Business news wrap-upWed, Aug. 23, 2017
A wrap-up for the most prominent news circulated during the day.
Gold inches up as focus shifts to central bankers' meetingWed, Aug. 23, 2017
Gold prices edged up on Wednesday, with investors turning to the precious metal amid political uncertainty in the United States
Euro, bond yields rise on buoyant business surveysWed, Aug. 23, 2017
The European single currency and euro zone government bond yields rose on Wednesday
TSX rises as RBC earns boosts financial stocksWed, Aug. 23, 2017
Canada's main stock index rose on Wednesday, boosted by a jump in financial shares led by Royal Bank of Canada
Toshiba sells $58.5 million in shares of Mitsubishi UFJ: sourceWed, Aug. 23, 2017
Japan's Toshiba Corp sold $58.5 million worth of shares in Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group on Wednesday
British banks set to close record 762 branches this yearWed, Aug. 23, 2017
Banks in Britain are set to close a record 762 branches this year
ESCWA eyes cooperation with Egypt’s petroleum sectorWed, Aug. 23, 2017
Abdel Hakim reviewed methods of mutual cooperation between ESCWA and the oil sector in Egypt in the upcoming months.
Maritime, Land Transport firm units post LE 1.67B profit in FY16/17Wed, Aug. 23, 2017
Three companies affiliated with the Ministry of Public Business Sector posted profits and revenues surge in the fiscal year of 2016/2017.