lagarde warned Wednesday that the US will fall short of its ambitious economic growth goals unless it can accelerate promised policy changes, including tax reform. The Trump administration has said it will push US growth to

source: UPS Twitter WASHINGTON: US package delivery company United Parcel Service Inc said on Wednesday it expected to hire about 95,000 seasonal employees for the upcoming, crucial peak holiday season. These employees would support the expected increase in package volume

ISLAMABAD: The International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), an arm of the World Bank which offers arbitration and conciliation services for governments and private foreign investors’ disputes, has given its decision in favour of Turkish firm Karkey Karadeniz