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23.05.2018 12:00:18

Oil prices renewed maximum for 3,5 years

On Tuesday, oil prices updated a maximum of 3.5 years on investors' concerns about future supplies from Iran and Venezuela in connection with the prospects for the introduction of US sanctions against the two countries, according to MarketWatch. ...
23.05.2018 12:00:18

Bundesbank announced stable growth of Germany's GDP

The Bundesbank said that the growth of Europe's largest economy remains stable, Reuters reports. The monthly report of the Central Bank says that, despite some weakening of the general momentum in the first quarter, further acceleration of ...
23.05.2018 12:00:18

Vlieghe expects interest rate increase 3 times in 3 years

Member of the Bank of England, Gertjan Vlieghe, expects for the next three years the higher number of interest rate increases than the market suggests, Reuters reports. In his opinion, “interest rates will increase by 25-50 basis points per ...
23.05.2018 12:00:18

ECB representative Liikanen believes that it will take time to increase inflation

The representative of the European Central Bank, Erkki Liikanen, speaking in the Parliament of Finland, said that it will take time for the basic inflation in the euro area to affect the acceleration and support the growth of the overall inflation. ...
23.05.2018 12:00:18

EU to start negotiations on free trade with Australia and New Zealand

The countries of the European Union are trying to create new alliances amid increased trade tensions with the United States and are planning to start free trade negotiations with Australia and New Zealand, Reuters reports. The EU expects that ...
23.05.2018 12:00:18

Entertainment One increased its annual profit more than 2 times

The pre-tax profit of the British television and film company Entertainment One for 12 months ended March 31, more than doubled to 77 million 600 thousand pounds due to the popularity of the animated series “Peppa Pig” in China, the finversia.ru ...
23.05.2018 12:00:18

Santos rejected offer of Harbor Energy to buy it for 10 billion 860 million dollars

The Australian oil and gas company Santos rejected the offer of the US private equity fund Harbour Energy to purchase Santos for 10 billion 860 million dollars. In a press release, Santos said that the proposal “does not reflect the full value ...
23.05.2018 12:00:18

Industrial orders in UK declined in May to a minimum since November 2016

Industrial orders in the UK declined in May to the lowest level since the end of 2016. As a survey of the Confederation of British Industrialists showed, the monthly balance of industrial orders fell in May to minus 3 points from plus 4 points ...
23.05.2018 12:00:18

Growth in wholesale sales in Canada exceeded forecasts in March

In March 2018, wholesale sales in Canada grew by 1.1% to 62 billion 800 million US dollars after a decline in February. Without taking into account the subsector of cars and spare parts, where the biggest increase was recorded, wholesale sales ...
22.05.2018 12:00:16

Economy of Thailand increased by 4.8% in the first quarter

In the first quarter of this year, GDP of Thailand rose 4.8% year-on-year at the maximum rate over the past 5 years after an increase of 4% in the fourth quarter of 2017, official data showed. The growth of the economy was promoted by an increase ...
22.05.2018 12:00:16

Net profit of Ryanair for the year increased by 10%

The largest air carrier in Europe, the Irish company Ryanair Holdings, in the financial 2018 year, which ended March 31, increased its net profit by 10% in annual terms and reached a record 1 billion 450 million euros. Revenues amounted to ...
22.05.2018 12:00:16

Oil fell in price, but analysts predict its growth

Oil prices went down on Monday. July futures for Brent crude by 15:14 Moscow time fell by 35 cents to 78 dollars 16 cents per barrel. The price of June futures for WTI oil fell 2 cents to 71 dollars 26 cents per barrel. The head of the International ...
22.05.2018 12:00:15

Iran will adhere to nuclear agreement if EU compensates for US sanctions

Iran promised to adhere to the nuclear agreement if the European Union can compensate for the renewed US sanctions, high-ranking officials in Tehran said. After the recent withdrawal of the US from the nuclear agreement, the EU doubled its ...
22.05.2018 11:00:09

GDP of Nigeria grew for the fourth quarter in a row

The economy of Nigeria in the first quarter of 2018 increased by 1.95% in annual terms due to increased production and oil prices, according to the National Bureau of Statistics. Compared to the previous quarter, when the recovery was 2.11%, ...
21.05.2018 10:00:13

PayPal bought Swedish iZettle for 2.2 billion dollars

The PayPal payment service has bought the Finnish fixtech start-up iZettle for $2.2 billion before the IPO, during which the Swedish company counted on capitalization at half the amount offered by PayPal, the finversia.ru project wrote with ...
21.05.2018 10:00:13

Gold rose in price based on news from Italy

On Friday night, gold rose in price on concerns about the impact of political events in Italy on the situation with the debt of the country. According to the trading data at 21:31 Moscow time, the value of the June gold futures rose by $3 to ...
21.05.2018 10:00:13

American Deere increased quarterly profit by 49%

The net profit of the US engineering company Deere&Co in the second quarter, ended April 29, rose by 49.4% in annual terms to 1 billion 210 million dollars. Growth was facilitated by improved market conditions and increased sales of agricultural ...
21.05.2018 09:00:10

Oil prices closed last week with growth

Oil prices ended last week with growth based on concerns about fuel supplies to the world market. However, on Friday evening, oil prices fell. July futures for Brent crude by 18:14 Moscow time on Friday fell by 6 cents to 79 dollars 25 cents ...
21.05.2018 09:00:10

Retail sales in Canada grew by 0.6% in March

In March 2018, retail sales in Canada increased by 0.6% to 50 billion 238 million Canadian dollars, compared with February, when their growth was 0.5%, according to the country's statistics. Analysts had predicted an increase of 0.3%. Sales ...
21.05.2018 09:00:10

Bitcoin completed the second consecutive week in negative territory

The rate of bitcoin completed last week in the red. According to MarketWatch, the depreciation has been observed for two weeks in a row. During trading on Friday, the price of the cryptocurrency fell to the lowest level since April 18 this ...
21.05.2018 09:00:10

Surplus of foreign trade balance of eurozone grew in March

The surplus of the foreign trade balance of the eurozone in March rose to 26.9 billion euros against 18.9 billion euros a month earlier, data of the Statistical Office Eurostat showed. Exports to countries that are not members of the euro area ...
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