Gold climbed towards a five-month high on Monday as an electoral win by Greece's anti-austerity party sparked fears of renewed instability in Europe, triggering safe-haven demand for bullion.
Greek leftist leader Alexis Tsipra
Dubai-based Emirates will support the second Greek Deluxe Travel Roadshow to be held in Dubai, UAE, next month.
For the second year in a row, a select delegation of some of the most luxurious hotels, resorts and tourism companies from G
Gold added to overnight losses on Thursday as strength in the dollar and equities plus robust US economic data reduced the metal's appeal as a hedge, triggering further outflows from the top bullion-backed fund.
Spot gold ease
Gold hit a three-week high on Tuesday as sliding oil prices knocked stock markets and concerns simmered over Greece's future in the euro zone, prompting investors to seek out bullion as a safe store of value.
European shares r
Gold edged down on higher shares on Wednesday, but was poised to end 2014 steady around $1,200 an ounce as the impact of a stronger dollar was offset by demand from investors worried about tensions in Russia and political uncertainty in Greece.
Hundreds of passengers were trapped on a burning car ferry off Greece on Sunday, pleading to be rescued by a flotilla of nearby ships that battled storm conditions in open water to try to reach them.
The Greek coastguard said 150
Egypt, facing its worst power crisis in decades, pledged greater energy cooperation with Greece and Cyprus, a diplomatic move that opened up the possibility of progress in talks to import natural gas from Cyprus.
A group of investors in Qatar acquired a portfolio of commercial properties in Greece worth €125 million ($157 million) a few months back, said a report.
The portfolio comprises a package of five or six major stores in major
Greece ordered electricity workers back to their jobs yesterday, threatening them with arrest if they continue with strikes that have caused power cuts across the country in the middle of its tourism season.
The move came after wo
Asry, a leading ship and rig repair yard in the Gulf, showcased its products and services at one of the world's leading shipping exhibitions, Posidonia, in Athens, boosting its commercial presence in one of the globe's main shipping hubs