May 27 2017
The Nikkei 225 stock index in Tokyo climbed 0.4 percent to 19,821.44 and Hong Kong's Hang Seng jumped 0.7 percent to 25,598.44.
Investors saw the fighting in Marawi City as a security issue.
"Today the bottom evaporated from the market", he said.
More than 20 OPEC and non-OPEC countries, in November 2016, agreed to collectively cut production by 1.8 million barrels a day in an effort to reduce the global supply glut that stalled crude oil prices.
In the currency market, sterling fell 0.5 per cent to $1.288, its biggest one-day slide in over three weeks, after a YouGov poll showed Britain's opposition Labour Party had reduced the lead of Prime Minister May's Conservatives to five points, less than a fortnight before a national election.
Al-Falih said that the cuts had managed to draw down inventories.
The FTSE started trading 0.17 percent higher at 7,525; the DAX opened up by 0.42 percent at 12,693; and the CAC was higher by 0.37, opening at 5,361. The move also highlights heightened volatility in the oil market.
United States crude prices were flat at $48.88 on Friday, after losing 4.8 percent overnight, and were set to end the week 2.8 percent lower.
Dixon takes 3rd Indy pole with fastest speeds in 21 years
He will hope to capture his second Indy 500 victory after winning the race in 2008 when he also had pole position. I don't know whether it's because I'm getting older and emotion is becoming stronger, but it's definitely tough.
No serious impact in India due to ransomware: Ravi Shankar Prasad
Union law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad says a software patch has been installed in systems to counter the ransomware attack. Privacy experts say that this mess could have been prevented if people paid attention to Microsoft's software updates.
Comey Declines To Testify Before Senate Judiciary Committee
Trump later told NBC of firing Comey: "I was going to fire regardless of recommendation". He should reconsider his decision", they added.
More than 400 oil rigs are now working US shale fields - an increase of more than 120 percent compared with a year ago.
Ann-Louise Hittle, vice president at energy consultancy Wood Mackenzie said the "decision in Vienna sends a signal of continued support for oil prices from OPEC which helps US onshore drillers make plans" to further increase their production.
Gary Ross, head of global oil at PIRA Energy, a unit of S&P Global Platts said yesterday that Russian Federation and Saudi Arabia will be the biggest supporter of the oil production cut down because they have some huge events coming on the way in near future.
The dollar index, which tracks the greenback against a basket of six major peers, was flat to stand poised for a 0.1 per cent gain for the week.
USA unemployment data that showed a tightening labor market was offset by a widening goods trade deficit in April and news of declining inventories, prompting analysts to pare their second-quarter economic growth estimates.
Spot gold was up 0.1% at $1,257.01/oz by 4.11am GMT.
In the wider markets, Asian stocks slipped on Friday with MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan, which closed at a two-year high on Thursday, falling 0.2 percent. Japan's Inpex lost 2.1 percent while Australia's Woodside Petroleum Ltd. fell 2.5 percent.
The Australian dollar eased 0.1 per cent to $0.7447, staying on the defensive after shedding 0.7 per cent on Thursday.
May 26 2017
With Senate done, House ready to debate budget ideas
But many trans people and the parents of trans children said the proposed law unfairly targets a vulnerable population. The House narrowly approved its measure with only Republican votes on May 4 after several embarrassing setbacks.
May 26 2017
Would You Buy RSA Insurance Group Plc (RSNAY) On These Analyst Ratings?
Shares of easyJet plc EPIC code: LON:EZJ has gained 1.49% or 20 points during the course of today's session so far. Peel Hunt Limited now has a GBX 500.00 TP on the 6.43 billion GBP market cap company or 28.73 % upside potential.
May 25 2017
'Peace Is A Choice,' Trump Says During Appearance With Palestinian Leader
Protesting Trump in the West Bank; the sign slams US policy "shameful to humanity". What a fascinating time to observe President Donald Trump's first trip overseas .
May 25 2017
Johnson Investment Counsel Upped Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Holding By $842260; Consonance Capital
Strategic has 0.67% invested in McKesson Corporation (NYSE:MCK). 18,107 are owned by Poplar Forest Cap Limited Liability Com. The institutional investor owned 28,300 shares of the company's stock after selling 800 shares during the period.
May 24 2017
Oil Halts Advance After Four-Day Gain as OPEC Prepares to Meet
The budget, which will be delivered to Congress on Tuesday, is meant as a proposal and may not take effect in its current form. Saudi Arabia and non-OPEC Russia have been pushing to extend the cuts by nine months until March 2018.
May 24 2017
Loosen Up: NFL to allow some flair in celebrations
They also still aren't cool with players pulling sharpies out of their socks and autographing the ball for a fan. The player must be on IR for at least six weeks and they can return to games after sitting out eight weeks.
May 23 2017
English wedding: Pippa Middleton marries as royals look on
The wedding party included Prince George, a page boy at 3, and 2-year-old Princess Charlotte, a bridesmaid. Pippa Middleton has stunned the world again, at her wedding.
May 23 2017
Chris Christie: 'I wouldn't let General Flynn in the White House'
Chris Christie, like every other self-interested Republican who either endorsed or looked the other way, now owns Donald Trump. Christie also said he disagreed with Trump's reported characterization of former FBI Director James Comey as a "nut job".
May 22 2017
Wisconsin unemployment lowest since February 2000
In a year-over comparison from 2016, growth was seen in federal government and "other services" as high as 20 percent. This post was updated to clarify that the new unemployment data is preliminary and add quotes from Matthew Barewicz.
May 22 2017
Hinting at secret tapes, Trump warns ousted Federal Bureau of Investigation director
For example, White House press secretary Sean Spicer has said the president fired Comey because he was advised to do so. The face-to-face meeting between the president and the director raised other concerns.
May 26 2017NFL cuts OT from 15 minutes to 10, citing player safety
May 26 2017Venezuelan president compares treatment of officials overseas to Nazi persecution
May 26 2017LeBron James calls his pursuit of Michael Jordan a 'personal goal'
May 25 2017Navios Maritime Partners L.P. (NMM) Announces Quarterly Earnings Results
May 25 2017Vehicle seats may not restrain child in crash
May 25 2017Previous owner of Elvis jet says he designed red interior
May 24 2017$400 billion price tag for California single-payer bill
May 24 2017Manchester Responds To Concert Attack With Beautiful Acts Of Kindness
May 23 2017Senate confirms Iowa governor as China envoy
May 22 2017Next stop for Trump is Israel, in pursuit of 'ultimate deal'
May 27 20171 killed, dozens injured in caste violence in northern India
May 26 2017Trump budget keeps pledges: Cuts for poor, more for military
May 25 2017Assam: Sukhoi with 2 pilots missing near China border
May 25 2017Trump embraces Israel, but Russian ties still trail him
May 24 2017Trump Meets With Israel's PM Netanyahu
May 24 2017Mother claims sunscreen gave her 14-month-old daughter second-degree burns
May 23 2017Much-anticipated Ariana Grande concert ends in blood, horror
May 23 2017Why Trump is on track to disappoint Israel's Netanyahu
May 23 2017Star Midfielder Believes Champions League Football Will Help Liverpool Attract 'Big Players'
May 23 2017LeEco Founder Jia Yueting Steps Down as CEO Amidst Massive Corporate Overhaul
May 23 2017US extends 'temporary protected status' to Haitians until January
May 22 2017Capitals square series 3-3 against Penguins