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Qatari riyal strengthens amid GCC crisis

The Qatari riyal has suffered drops since the beginning of the blockade by neighbouring Gulf countries and Egypt.

The Qatari riyal

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EU fines Google $2.7bn for breaching competition rules

Google handed record €2.42bn fine for breaching competition rules in online shopping service.

Margrethe Vestager

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Australian economy ties record for longest expansion

Household consumption still weak as savings rate drops.

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Japan's airbag giant Takata files for bankruptcy

The Tokyo-based car parts giant is facing lawsuits and huge costs over an airbag defect linked to at least 16 deaths.

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Qatar Airways seeks to buy stakes in American Airlines

US carrier files for required permit to allow Qatar's state-owned carrier to buy 10-percent stake in American Airlines.

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Uber's CEO and cofounder Travis Kalanick steps down

Kalanick taking time out to heal from mother's death and giving company 'room to embrace new chapter in Uber's history'.

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Barclays bank, former bosses charged over Qatar funding

John Varley and three other former bank managers charged with fraud linked to fundraising during 2008 financial crisis.

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Qatar banks have sufficient dollar liquidity

Top commercial bank executives say local banks have enough reserves adding that withdrawals have been limited.

Qatar's banks

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Qatar: Ready to prop up banks if deposits are withdrawn

Foreign institutions from Saudi Arabia, UAE and Bahrain have about $18bn of deposits in Qatari banks.

banks

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Amazon shakes up retail with $13.7bn Whole Foods deal

Purchase sets the stage for 'transformative' retail experiments that could revolutionise how people buy groceries.

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The UAE plans to thwart Qatari litigation at the WTO's using the national security exception, an untested defence.

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