Inflation in South Africa accelerated to 4.6% in June
Consumer prices in South Africa rose 4.6% in June 2018 compared to the same month last year after rising 4.4% in May, according to figures from the Office for Statistics of South Africa. The acceleration of inflation in June turned out to be ...
Unemployment in the UK kept a record low
Unemployment in the UK, calculated according to the methodology of the International Labor Organization, for the period from March to May this year was 4.2%, keeping the minimum level since 1975 recorded in the previous three months. This is ...
Oil prices stabilized after a sharp fall a day earlier
Oil prices stabilized on Tuesday after the collapse the day before. September futures for Brent crude by 15:01 Moscow time fell by 5 cents to 71 dollars 79 cents per barrel. The price of August futures for WTI oil by this time fell by 8 cents ...
Quarterly profit of Johnson & Johnson grew by 3.1%
American company Johnson & Johnson, the world's largest producer of health products, increased its net profit in the second quarter by 3.1% year-on-year to $3 billion 950 million. Profit without taking into account one-off factors increased ...
Net profit of UnitedHealth exceeded forecasts in the second quarter
The largest US health insurance company UnitedHealth Group in the second quarter increased its net profit by 28% year-on-year to $2 billion 920 million. Adjusted earnings rose to 3 dollars 14 cents per share, the analystshad predicted 3 dollars ...
Annual inflation in Italy was 1.3% in June
In June 2018, consumer prices in Italy, calculated by national standards, increased by 1.3% compared with June last year, the final data of the statistical agency Istat showed. In May, the annual price increase was 1%. Relative to the previous ...
An acceleration of inflation was registered in Bulgariain June
Consumer prices in Bulgaria accelerated their growth in June this year for the second consecutive month, the finversia.ru project writes. According to the National Statistical Institute of Bulgaria, in June, inflation was 3.2% compared to 2.6% ...
The slowdown of China's economy threatens global growth
The slowdown of China's economy against the backdrop of a trade war between the US and China has become an obvious fact that will affect global growth, Bloomberg writes. The campaign to limit loans developed in China has caused braking in the ...
Retail sales in the US increased significantly in June
Retail sales in the US rose by 0.5% in June compared to a rise of 1.3% in May, the Ministry of Commerce said. June growth, which coincided with forecasts of the economists, contributed to an increase in purchases of cars and a number of other ...
BofA increased net profit by one third in the second quarter
In the second quarter, Bank of America increased its net profit by 33.3% in annual terms to 6 billion 800 million dollars. In earnings per share, profit was 63 cents, while experts had expected the figure at 57 cents. Revenues of the bank amounted ...
Growth in wholesale prices in India increased to 5.77% in June
One of the main indicators of inflation in India, the wholesale price index, in June, peaked since December 2013 to 5.77% after rising to 4.43% in May, according to official data. Analysts had predicted the growth of the index to 5.23%. Last ...