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Arab Times

A fiery net ‘spell sees’ Lanka turn tables on NZ – Hosts lead series 2-1 with two matches remaining

NELSON, New Zealand, Jan 1, (AFP): A cracking 91 by Tillakaratne Dilshan after a fiery net session set Sri Lanka up for an eight-wicket victory …

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Riders set for event

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Balance win overall Sydney-Hobart honors – Quikpoint Azzurro missed deadline

SYDNEY, Jan 1, (AFP): Australian 52-footer Balance was Thursday crowned the overall winner of the Sydney to Hobart race, after overcoming the roughest conditions in …

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Mideast funds more bullish on stock, bearish on bonds – poll – Most positive balance on equities since Feb 2014

DUBAI, Jan 1, (RTRS): Middle East fund managers have become more positive on regional equities with a strong bias towards the United Arab Emirates, and …

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2015 equity market winners and losers – Netflix biggest gainer

NEW YORK, Jan 1, (AP): In a flat year overall for stocks, there was still plenty of excitement to be enjoyed — or endured — …

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China December ‘factory’ activity dips; more stimulus needed in ’16 – Services sector ends 2015 on a strong note

BEIJING, Jan 1, (RTRS): China looked set for a soggy start to 2016 after activity in the manufacturing sector contracted for a fifth straight month …

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India to tighten ‘rules’ for credit cooperatives – Move to protect investors

NEW DELHI, Jan 1, (RTRS): India will crack down on errant financial firms that raise funds, mainly from millions of rural poor customers, through loosely …

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The year in movie superlatives – Rampling and Fassbender top in acting category

With the year winding down, it’s time for an In Contention tradition: Checking off a list of superlatives, from the Academy’s 21 feature categories, to …

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A look at underrated movies – Fall movie season proves cold

Many of the best films of 2015 struggled to find audiences on the big screen. It’s not that Americans have stopped splurging at the movies: …

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McKay on ‘Big Short’ corruption: It’s still happening – A sobering comedy about incredible-but-true events

LOS ANGELES, Dec 29, (RTRS): Adam McKay has gone from directing laffers like “Anchorman” and “Talladega Nights” to “The Big Short.” But as he explained …

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