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Saudi-led alliance moves to isolate Qatar over Iran tensions
RIYADH/WASHINGTON (June 5): Saudi Arabia and three other Arab countries cut off most diplomatic and economic ties to Qatar in an unprecedented move designed to punish one of the region’s financial superpowers for its ties with Iran and Islamist groups in the region. Oil jumped after Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates and Egypt said in statements they will suspend air and sea ...
NetLink briefs analysts on $2 bil IPO as fees cut
SINGAPORE (May 11): NetLink Trust, the fibre broadband network provider backed by Singapore’s biggest phone company, started briefing analysts this week ahead of an initial public offering that could raise at least $2 billion, people with knowledge of the matter said. The arm of Singapore Telecommunications began meeting research analysts to explain its business model, which ...