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US consumer prices fell 0.1% for the first time in 9 months

Consumer prices fell in the US by 0.1% in December compared to November, the ministry of labor reports. Inflation fell below 2% for the first time since August 2017, while half a year ago, the rate of price increase was 2.9%. Prices that do ...
14.01.2019

Brexit may fail due to the failure of the draft deal with the EU

British Foreign Minister, Jeremy Hunt, said that a country could refuse to leave the European Union if London and Brussels did not agree on the terms of the deal. The minister said this on BBC radio. Brexit voting is scheduled for January 15 ...
14.01.2019

China's GDP growth target lowered to 6% in 2019

The slowdown in the growth of the Chinese economy forced the Chinese authorities to reduce the forecast for GDP growth for the current year. Trade disputes between China and the United States and the decline in domestic demand led to a reduction ...
14.01.2019

Industrial production in Spain fell to 7-months low

In November, Spain reduced the production of industrial goods by 1.5% compared to October. In October, an increase by 1.1% was observed. According to INE, the decline in production in November was the most significant in 7 months, as output ...
14.01.2019

Moody’s: the proportion of defaults of companies will increase in 2019

Moody’s, international agency, reports: the proportion of defaults among companies with a speculative grade level fell in 2018 to 2.3%. At the end of the third quarter, the indicator was 2.8%. At the beginning of 2019, the downtrend will continue, ...
14.01.2019

The volume of industrial production in Britain fell by 0.4%, contrary to analysts' expectations

Industrial production in the UK fell in November 2018 by 0.4%, in the previous month, the figure fell by 0.5%, according to the British Office for National Statistics (ONS). By November last year, industrial output fell by 1.5%. Analysts had ...
14.01.2019

Canadian inflation slowed to 1.7% in November

In November, consumer prices in Canada rose by 1.7% year-on-year, official data showed. Compared to a price increase of 2.4% in October, November inflation slowed down, marking the lowest value since January of this year. Inflation, which does ...
20.12.2018

Price inflation of German producer peaked for 1.5 years

In November, producer prices in Germany rose from the previous month by 3.3%, the fastest rates since April 2017, finversia.ru writes, referring to the data of the Federal Statistical Office. The inflation rate in November exceeded the forecasts ...
20.12.2018

LNG in China went up by 26% in two weeks

The increased demand for gas for heating homes in China against the backdrop of cold weather has led to an increase in the price of liquefied natural gas in the country over the past 2 weeks. The air temperature in Beijing from December 4 to ...
20.12.2018

Scotland's quarterly growth slowed sharply

The Scottish government reported that in the third quarter, GDP, which did not take into account the oil and gas industry in the North Sea, increased by 0.3% compared to the second quarter, when the economic recovery was at 0.5%. Thus, Scotland’s ...
20.12.2018

Inflation in Britain slowed to a 20-month low in November

Consumer prices in the UK rose in November at the lowest rate since March 2017. As shown by the data from the Office for National Statistics, their growth compared with November of last year was 2.3%, confirming analysts' forecasts. In October, ...
20.12.2018

India in the IMF ranking in 2019 will replace the UK in GDP terms

The International Monetary Fund predicts that next year India will take the 5th place in the ranking of countries in terms of GDP, pushing the UK, which this year takes the position, Financial Times writes. According to IMF estimates, the UK ...
20.12.2018

Qatar intends to invest in the US oil and gas sector more than $20 billion

Qatar Petroleum CEO, Saad Sherida al-Kaabi, said that after Qatar had left OPEC in January 2019, the state oil and gas company intended to invest more than $20 billion in the US oil and gas sector. Qatar, the world's largest exporter of liquefied ...
20.12.2018

UK immigration policy will change after Brexit

The UK government has prepared a policy document on immigration policy after Brexit. It says that the new system assumes a reduction in the number of migrants to less than 100 thousand people, which will be achieved through priority for skilled ...
20.12.2018

Sales of homes on the secondary market in the US rose in November by 1.9%

The US National Association of Realtors reported that in November, the secondary housing market in the country showed sales growth of 1.9% regarding October. In total, 5 million 320 thousand homes were sold, which exceeded analysts' forecast ...
20.12.2018

The volume of transactions on the acquisition of foreign assets by Japanese companies in 2018 reached a record 180 billion dollars

Japanese companies this year concluded 621 transactions for the acquisition of foreign assets totaling $180 billion. As reported by Dealogic, the figure for 2018 rose to a record high in more than 20 years. The $62 billion purchase of the Irish ...
20.12.2018

Twitter shares fell at a maximum rate

Twitter reported that by analyzing the appearance of suspicious traffic that led to the leakage of customer data, it eliminated the detected vulnerability on November 16. However, this information led to the fact that on Monday the company's ...
19.12.2018

Two Chinese startups, the largest in the production of electric cars, have released new passenger cars

Two Chinese startups, the largest in the production of electric cars, announced that the new passenger cars they had launched last week would go on sale in 2019. The Chinese authorities have introduced subsidies to support sales of electric ...
19.12.2018

Chinese technology startups prefer now Southeast Asia

Chinese technology start-ups decided to expand their production in Southeast Asia because of the concerns about the effects of the US-Chinese trade war, the South China Morning Post writes. It is noted that such changes in preferences may further ...
19.12.2018

The rate of decline in housing prices in Toronto in October became maximum in more than 20 years

Toronto housing prices fell at the fastest pace since September 1996. The price index in Canada for new buildings in Toronto declined in annual terms by 1.4%, while the indicator in all the provinces and territories of Canada increased by only ...
19.12.2018
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