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Tennis: Queen’s Club ATP results – 1st update

LONDON: Results from the ATP tournament at Queen’s Club in London on Tuesday (x denotes seeding):   1st rd Stefan Kozlov (USA) bt Steve Johnson (USA) 3-6, 6-1, 6-1 Julien Benneteau (FRA) bt James Ward (GBR) 6-2, 6-2 Thanasi Kokkinakis (AUS) bt Milos Raonic (CAN x3) 7-6 (7/5), 7-6 (10/8) ...

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UK economy chiefs stress Brexit perils after talks start

LONDON: The two most senior custodians of Britain’s economy on Tuesday laid out arguments for a Brexit that protects jobs and financial health — a day after the government prioritised a clean break with the EU. Finance minister Philip Hammond and Bank of England governor Mark Carney stressed the perils ...

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SE Asia Stocks-Most end lower; Indonesia gains

SINGAPORE: Most Southeast Asian stock markets ended lower on Tuesday, with Malaysia closing at a near three-week low as continuing outflows dampened investor sentiment, ahead of a holiday next week marking the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. Indonesian shares, however, climbed 0.9 percent in its second straight ...

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Boeing lifts 20-year industry demand forecast to $6 trillion

PARIS: Boeing raised its 20-year industry forecast for passenger and freight plane deliveries by 4 percent on Tuesday, though executives at the world’s biggest airshow in Paris expect demand this year to cool from recent red-hot levels. The US planemaker continued to rack up orders at the Paris Airshow for ...

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UBL Funds successfully completes IAA plan

KARACHI: UBL Fund Managers Limited, the pioneer for unique Fund-of-Funds products, celebrates successful closing of its latest Islamic Active Allocation Plan; the Al-Ameen Islamic Active Allocation Plan-VIII. The plan is a part of Al-Ameen Islamic Financial Planning Fund-II (A Shariah Compliant Fund of Funds Scheme). With a total initial investment ...

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Lightning kills 22 in Bangladesh

DHAKA: Lightning strikes have killed at least 22 people in Bangladesh in the last 48 hours, authorities said Tuesday, a week after monsoon rains triggered a series of deadly landslides in the country. The deaths came as storms swept the country on Sunday and Monday, the head of the disaster ...

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