Volkswagen Profit a Victim of European Sales Slump

April 24 (Bloomberg) -- Bloomberg's Manus Cranny reports that Volkswagen AG's first-quarter operating profit dropped 26 percent on falling European auto demand. He speaks on Bloomberg Television's "The Pulse."

Aramco's Tax Rate Slashed From 85% to 50%
42:20 - Oman Investment Fund Chief Economist Fabio Scacciavillani discusses Saudi Arabia cutting the tax rate paid by state oil producer Saudi Aramco ahead of its planned IPO. Scacciavillani speaks on "Bloomberg Markets: Middle East." (Source: Bloomberg)
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