KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - The pilot of the Malaysia Airlines jet that vanished more than a week ago is a strong supporter of the political opposition leader here, but friends vehemently deny that he is a terrorist.
WASHINGTON, March 14, (Agencies): US consumer sentiment weakened in early March as an unusually harsh winter appeared to dim views on the economy's prospects.
China announced over the weekend it would expand the daily yuan trading band against the US dollar beginning on Monday as the country pushes for a more internationalized currency and market-based financial sector.
Dubai has received a financial boost thanks to an agreement to refinance at preferential rates $20bn of bonds and loans owed to the central bank of the United Arab Emirates and its capital, Abu Dhabi.
Offering could be could be one of the largest ever, reaping in an expected $15 billion for a $130 billion valuation. Steven Musil.