Beirut blast unlikely to trigger stock sell-off
A twin suicide bombing that hit the Iranian Embassy in the capital this week dragged the Beirut Stock Exchange lower but won’t trigger a major sell-off since long-term investors have already taken into account the deteriorating security situation, analysts told The Daily Star Thursday.
Qatar oil, gas sector to have limited impact on GDP growth -PM
Qatar's oil and gas sector will have a limited impact on the country's economic growth in the near future, Prime Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser al-Thani said on Tuesday, stressing the need to diversify the economy.
Pakistan, Iran agree to speed up gas pipeline project
Pakistan announced on Tuesday it had agreed with Iran to speed implementation of a much-delayed gas pipeline project designed to link Iran's giant South Pars gas field with consumers in South Asia.