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Caterpillar increased its net profit 2.5 times in 9 months

American company Caterpillar, specializing in the production of construction and mining equipment, engines and industrial turbines, following the results of 9 months of this year, showed an increase in net profit 2.5 times to 5 billion 99 million ...
24.10.2018

Uber introduces clean air fee in London so drivers can buy electric cars

The head of Uber, Dara Khosrowshahi, announced the plans of the American company to introduce an additional charge to passengers, called the “fresh air fee.” The company is taking this step to help taxi drivers in London buy electric cars by ...
24.10.2018

British Dyson to build electric car manufacturing plant in Singapore

British company Dyson, producing vacuum cleaners, hair dryers and hand dryers, intends to build a factory in Singapore to produce its own electric vehicles. This company made an official statement. According to the plans of Dyson, the construction ...
24.10.2018

RBS will allocate 2 billion pounds to finance enterprises during the Brexit

Royal Bank of Scotland intends to support small and medium-sized businesses during the UK exit from the EU. According to finversia.ru, the bank said it would issue loans to satisfy British companies in terms of trading and working capital under ...
24.10.2018

Johnson & Johnson will buy back shares of Japanese Ci:z for 2 billion 50 million dollars

Johnson & Johnson announced a deal with Japanese Ci:z Holdings for the purchase of all its outstanding shares for 230 billion yen. Jonson & Johnson, through its subsidiary, already owns a 19.9% stake in the Japanese company. Under the ...
24.10.2018

For the first time in almost 3 years, economic stagnation can be fixed in Germany

In Germany, the first economic stagnation in almost three years is expected. According to forecasts of the Bundesbank, the German economy in the third quarter could stop its growth almost to zero. The main reason for the stagnation is the expected ...
23.10.2018

Acer increased its quarterly consolidated revenue by 7.8%

The Taiwanese manufacturer of computer equipment and electronics, Acer, reported an increase in consolidated profit in the third quarter by 7.8% in annual terms to 65 billion 330 million Taiwanese dollars. Compared with the second quarter, ...
23.10.2018

Prices for new housing in China increased by 1% in September

In the 70 largest cities in China, the rise in prices for new housing in September slowed to 1% compared with a rise of 1.5% in August, data from the National Bureau of Statistics showed. Growth in housing prices has been fixed for 41 months. ...
23.10.2018

Philips net profit declined by 8% in the third quarter

Royal Philips of the Netherlands reduced its third-quarter net profit by 8% to 291 million euros. Its dynamics were negatively affected by expenses caused by the lighting equipment manufacturing division of Philips Lighting. At the same time, ...
23.10.2018

Net profit of Halliburton for 9 months increased 2.7 times

The American oilfield services company Halliburton, from the beginning of 2018 to September, increased its net profit 2.7 times compared to the same period in 2017 to $992 million, finversia.ru reports, citing the company's statements. Per ...
23.10.2018

China leads the world in attracting venture capital

The volume of venture capital in China for the period from January to October amounted to 93 billion 800 million dollars, making Chinese technology companies world leaders in attracting funding. Their capital exceeded the figure of American ...
23.10.2018

Aluminum production in the world grew by 0.3% in nine months

Over the first nine months of this year, aluminum production in the world has increased by 0.3% compared with the same period last year, preliminary data from the IAI, uniting the largest producers of this metal, showed. At the end of 2017, ...
23.10.2018

Toy maker Hasbro almost halved net profit in 9 months

The second largest toy manufacturer in the world, Hasbro, reported that its net profit for the first 9 months of the year decreased 1.9 times compared to the same period in 2017 and amounted to 211,668,000 dollars, which was caused by the elimination ...
23.10.2018

The OECD forecasts an almost 2-fold increase in global consumption of commodities by 2060

Consumption of commodities in the world by 2060 will increase almost 2 times to 167 gigatonnes, according to the calculations of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development contained in the “Looking to 2060: Long-term global growth ...
23.10.2018

US Federal Trade Commission approves Linde and Praxair merger

The merger of German chemical company Linde and American chemical company Praxair was approved by the US Federal Trade Commission. Thus, companies that received approval from the European Union in August overcame the last major obstacle. Completion ...
23.10.2018

The demand for gold in India during the festivals fell by 40% in annual terms

Purchases of gold during the period of weddings and festivals in India, the second largest precious metal market in the world, remained below the values typical of this period. According to the All India Germs & Domestic Counsel industry ...
22.10.2018

Oil prices during evening trading on Friday continued their growth

During the evening trading on Friday, there was a steady increase in oil prices. The price of WTI crude oil for the week decreased due to expectations of growth in supply in the world market amid increasing US reserves and production. Investors, ...
22.10.2018

Volkswagen has begun construction of a plant for the production of electric vehicles in Shanghai

German automaker Volkswagen reported that, together with its Chinese partner, SAIC Motor, it began construction of a plant in Shanghai that will manufacture electric cars. For the first time the production of cars by this enterprise will be ...
22.10.2018

Sales of homes in the secondary housing market in the US fell by 3.4% in September

In September, in the US secondary housing market, there was a decrease in sales for the sixth consecutive month. As reported by the National Association of Realtors (NAR), the September figure compared to the previous month fell by 3.4% to ...
22.10.2018

Canadian inflation slowed to 2.2% in August

In September, consumer prices in Canada rose by 2.2% relative to the same month a year earlier, Dominion Bureau of Statistics reported. In the previous month, consumer price growth was at the level of 2.8%. Compared with August, the decline ...
22.10.2018
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