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Indian businesses brace for chaos amid GST tax reform

Many businesses say they are not prepared for the goods and services tax that will take effect on July 1.

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Qatari riyal trade disrupted at several UK banks

Gulf crisis affects overseas trading of Qatar's currency, making it unavailable at several British banks.

Qatari riyal

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Egypt raises fuel prices for second time in months

Fuel prices jump by up to 55 in second round of price hike since the local currency was floated in November.

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US toughens airport security for foreign flights

Homeland Security says airlines must step up security for US-bound flights or face possibility of total electronics ban.

airlines

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Major cyberattack sweeps globe, cripples computers

Malicious software paralyses thousands of business around the world and shut downs government agencies.

Shipping giant Maersk

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The mysterious fall in Saudi foreign reserves

Net foreign assets falling despite narrower budget deficit, mystifying economists and diplomats monitoring Riyadh.

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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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University of Chicago academic wins the 2017 Nobel Prize for economics for his 'profound impact' on economic research.

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