PHL economic managers cut growth forecast for 2016-17

February 15, 2016 by · Comments Off on PHL economic managers cut growth forecast for 2016-17 

By Joann Santiago

MANILA, Feb. 15 (PNA) — Economic managers on Monday cut their growth forecasts for the Philippines for 2016-17 given the weak external developments.

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Former soccer star Maradona accuses ex-wife of asset plundering

February 3, 2016 by · Comments Off on Former soccer star Maradona accuses ex-wife of asset plundering 

BUENOS AIRES, Feb. 2 — Former Argentinian soccer star Diego Maradona accused his ex-wife, Claudia Villafane, on Monday, of plundering around UD 9 million dollars worth of his assets amid the alleged fraud scandal that surfaced in 2015.

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Vietnam's rice exports increase sharply in January

February 3, 2016 by · Comments Off on Vietnam's rice exports increase sharply in January 

HO CHI MINH CITY, Feb. 2 — Vietnam exported nearly 315,000 tons of rice as of Jan. 28, an increase of 46 percent compared with the same period last year, according to the Vietnam Food Association.

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Russia ready to join February OPEC meeting with other non-cartel states

January 29, 2016 by · Comments Off on Russia ready to join February OPEC meeting with other non-cartel states 

MOSCOW, Jan. 28 — Russia is ready to take part at the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)'s meeting scheduled for February together with other non-cartel countries

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Algeria to hike natural gas output to meet growing local, global demand

January 29, 2016 by · Comments Off on Algeria to hike natural gas output to meet growing local, global demand 

ALGIERS, Jan. 29 — Algeria will increase oil and gas outputs to meet both growing local and global demand, local media said on Thursday.

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Rio cancels contract to build Olympic equestrian venue

January 22, 2016 by · Comments Off on Rio cancels contract to build Olympic equestrian venue 

RIO DE JANEIRO, Jan. 22 — Rio de Janeiro's city government on Thursday cancelled its second Olympic construction contract in a week, terminating an agreement to build the Games' equestrian venue.

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Chicago soybeans, wheat rally on oil prices rebounding; corn lowers

January 22, 2016 by · Comments Off on Chicago soybeans, wheat rally on oil prices rebounding; corn lowers 

CHICAGO, Jan. 22 — Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agricultural commodities closed mixed on Thursday with soybeans and wheat rallying as oil prices and global stocks rebounded strongly, somehow easing worries on the world growth, while corn lowers due to US highest ethanol inventories in nearly four years.

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Dollar moves to upper 117 yen zone in early Tokyo deals

January 22, 2016 by · Comments Off on Dollar moves to upper 117 yen zone in early Tokyo deals 

TOKYO, Jan. 22 — The US dollar changed hands at the upper 117 yen level in early trading Friday in tokyo.

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1st LD Writethru: US stocks rally on Draghi comments, oil recovery

January 22, 2016 by · Comments Off on 1st LD Writethru: US stocks rally on Draghi comments, oil recovery 

NEW YORK, Jan. 22 — US stocks rebounded amid rising oil prices Thursday, as comments from the European Central Bank (ECB) President Mario Draghi signaled further stimulus.

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Depression in the Desert? Riyadh reels as oil prices plummet

January 12, 2016 by · Comments Off on Depression in the Desert? Riyadh reels as oil prices plummet 

MOSCOW, Jan. 11 — Falling oil prices are emptying Saudi Arabia's state coffers as the country grapples with its military and social needs, according to the French newspaper Les Echos.

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