The death toll from Nepal's devastating earthquake rose steadily past 6,200 on Friday as fresh aftershocks and the stench of rotting bodies made it hard for nervous survivors to return to their homes.
Disposal of the hundreds
Crude oil exports from Saudi Arabia rose in January to their highest level since April last year, while volumes used by domestic refineries remained high, official data showed.
Saudi Oil Minister Ali Al-Naimi has said oil demand w
Gold dropped below $1,200 an ounce on Friday and was headed for a fifth weekly decline in six, as the dollar rose towards 11-year highs ahead of US jobs data that could provide hints about the timing of a rate increase.
Brent crude rose above $61 a barrel on Friday amid geopolitical tensions in Libya and Iraq, while traders eyed US rig counts and the outcome of Iran nuclear talks for further trading cues.
Fighting has escalated in northeast Iraq
Brent crude oil rose more than $2 to around $50 a barrel after the West's energy watchdog forecast the market sell-off would end, although analysts said a strong rebound soon was unlikely as global output continued to outweigh demand.
Egypt's real gross domestic product rose an annual 6.8 per cent in the first quarter of the 2014-15 fiscal year, its strongest growth since 2008, driven by manufacturing and tourism, the central bank said on Thursday.
Norton Rose Fulbright, a global legal practice, has revealed its global diversity and inclusion target of reaching 30 per cent female partner in 2020.
This is in addition to a target of 30 per cent female partners on all board and
Global legal practice Norton Rose Fulbright has advised the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) on its record issuance of $1.5 billion 1.8125 per cent Trust Certificates due in 2019 under its $10 billion Trust Certificate Issuance Programme
Global legal practice Norton Rose Fulbright has moved its London head of real estate disputes partner Charlotte Bijlani to its office in Dubai.
Patrick Bourke, head of Middle East dispute resolution and the Dubai DIFC office, said
Egypt's foreign reserves rose to $17.307 billion in February from $17.105 billion in January, the central bank said on Tuesday.
Reserves have been sharply falling since a 2011 uprising that ousted President Hosni Mubarak but w