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Saudi stocks plunge amid pressure over Khashoggi disappearance

Uncertainty surrounding the disappearance of Saudi journalist has caused the market to fall, market strategists say.

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'Davos in the Desert' faces more cancellations over Khashoggi

Executives of US private equity firms and credit card company Mastercard are the latest to withdraw from Saudi forum.

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Khashoggi disappearance: Media companies pull out of Saudi event

Growing list of US media outlets and business leaders will skip event amid concern over Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance.

Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi

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Sudden jump in US interest rates prompts Wall Street stock plunge

Trump is briefed as major indices lose over three percent in a sell-off prompted by the sudden jump in interest rates.

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Judge mulls slashing $290m award in Roundup cancer case

California judge considers greatly reducing jurors' award of $290m to cancer victim who used Monsanto's Roundup.

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Pakistan to seek IMF bailout to overcome financial crisis

PM Imran Khan gives go-ahead to approach the International Monetary Fund as country battles a balance-of-payment crisis.

The Pakistani rupee

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Economists Nordhaus, Romer awarded 2018 Nobel Prize

William Nordhaus and Paul Romer are pioneers in adapting economic theory for environmental issues.

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Tsukiji, Tokyo's famed fish market, closes down after 83 years

World's biggest fish market will move to a new location as current premises will provide parking for the 2020 Olympics.

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Saudi economist who criticised Aramco IPO charged with treason

Charges include giving foreign diplomats 'information and analysis about the kingdom' and inciting domestic unrest.

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India police fire tear gas, water cannon to stop farmers' march

Police use water cannon and tear gas to disperse thousands of farmers, seeking better prices for their produce.

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