Oil prices steady near year lows ahead of G20 and OPEC

LONDON (Reuters) - Oil prices steadied on Tuesday, depressed by record Saudi production but supported by expectations that oil exporters would agree to cut output at an OPEC meeting next week. Benchmark North Sea Brent crude oil <LCOc1> was unchanged at $60.48 a barrel by 1225 GMT, not far above a

Turkey grants $140 million to small businesses, industry minister says

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey will provide 734 million lira ($140 million) in fiscal support for more than 2,500 small and medium-sized businesses, Industry Minister Mustafa Varank said on Tuesday, as part of a programme aiming to increase high tech production. Turkey has been battered this year by a sell-off in the

Trump talk pushes dollar to near two-week highs

LONDON (Reuters) - The U.S. dollar rallied on Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump said that he would push ahead with tariffs on Chinese goods, fuelling concern about a Sino-U.S. trade war and boosting demand for the greenback. Sterling was weaker <GBP=> <EURGBP=> across the board after Trump said on Monday

Mideast stocks: Dubai falls for fourth day, banks aid Saudi

(Reuters) - The Dubai stock market fell for a fourth straight session to a 34-month low on Tuesday morning as real estate shares continued to slide, while Saudi Arabia inched up on support from recovering bank stocks. In Dubai, the index <.DFMGI> fell 1.0 percent to 2,699 points, its lowest level