* China’s vehicle sales grow 4.3%
* Polish post office set for a revival
* US in trade dispute with Indonesia
* Egypt changes central bank chief amid fight to bolster pound
* Pakistan summons Indian envoy over Kashmir tensions
* Doha aid fails to stem Egypt currency woes
* Saudi oil cut propels Brent higher
* Tycoon Slim’s retail arm to raise $720 million with share offer
* Infosys Q3 profit beats estimates, shares surge 13 percent
China’s vehicle sales grow 4.3%
Vehicle sales in China, the world’s largest auto market, rose 4.3 per cent in 2012 to 19.3m, a modest increase over the previous year’s pace, according to the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers.
Polish post office set for a revival
Most chief executives are keen to talk up the prowess of their businesses – but Jerzy Jozkowiak, head of the Poczta Polska, the Polish national postal operator, is unsparing in his criticism of the company he has led since March 2011.
US in trade dispute with Indonesia
The US launched a trade dispute against Indonesia over import restrictions on a wide range of agricultural products – including fruits, vegetables, plants and meats – arguing that the measures by the southeast Asian nation were damaging US exporters.
Egypt changes central bank chief amid fight to bolster pound
Egypt appointed Hisham Ramez to take over as governor of a central bank that’s fighting to preserve public confidence in the pound after it slid to a record low.
Pakistan summons Indian envoy over Kashmir tensions
Pakistan has summoned India’s High Commissioner over violence in the disputed region of Kashmir, a Pakistani foreign ministry official said on Friday.
Doha aid fails to stem Egypt currency woes
An extra $2.5bn in Qatari financial assistance to Egypt has failed to stem the decline of the country’s currency or alleviate the pressure on the government of President Mohamed Morsi.
Saudi oil cut propels Brent higher
Brent crude hit a 12-week high on Thursday, rising above $113 a barrel as Saudi Arabia cut its oil production to the lowest since May 2011, when it increased output amid escalating violence in Libya.
Tycoon Slim’s retail arm to raise $720 million with share offer
Tycoon Carlos Slim’s retail unit said it plans to relist on the Mexican stock exchange, offering a 15.2 percent stake to raise some $720 million to fund expansion plans, including possible acquisitions.
Infosys Q3 profit beats estimates, shares surge 13 percent
Infosys Ltd, India’s No.2 software services provider, posted a stronger-than-expected quarterly profit and raised its annual revenue forecast after its client base expanded and the firm signed more deals, sending its shares 13 percent higher.
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