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Mexico earthquake: Strong tremor hits Oaxaca state

A powerful earthquake has hit south-western Mexico, causing buildings to shake in the capital Mexico City, about 350km (217 miles) away. The epicentre of the 7.2-magnitude tremor was near the town of Pinotepa de Don Luis in Oaxaca state, the ...

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German economy books strong finish to 2017

Related Articles FRANKFURT AM MAIN: Europe’s largest economy Germany expanded 0.6 percent between October and December, official data showed Wednesday, highlighting the country’s economic strength as politicians struggle to form a government.The figure follows up growth of 0.9 percent in ...

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Gucci helps Kering to fashion strong sales growth

Related Articles PARIS: Gucci-owner Kering posted better-than-expected sales growth in the fourth quarter and said 2018 should be another solid year as the French group refocuses its business solely on luxury. Along with peers in the luxury goods industry including ...

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Strong Taiwan quake topples buildings

Strong Taiwan quake topples buildings

A powerful 6.4 magnitude earthquake has toppled buildings in the Taiwanese city of Hualien, media reports say. The tremor struck at 23:50 (15:50 GMT) about 20km (12 miles) off the island’s east coast. Photographs posted on social media showed extensive ...

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Boeing profit tops expectations, gives strong 2018 outlook

Related Articles CHICAGO: Boeing’s fourth-quarter profit easily topped Wall Street’s view, buoyed by strong deliveries and recent tax reform legislation. The aircraft company also released a better-than-expected 2018 outlook.Shares climbed more than 4 percent in Wednesday premarket trading.For the period ...

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Schlumberger predicts strong 2018 for shale

Related Articles NEW YORK: Schlumberger reported better-than-expected profit in the fourth quarter and said it expected another strong year for North American shale drilling in 2018.Chairman Paal Kibsgaard said explorers and producers now predict 15-20 percent growth in North American ...

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China’s Economic Growth Looks Strong. Maybe Too Strong.

Advertisement HONG KONG — The pace of growth in China’s economy accelerated last year for the first time in seven years as exports, construction and consumer spending all climbed strongly. At least, that’s what the government says. In reality, the ...

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Bang & Olufsen shares at 10-year high after strong sales

COPENHAGEN: Shares in Bang & Olufsen hit their highest in 10 years after the luxury TV and stereo maker beat market expectations with strong second-quarter results.Sales rose by 15 percent in the quarter from a year earlier to around 1 ...

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