Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

Demand More is a registered trade mark of MENAFN.COM

 
  Quotes: MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced
AFP News
[-] Text [+]



 
(MENAFN - AFP) US oil giants Chevron and ExxonMobil signaled Friday further belt-tightening ahead as the industry responds to lower oil prices that slammed earnings in the second quarter.

Chevron said it was trimming 1,500 jobs as it cuts 2015 capital spending about $5 billion compared with last year. Further capital spending cuts are likely in 2016 and 2017, executives said.

"We're ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) Delegates negotiating a vast Pacific free-trade agreement failed to reach a final deal after several days of intense talks in Hawaii, in a setback to US President Barack Obama.

But US Trade Representative Michael Froman, in a statement on behalf of the 12 countries involved, insisted that "significant progress" had been made on the Trans-Pacific Partnership ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) Japanese police on Saturday arrested Mark Karpeles, head of the MtGox Bitcoin exchange, after a series of fraud allegations lead to its spectacular collapse and hammered the digital currency's reputation.

A spokesman for the Tokyo Police said France-born Karpeles, 30, was suspected of manipulating data on the exchange's computer system in 2013 to falsely create ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) The killing of a Zimbabwean lion by an American dentist is a vivid reminder of how, in this era of social media, it's a virtual jungle out there.

Big game hunter Walter Palmer joins a growing list of individuals -- famous and not so famous -- who have been publicly, even ruthlessly shamed on Twitter and Facebook, the village stocks of the 21st century.

"He ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) Amanda Maler wasn't even born when Nintendo's beloved Super Mario made his debut 30 years ago.

But, the playfully heroic video game character became fodder for fierce rivalry between Maler and her brother as children and she pounced on a chance to create a Facebook-infused level during a two-day hackathon at the social network's headquarters in the Silicon ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) It began as a charitable way to offer strangers in need a coffee -- but in a fresh take on the scheme, hundreds of ice-cream parlours in Italy are now allowing customers to 'bank' a gelato for people who can't afford their own.

The idea, dubbed "suspended ice-cream", was thought up by the Salvamamme association, which helps disadvantaged families and hopes ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) "Please forgive me for what I've done, I could not resist love" -- these are the final dramatic words of Baroness Mary Vetsera, whose farewell letters were discovered in a bank vault in Vienna 126 years after she famously committed suicide with Crown Prince Rudolf of Austria, experts announced Friday.

Hailing the find as "sensational", the Austrian National ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) An Ebola test vaccine provided blanket protection in a field trial in Guinea, researchers said, possibly heralding "the beginning of the end" for the devastating West African outbreak that has killed thousands.

The serum was 100 percent effective after a week in more than 7,600 people inoculated, according to results published in The Lancet medical journal ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) Delegates negotiating a huge Pacific free-trade agreement failed to reach a final deal after several days of intense talks in Hawaii, in a setback to US President Barack Obama.

But US Trade Representative Michael Froman, in a statement on behalf of the 12 countries involved, insisted that "significant progress" had been made on the Trans-Pacific Partnership ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) South Korea's exports shrank in July for a seventh straight month due to sluggish global demand and low oil prices, government data showed Saturday.

Exports fell 3.3 percent from a year earlier to $46.61 billion in July, while imports plunged 15.3 percent to $38.85 billion, the Ministry of Trade, Industries and Energy said.

Car exports fell 6.2 percent ...

First Previous 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Next Last







 
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

MENAFN News Market Data Countries Tools Section  
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network
Arabic MENAFN

Main News
News By Industry
News By Country

Islamic Finance News
Private Equity News

How-To Guides
Technology Section

Travel Section

Search News

Quotes & Charts

Global Indices
Arab Indices

Commodoties

Oil & Energy

Currencies Cross Rates
Currencies Updates
Currency Converter

USA Stocks
Arab Stocks
 

Algeria 
Bahrain 
Egypt 
Iraq
Jordan 
Kuwait 
Lebanon
Morocco 
Oman 
Palestine
Qatar 
Saudi Arabia 
Syria
Tunisia 
UAE 
Yemen

Weather
Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary

Financial Calculators

RSS Feeds [XML]

Corporate Monitor

Events

Real Estate
Submit Your Property

Arab Research
Buy a Research

Press Releases
Submit your PR

Join Newsletters


 
© 2014 menafn.com All Rights Reserved.  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Advertise | About MENAFN | Career Opportunities | Feedback | Help