Daily Archives: November 16, 2015

Japan enters recession despite attempts to bolster growth

TOKYO, Safar 04, 1437, November 16, 2015, SPA — Economic data released Monday indicated Japan’s economy had contracted at an annualized 0.8 percent between July and September, yielding the two consecutive quarters required to mark an official recession in the …

Murray Starts London Campaign with Defeat of Ferrer

London, Safar 4, 1437, Nov 16, 2015, SPA — Andy Murray maintained his bid for year-end world number two honors as the Scot began his campaign at the World Tour Finals with a 6-4, 6-4 defeat of David Ferrer on …

Israel places travel bans on Islamic Movement leaders (Al Jazeera)

Israel’s interior ministry has placed travel bans on three senior officials in the northern branch of the Islamic Movement as rights groups accuse the government of cracking down on Palestinian citizens of Israel. Along with the movement’s leader Sheikh Raed …

British shares rise

LONDON, Safar 04, 1437, November 16, 2015, SPA — British shares rose on Monday as oil stocks rallied following the attacks in Paris at the end of last week and France’s air strikes in Syria, prompting investors to avoid risk …

Eurozone inflation revised up to 0.1 percent

BRUSSELS, Safar 04, 1437, November 16, 2015, SPA — Official figures show that inflation in the 19-country eurozone was 0.1 percent in the year to October, slightly higher than the initial estimate of no change, Reuters reported.
The upward revision …

Kuwait Stock Exchange indices settle in green zone

KUWAIT, Safar 04, 1437, November 16, 2015, SPA — Kuwait Stock Exchange closed Monday’s session with the three indices posting gains. The benchmark rose 3.09 to 5,703, while the weighted index inched up by 0.26 amd Kuwait 15 index put …

European shares pare losses

MILAN, Safar 04, 1437, November 16, 2015, SPA — European shares pared losses on Monday to trade slightly higher, as gains in the energy sector partly offset a slump in travel stocks after Friday’s attacks in Paris, which killed more …