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    British Airways loss may spur Boeing to offer mini-jumbo in weeks

    Boeing's response would mark the end of a "phoney war" between transatlantic rivals and set up a direct clash for a segment of the market projected to involve 2,000 twin-engined mini-jumbo jets worth $500 billion at list prices over 20 years.

    April 24, 2013 6:53
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    Nuclear Saudi Arabia a lifeline for the atomic energy industry

    State-run French nuclear reactor builders should get something out of Saudi Arabia's much larger nuclear programme, with Riyadh's plans to build up to 17,000 MW one of the world's biggest nuclear building markets for the next two decades

    April 24, 2013 6:50
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    Qatar’s central bank will flexibly adjust regular debt issues

    The QCB launched quarterly issues of riyal-denominated bonds in March, giving it a tool to manage excess liquidity in the banking sector as the economy gears up for heavy infrastructure spending in the next few years.

    April 22, 2013 6:25