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Car market thriving on economic prosperity

The automobile industry is passing through a good time for at least four years now thanks to the increase in disposable income and easy financing from banks and non-bank financial institutions.

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Parveen Mahmud joins board of Apex Footwear

Parveen Mahmud has recently joined the board of directors of Apex Footwear as an independent director.

Swiss watchdog probes banks over alleged payments system boycott

Switzerland's competition watchdog has raided the offices of financial companies, including Credit Suisse and UBS, to investigate a suspected boycott of mobile payment solutions such as Apple Pay and Samsung Pay.

Emirates’ half-year profit slides 86pc on oil hike

Emirates Airline on Thursday posted an 86 percent drop in half-year profits as the Middle East's leading carrier was hit by a hike in oil prices and currency devaluations.

Asia rice: Indian rates up on firmer rupee; Thai harvest to shore up stocks

Rice prices in top-exporter India nudged higher this week as the rupee firmed, while Thai exporters eyed fresh demand from the Philippines amid expectations of an increase in seasonal supply.

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