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Britons Look Online For Black Friday Bargains

LONDON: British retailers’ websites, and to a lesser extent their stores, were awash with discounted goods on Friday as shoppers chased “Black Friday” deals in a spending spree that is expected to top last year’s record level.

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Jaguar Land Rover Wants To Build Electric Cars In Britain

Pic: ReutersBritain's biggest carmarker Jaguar Land Rover said it wants to build electric cars in Britain in what would be a further boost to the UK automotive sector after the Brexit vote.

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Saudi Arabia Tells OPEC It Won't Attend Non-OPEC Talks On Monday

Pic: ReutersTop OPEC oil exporter Saudi Arabia has told the producer group it will not attend scheduled talks in Vienna on Monday with non-OPEC oil producers, OPEC sources said on Friday.

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KLIA's Rapid Growth Instrumental To Msia's Economic Development

SEPANG: The Kuala Lumpur International Airport's (KLIA) rapid growth has been instrumental to Malaysia’s economic development, opening up opportunities in trade and tourism, said Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai.

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Runaway Dollar Sends Shiver Through World Markets

Pic: ReutersLONDON: The U.S. dollar's renewed surge and signs that it will build on current 14-year highs are leaving a trail of destruction through world currency markets and forcing policymakers to rethink mechanisms to deal with the fallout.

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China Gold Premiums Hit Near 3-Year High; India Premiums Drop On Subdued Demand

Pic: ReutersBENGALURU/MUMBAI: Gold premiums in top consumer China jumped to the highest in nearly three years this week on worries over a supply shortage that traders said were due to Beijing's efforts to restrict import licenses.

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Indian Cash Crunch Hits Gold Demand During Peak Wedding Season

Pic: ReutersMUMBAI/BENGALURU: Mumbai resident Shashikant Zhalte's wedding this weekend will be less sparkling than his family had hoped, thanks to a cash shortage following Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's shock withdrawal of high-value notes to fight "black money".

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Ringgit Affected By Offshore Activities Not Reflecting Fundamentals, Says Bank Negara

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KUALA LUMPUR: Ringgit prices and its volatility have been affected by activities and prices in the offshore non-deliverable forward (NDF) market which is not necessarily reflective of the economic fundamentals and underlying trade and investment activities, said Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM).

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Chinese Travel Giant Snaps Up Skyscanner

China's biggest online travel agency is taking control of Skyscanner in a deal that values the U.K. startup at $1.7 billion.

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America Goes Shopping: The Crowds And Chaos Of Black Friday 2016 Are Here

Black Friday is almost here, and the holiday shoppers are already out in force.

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