FINANCE & ECONOMY

US-Based Lineage Logistics Acquires UK Cold Storage, Frozen Food and Logistics Service Provider Yearsley GroupNovember 14, 2018

(AETOS Wire)-- Lineage Logistics Holdings, LLC (“Lineage” or the “Company”), the world’s most innovative and trusted provider of temperature-controlled supply chain solutions, today announced it has acquired Yearsley Group Limited (“Yearsley”), a leading temperature-controlled logistics service provider and frozen food distributor in the UK. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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Jordan, Iraq discuss trade, joint venturesNovember 13, 2018

AMMAN — Iraq on Monday voiced support for Jordan’s request of exempting exports from customs fees, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.

Iraqi officials also expressed readiness to reduce commerce barriers hindering trade exchange between their county and Jordan, Petra said.

During a meeting in Baghdad between Industry, Trade and Supply Minister Tareq Hammouri"...

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Jordan, Japan discuss investment plan for Hijaz Railway November 13, 2018

AMMAN — Jordan and Japan on Monday discussed an investment plan to revitalise the Hijaz Railway’s infrastructure in support of the national economy, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.

During a meeting with a Japanese delegation, Director General of the Hijaz Railway Corporation Salah Luzi said that the plan would be funded by the Japan International"...

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ASE closes at JD5.8 millionNovember 13, 2018

Amman, Nov. 12 (Petra) - The Amman Stock Exchange (ASE) closed Monday's session with JD5.4 million shares traded through 3,221 transactions, with a trading value of JD5.8 million.

The stock index declined compared to the closing of the previous session with a negative change of 0.83 percent at the 1944 point.

When comparing the closing prices of 106 companies with traded shares, 24 witnessed a rise in their share prices, the shares of 46 others declined, while 36 others were stable.

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Jordan scores significant improvement in ‘protecting minority investors’ indicatorNovember 13, 2018

AMMAN — Jordan jumped 40 spots in the last two World Bank Doing Business Reports’ “protecting minority investors” category, the Jordan Securities Commission (JSC) said on Monday.

In the 2019 report, Jordan’s ranking rose from 146th in 2018 to 125th, and improved 19 ranks between 2018 and 2017, JSC Chief Commissioner Mohammad Hourani said, according to the Jordan News Agency, Petra.

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Jordanian-Syrian hair salon helps strengthen Mafraq’s social cohesionNovember 13, 2018

AMMAN — Two Jordanian and Syrian women have been defying the odds facing female entrepreneurs in Jordan, since they established their own hair beauty salon in a densely populated area of Mafraq Governorate.

Jordan can appear as a path full of pitfalls for young entrepreneurs, especially women, let alone foreigners.

For Mervat S., 25, who escaped her hometown of Homs"...

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Israel gives $0.5m to Jordan particle acceleratorNovember 13, 2018

Israel has invested millions of dollars in a Jordanian particle accelerator, Haaretz said. Egypt, Palestine, Turkey and Pakistan also backed the project, while states including China and Canada are characterised as observers.

According to the Israeli paper, Israel is paying $500,000 a year to the project, while the country’s Council for High Education donated $5"...

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B2BX Cryptocurrency Exchange Secures Full Regulatory Approval in EstoniaNovember 13, 2018

(AETOS Wire)-- B2BX Exchange, a leading professional digital asset trading platform, announced today that it has received approval for a regulatory licence from the Estonian Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU). The licence means that B2BX will be able to operate as a completely regulated exchange for trading cryptocurrencies and makes it one of the first exchanges in Europe to secure this form of recognition.

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Xaxis: Marketers Plan Global Increase in ‘Outcome-Driven Media’ as Digital Attention Turns to Better Success MeasurementNovember 13, 2018

(AETOS Wire)-- A global survey of almost 5,000 digital media marketers reveals that the vast majority plan to increase their investment in the emerging field of ‘outcome-driven media’ to address growing media complexity and better understand the impact of their campaigns on business results.

The research, by GroupM’s advanced programmatic arm Xaxis, assessed how satisfied marketers were"...

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Arthur D. Little Predicts Transformative Changes in Commercial Aviation Market by 2035November 13, 2018

(AETOS Wire)-- Arthur D. Little (ADL) today published a major new report on the future of the commercial aviation market. It predicts the sector will change more in the years between now and 2035 than in its entire previous 80 years. This will impact airlines, aircraft providers and infrastructure providers in terms of their business and operating models, driven by demand evolution, technological breakthroughs and changes in regulation.

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