Ramla Soni

I am a dedicated and reliable journalist with more than a year’s experience working as a finance journalist. From a diverse background I am culturally aware and willing to explore every aspect of journalism whilst enhancing my skills. 

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Samsung to invest $500 million in India to set up display factory

Samsung Electronics will provide 35 billion rupees in loans and transfer a parcel of land to its display unit for 920 million rupees

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Halfords profits grow due to boost in electric bike sales

Electric bike sales were up 96 per cent year-on-year with one in five bikes and scooters sold now electric

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Toyota invests $394m in Joby Aviation to launch electric air taxi service

Joby Aviation raises $590m in a Series C round of funding, including $394m from Japanese car manufacturer Toyota Motor Corporation, its main investor to launch electric air taxi service

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South America’s largest solar photovoltaic project is underway in Brazil

The Enel Group’s Brazilian renewable energy subsidiary Enel Green Power has started operations of a 475 megawatt section which is being described as South America’s largest solar photovoltaic facility

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China 2019 iron ore imports second highest ever

hina brought in 1.069 billion tonnes of iron ore in 2019, rising from 1.064 billion tonnes in 2018

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Chinese plant-based challenger seeks to raise $2m to expand business

Zhenmeat’s main product is plant-based mince meat made mainly from pea protein

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Walgreens miss earnings expectations amidst increased competition and weak prescription volumes

Walgreens Boots Alliance missed Wall Street earnings expectations resulting in shares down by more than 5 per cent in early trading amid increased competition

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Asia markets fall while oil prices and defence stocks rise after Iran attacks US troops in Iraq

Shares in Asia markets fall while gold and oil prices as well as Asian defence stocks soar following Iran’s missile attack on at US troops in Iraq

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Advance Auto Parts to buy Sears’ DieHard brand for $200 million

Sears and Kmart have continued to close stores so the sale will provide much-needed cash as they attempt to turn around their businesses

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Mastercard acquires RiskRecon to enhance cybersecurity capabilities

Deal with Mastercard is subject to standard regulatory approval, but is expected to close in the first quarter in 2020

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Indian shares remain unchanged as Nifty and Sensex reach near-record high

Indian shares ended nearly unchanged, tracking subdued global markets ahead of year-end holidays, as the Nifty ended down 0.07 per cent, while the benchmark Sensex was lower by 0.02 per cent

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Kuwait and Saudi Arabia on verge of resolving “Neutral Zone” oil issue

The two countries stopped output from the jointly-run oilfields, Khafji and Wafra in 2014 cutting around 500,000 barrels per day

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Nike earnings beat expectations as sales of Jordan shoe brand reaches $1bn

North America sales miss prediction but online sales and iconic trainer brand lift gloom

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Bank of England keeps interest rates on hold

The bank said it would monitor companies' and households' reactions to leaving the EU as well as global growth as government’s priority is to deliver Brexit

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Malaysia expects palm oil inventory to end year lower

Introduction of B20 biodiesel programme next year likely to increase local consumption of palm oil to 25 per cent from current 18 per cent

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