Saturday, January 19, 2019

Chinese central bank aims more stimulus to support growth

Beijing: Top Chinese officials, including central bankers and public servants, have unveiled a series of additional measures aimed at supporting the nation's GDP growth...

London attractions adopt Alipay to boost tourism

LONDON: Tourist attractions around the world are stepping up their efforts to deploy Chinese mobile payment methods as the country’s outbound tourism market has...

BlackBerry to buy cybersecurity firm Cylance for $1.4 billion

TORONTO: BlackBerry Ltd raised its bets on artificial intelligence and cybersecurity with the $1.4 billion purchase of California-based machine-learning specialists Cylance. The Canadian technology company,...

Celebrity make-up artist Gary Cockerill shows you beauty trick

All right. Well, take care yourself. I guess that's what you're best, presence old master? A tremor in the Force. The last time felt...

GCC banks and regulators see new opportunities in mergers

Dubai: Once a taboo in the GCC bank boardrooms, the option of a merger has become more acceptable, thanks to the recent successful mergers...

Fitch affirms 4 Georgian banks, outlook stable

London: Fitch Ratings has revised the Outlooks on Bank of Georgia’s (BoG) and TBC Bank’s (TBC) Long-Term Issuer Default Ratings (IDRs) to Positive from...

Cyber security: a complex behaviour problem?

BIJU DOMINIC The wars of the 21st century will be to capture, manipulate or destroy others’ data. Digital systems powering organizations and nations around the...

Wall Street betting on big banks ahead of earnings

WASHINGTON: All eyes are on banks stocks ahead of earnings next week, and the Street is split on whether financial stocks are attractive at...

Across Trump’s America, the grassroots are growing radical

DD GUTTENPLAN Depending on which media you consume, Donald Trump will either leave office in handcuffs – or coast to a second term. Making sense...

Atatürk & U-turn

Muhammad Ali Siddiqi Mustafa Kemal Atatürk died 80 years ago this month — a month that sees Pakistan caught in a mercifully less acerbic controversy...

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