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Brent crude rose in price to $62.43 per barrel

Increase in oil prices was recorded after an increase in trading volatility due to the publication of a report by the US Ministry of Energy on oil reserves. The April futures for Brent crude rose in price by 0.73% and reached $62.43 per barrel. ...
07.02.2019

Walt Disney reduced profit by 37% in the first financial quarter

Net profit of Walt Disney Co. fell by 37% in the first financial quarter, which ended December 29. Profit was $2.79 billion or $1.86 per share versus $4.4 billion or $2.91 per share over the earnings period last year. Adjusted earnings per ...
07.02.2019

External deficit fell to a minimum in 5 months

The US external deficit decreased by 11.5% in November and amounted to $49.3 billion against a value of $55.7 billion in October. The negative balance, which reached a record level in 2008, fell to a 5-month low. Experts had expected the decrease ...
07.02.2019

Labor productivity in the US manufacturing industry grew by 1.3% in the fourth quarter

The productivity of American workers in the manufacturing industry grew by 1.3% in annual terms in the fourth quarter. The indicator is calculated as the release of goods per hour of work. It includes incomplete data due to the consequences ...
07.02.2019

General Motors increased profits to $8 billion in 2018

American automaker General Motors recorded a profit of $8 billion in 2018 against a loss of $3.864 billion over the earnings period last year. The diluted earnings were $5.53 per share versus a loss of $2.6 in 2017. GM's revenue increased by ...
07.02.2019

BNP Paribas increased quarterly earnings by 1.1%

The bank of France, the largest in terms of assets, increased its profits in October-December by 1.1% to 1,442 billion euros from 1,426 billion euros in 2017. Over the same period, the bank's revenue fell by 3.5% to 10.16 billion euros, BNP ...
07.02.2019

The number of building permits increased by 6% in Canada

Canadian authorities issued 6% more construction permits to the value of $8.8 billion in December. The November figure was revised downwards - from 2.6% to 2.1%. Developers have planned more projects for the construction of apartment buildings ...
07.02.2019

Daimler expects weak profit growth in 2019

The German automaker expects weak growth in profit, sales and revenue in 2019. Due to poor reports for 2018, the company reduced dividends for the first time since 2010. At the end of the fourth quarter of last year, the profit fell almost ...
07.02.2019

The rate of Bitcoin fell below $3,400 for the first time since the end of January

Bitcoin fell in price to $3,391.33 during trading on Wednesday, which is 1.7% lower than the previous day, CoinDesk reports. During the bidding, the cryptocurrency rate dropped to $3,355.1. Jani Ziedins from the Cracked Market blog believes ...
07.02.2019

UK service sector slumps into stagnation

The service sector in the UK grew in January slower than expected and approached stagnation. The number of new orders in the sector declined for the first time in two years. The index of business activity in the service sector fell to 50.1 ...
06.02.2019

France will fine General Electric for a small number of jobs

French authorities will fine General Electric for creating a small number of new jobs, contrary to promises. As part of the deal with Alstom, GE was supposed to create a thousand new jobs in three years, but opened only 25, according to French ...
06.02.2019

Sales of new cars fall in the UK for the 5th consecutive month

Car sales in the UK fall for the fifth consecutive month in January. The reason was the drop in demand from businesses and car parks, according to the data of the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). Sales of new cars decreased ...
06.02.2019

Nissan stops production of the diesel version of the NV200 minivan in Europe

The company closes the production of diesel Nissan NV200 in Barcelona. Only the electric version of the model will remain in the European market. Nissan ceases production of the diesel model until the end of this summer. Diesel powered minivan ...
06.02.2019

Apple regained leadership in terms of capitalization

Apple's stock price rose 1.7% on Tuesday, thanks to which the company set a new record in terms of capitalization and surpassed Microsoft. Now, the cost of Apple reaches $821.7 billion - 4.3 billion more than Microsoft. Amazon's capitalization ...
06.02.2019

Retail sales in the euro area fell according to the forecasts

The sharp drop in demand in Germany has caused a decline in retail sales in the eurozone. Retail sales in 19 European countries declined 1.6% in December after rising 1.8% a month earlier. Growth in retail sales compared to last year was 0.8%. ...
06.02.2019

China will invest $373 billion in clean energy

China dramatically increases financing for renewable energy. In the coming years, the government will spend 2.7 trillion yuan or $373 billion to build solar and wind power plants. The Chinese authorities are aimed at a radical increase in the ...
06.02.2019

Profit of the British BP exceeded forecasts

Profit of BP, a British oil company, exceeded market forecasts in Q4 2018. Net profit of the corporation was $2.717 billion against a loss of $583 million over the earnings period last year. Experts had predicted a figure of $2.63 billion. ...
06.02.2019

Germany to buy stakes in companies

German Economy Minister, Peter Altmaier, announced that Germany would buy stakes in foreign companies to prevent the sale of key technologies. Germany has developed a national industrial strategy aimed at supporting local exporters. German ...
06.02.2019

Business activity in the eurozone is growing at the slowest pace since 2013

Business activity in the eurozone continues to grow, but at the slowest pace since 2013, IHS Markit reports. Eurozone PMI fell to 51 points from 51.1 points in December. A preliminary estimate of analysts was 50.7 points. The index value below ...
06.02.2019

Cryptocurrencies fell in price on Monday

Cryptocurrency prices fell following the results of trading on Monday. Interest in digital money increased after Twitter CEO, Jack Dorsey, announced that Bitcoin would become the single Internet currency. Dorsey expressed this opinion in an ...
05.02.2019
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