|12/22/2014 5:04:34 PM|| 'Santa Claus rally': US markets hits new highs again AFP|
|(MENAFN - AFP) The Dow and S&P 500 stock indices rose to fresh records on Monday, another positive day for global equity markets still cheered by last week's US Federal Reserve meeting.
|12/22/2014 4:06:04 PM|| Oil resumes downward spiral on bearish Saudi comments AFP|
|(MENAFN - AFP) World oil prices Monday resumed their downward trajectory following comments from key Middle Eastern oil producers that they have no plans to cut output.
US benchmark West Texas ...|
|12/22/2014 4:05:50 PM|| Protests as Nicaragua launches ambitious canal AFP|
|(MENAFN - AFP) A Chinese company launched work Monday on a $50 billion canal across Nicaragua, an ambitious rival to the Panama Canal that skeptics dismiss as a pipe dream and protesters say will ...|
|12/22/2014 4:05:25 PM|| Google self-driving car prototype ready to try road AFP|
|(MENAFN - AFP) Google on Monday announced that the first completed prototype of its self-driving car is ready to be road tested.
"We're going to be spending the holidays zipping around our test ...|
|12/22/2014 3:06:05 PM|| Airbus will not scrap A380s despite order drought: CEO AFP|
|(MENAFN - AFP) The head of Airbus said Monday the aircraft manufacturer had no intention to stop making the A380, saying the super jumbo had a "bright future" despite a lack of orders this year.
|12/22/2014 3:05:50 PM|| Oil markets face uncertain future as OPEC targets competitors AFP|
|(MENAFN - AFP) The determination of powerful Gulf OPEC members to stifle competition from new oil producers has left the global energy market reeling and sparked unprecedented uncertainty, officials ...|
|12/22/2014 2:03:09 PM|| Russia curbs grain exports while battling currency crisis AFP|
|(MENAFN - AFP) Russia announced plans Monday to limit grain exports as it scrambled to avoid a hike in the politically sensitive cost of bread during the holidays, the latest in a series of moves by ...|
|12/22/2014 1:03:28 PM|| US fines Alstom record $772 mn in bribery case AFP|
|(MENAFN - AFP) French industrial giant Alstom will plead guilty and pay a record $772.3 million penalty in a wide-ranging foreign bribery case, the US Justice Department announced Monday.
|12/22/2014 12:49:57 PM|| OPEC daily basket price Friday 19th December Emirates News Agency (WAM)|
|(MENAFN - Emirates News Agency (WAM)) The price of OPEC's basket of twelve crudes stood at US$55.52 a barrel on Friday, compared with $56.30 the previous day, according to OPEC Secretariat ...|
|12/22/2014 12:47:07 PM|| China tops Algeria's supplier list for second year Emirates News Agency (WAM)|
|(MENAFN - Emirates News Agency (WAM)) China has emerged as Algeria's largest supplier in the first 11 months of 2014, figures from customs showed on Sunday.China topped the list of the largest ...|