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Mideast’s largest mall operator to expand amid vaccine hopes | International

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Middle East’s largest operator of malls expects revenue and earnings to climb back to pre-pandemic levels by the end of next year and is moving full steam ahead with plans to develop its biggest mall ever.

In a wide-ranging interview with The Associated Press on Thursday, Majid Al Futtaim CEO Alain Bejjani said business is steadily rebounding amid vaccine rollouts in some countries of the region, kicking 2021 off to a relatively strong start.

“We’re not out of the woods across the markets, but things are improving,” Bejjani said. “Going back to the

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Mideast’s largest mall operator to expand amid vaccine hopes

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Middle East’s largest operator of malls expects revenue and earnings to climb back to pre-pandemic levels by the end of next year and is moving full steam ahead with plans to develop its biggest mall ever.

In a wide-ranging interview with The Associated Press on Thursday, Majid Al Futtaim CEO Alain Bejjani said business is steadily rebounding amid vaccine rollouts in some countries of the region, kicking 2021 off to a relatively strong start.

“We’re not out of the woods across the markets, but things are improving,” Bejjani said. “Going back to the

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Skip’s Kicks shoe store hopes to leave a footprint on Clear Lake | Local

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Jo said she’s trying to keep the work she’s doing, with help from

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Stocks end lower as investors weigh vaccine hopes against concerns over more restrictions

Stocks fell Friday as rising COVID-19 cases raised the specter that more restrictions would be unleashed across U.S. cities and states, threatening to crimp business activity and jeopardize the tenuous economic recovery. An apparent dispute between the U.S. Treasury and Federal Reserve over whether to renew some pandemic-era emergency lending programs also weighed on risk assets.

Investors weighed these risks against a steady flow of positive news over a vaccine. Pfizer (PFE) and BioNTech (BNTX) said they plan to file for an emergency use authorization with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday, which would

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Dow tops 28,000 for the first time since February as Covid-19 vaccine, treatment hopes rise

with the S&P 500 and Nasdaq hitting fresh highs and adding to last week’s record levels, as market participants reacted to positive developments over a coronavirus treatment, and signs that a vaccine might be authorized in the near-term. The Dow closed above 28,000 for the first time since February, led by advances in shares of Boeing (BA) and Dow Inc. (DOW).” data-reactid=”16″Stocks rose Monday, with the S&P 500 and Nasdaq hitting fresh highs and adding to last week’s record levels, as market participants reacted to positive developments over a coronavirus treatment, and signs

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