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  • SEOUL/ TOKYO/ MILAN, March 23- The world's biggest liquefied natural gas buyers, all in Asia, are clubbing together to secure more flexible supply contracts in a move which shifts power to importers from producers as oversupply grows. Korea Gas Corp said on Thursday it had signed a memorandum of understanding in mid-March with Japan's JERA and China National...

  • *Britain follows U.S. lead, citing security concerns. WASHINGTON/ LONDON March 21- The United States and Britain on Tuesday imposed restrictions on carry-on electronic devices on planes coming from certain airports in Muslim-majority countries in the Middle East and North Africa in response to unspecified security threats. President Donald Trump was...

  • *Britain follows U.S. lead following security concerns. WASHINGTON/ LONDON March 21- The United States and Britain on Tuesday imposed restrictions on carry-on electronic devices on planes coming from certain airports in Muslim-majority countries in the Middle East and North Africa in response to unspecified security threats. President Donald Trump was...

  • WASHINGTON/ LONDON March 21- The United States and Britain on Tuesday imposed restrictions on carry-on electronic devices on planes coming from certain airports in Muslim-majority countries in the Middle East and North Africa in response to unspecified security threats. Britain took similar steps, with a spokesman for Prime Minister Theresa May saying...

  • DUBAI, March 21- New U.S.restrictions on passengers carrying electronics on some flights to the United States will be in place initially for nearly seven months before it is reviewed. A U.S. Department of Homeland Security spokeswoman termed that date "a placeholder for review" of the rule. The United States will this week restrict passengers travelling from...

  • WASHINGTON March 21- The Trump administration on Tuesday imposed restrictions on carry-on electronic devices on planes coming to the United States from 10 airports in Muslim-majority countries in the Middle East and North Africa in response to unspecified terrorism threats. The airports are in Cairo; Istanbul; Kuwait City; Doha, Qatar; Casablanca, Morocco;...

  • WASHINGTON, March 21- The Trump administration on Tuesday imposed restrictions on carry-on electronic devices on planes coming to the United States from 10 airports in Muslim-majority countries in the Middle East and North Africa in response to unspecified terrorism threats. The airports are in Cairo; Istanbul; Kuwait City; Doha, Qatar; Casablanca, Morocco;...

  • DUBAI, March 21- New restrictions on passengers carrying electronics on U.S. flights will be in place for nearly seven months, an Emirates spokeswoman said on Tuesday. The Department of Homeland Security will require passengers travelling from 10 Middle East airports, including Emirates' Dubai hub, to stow electronic devices larger than a mobile phone with...

  • WASHINGTON, March 21- The Trump administration confirmed Tuesday it is imposing new restrictions on electronic devices carried by travelers coming to the United States from 10 airports mainly in the Middle East and North Africa in response to unspecified terror threats. The Department of Homeland Security will require passengers coming to the United...

  • Royal Jordanian Airlines to ban laptops, iPads, cameras and other electronics from carry-on baggage on all US-bound flights.

    The U.S. government is temporarily barring passengers on certain flights from bringing electronics in carry-on luggage.

  • FRANKFURT, March 9- Deutsche Bank's top three investors, who together own almost 20 percent of its stock, are likely to back its latest capital hike, people familiar with the matter said, although smaller shareholders are sceptical about its turnaround plan. John Cryan, Deutsche's CEO, is likely to be able to count on the support of U.S. fund manager Blackrock, a group...

  • GENEVA, Feb 22- A global agreement to boost trade by cutting red tape and streamlining border checks came into force on Wednesday, promising a 0.5 percent lift to the world economy by 2030 even as it faces renewed protectionism from the United States. World Trade Organization Director General Roberto Azevedo hailed the start of the pact, which he said was the "...

  • U.S. energy companies have been adding oil rigs and redeploying cash and workers, cautiously confident the energy sector has turned a corner after the election of President Donald Trump and a commitment signed by OPEC to curb production in the first half of 2017.. The market is "gradually accommodating shale oil and shale gas" and demand is healthy, said Energy...

  • DOHA, Feb 8- Higher oil prices may boost shale oil production but the global oil market can accommodate this as demand remains healthy, Qatar's energy minister said on Wednesday. OPEC and non- OPEC producers agreed late last year to cut crude production by a total of 1.8 million barrels per day to help reduce a supply glut that had depressed prices.

  • *Most positive towards fixed income in survey's history. DUBAI, Jan 31- Middle East fund managers are strongly positive toward fixed income in the region because of expanding international bond issuance and they also plan to increase their equity holdings, a monthly Reuters poll found. That is the most positive balance towards fixed income since the poll was...

  • *State ender VTB issued $11 bln loan, filings show. MOSCOW, Jan 17- Russian state-owned bank VTB lent over $11 billion to Qatar and commodities trader Glencore four days after they signed a deal to buy a stake in Russian state oil firm Rosneft for the same amount of money, according to company records seen by Reuters. Qatar's sovereign fund, the Qatar Investment...

  • *State ender VTB issued $11 bln loan, filings show. MOSCOW, Jan 17- Russian state-owned bank VTB lent over $11 billion to Qatar and commodities trader Glencore four days after they signed a deal to buy a stake in Russian state oil firm Rosneft for the same amount of money, according to company records seen by Reuters. Qatar's sovereign fund, the Qatar Investment...

  • *Dubai Islamic Insurance soars amid merger speculation. DUBAI, Jan 5- Egypt's stock market closed the week at a record high on Thursday as foreign funds continued to buy, while Gulf markets inched up on the back of firmer crude oil and global bourses. "Since the float of the currency on Nov. 3 the market has not witnessed a correction and foreign funds have been...

  • DOHA, Jan 5- Qatar Airways is to swap its order for up to 80 Airbus A320neos for the larger, longer-range A321 version, the airline's chief executive said on Thursday. "We are going to take all A321s, there will be no more A320s," Chief Executive Akbar al-Baker told reporters in Doha. Qatar Airways has refused to accept A320neos powered by Pratt& Whitney engines because...

  • LONDON/ FRANKFURT, Dec 20- A merger of German container shipping line Hapag-Lloyd and United Arab Shipping Company is likely to take months to complete, partly due to financing issues blamed on a deep industry downturn, sources familiar with the deal say. Hapag-Lloyd signed a binding agreement with UASC in July to form the world's fifth-largest line, valued at...