Daily Archives: September 1, 2016

U.S. Auto Sales Slow in August

DETROIT, Michigan, Dhu-AlQa’dah 29, 1437, Sep 1, 2016, SPA– The U.S. auto industry struggled to maintain past sales momentum in August, with General Motors (GM), Ford, and Nissan saying Thursday that they sold fewer vehicles as less discounting kept customers …

U.S. Jobless Claims Remain Low, Planned Layoffs Decline

Washington, Dhu-AlQa’dah 29, 1437, Sep 1, 2016, SPA — The number of people filing initial applications for U.S. state unemployment benefits rose slightly last week but remained near historic low levels, the government reported Thursday, pointing to sustained labor-market strength.…

U.S. Productivity Weakens, Labor Costs Jump

Washington, Dhu-AlQa’dah 29, 1437, Sep 1, 2016, SPA — U.S. productivity fell in the second quarter by more than first estimated, while labor costs accelerated sharply, the government reported Thursday.
The Labor Department said productivity fell at an annual rate …

“Saudi-Japanese Business Forum – Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's Vision 2030” Holds Activities 2 Tokyo

On the other hand, the Japanese Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Hiro Shiki Seko welcomed, in a similar speech, the visit of the Deputy Crown Prince to Japan and the accompanying delegation of ministers.
He added that the large …

“Saudi-Japanese Business Forum – Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's Vision 2030” Holds Activities

Tokyo, Dhu-AlQa’dah 29, 1437, Sep 1, 2016, SPA — In the framework of the visit of Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Second Deputy Premier and Minister of Defense to Japan, the “Saudi-Japanese Business Forum – Kingdom …

European shares boosted by rally in banks, miners

LONDON, Dhu-AlQa’dah 29, 1437, Sep 1, 2016, SPA — European shares rose at the open on Thursday, buoyed by a rally in banks and a recovery by commodity stocks after recent falls, Reuters reported.
Banks gained 1.6 percent, the top …