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The unemployment rate in the UK was 4% at the end of July

From May to July this year, the unemployment rate in the UK, according to the methodology of the International Labor Organization, declined from 4.2% in the previous 3 months to 4%, the minimum since February 1975, the data from the Office ...
12.09.2018

Mark Carney will be the head of the Bank of England until January 2020

The HM Treasury reported that the head of the Bank of England, Mark Carney, will remain in office until the end of January 2020, although his term expires at the end of June 2019. Carney said he would do everything possible to ensure a smooth ...
12.09.2018

Oil continued to grow in price, the spread between Brent and WTI exceeded $10 per barrel

The reason for the continued increase in oil prices on Tuesday was the intensification of Hurricane Florence, as well as a sharp reduction in oil supplies from Iran and Venezuela. At the same time, the spread between Brent and WTI brands was ...
12.09.2018

Shares of unified Unilever will appear on stock exchanges in December

Unilever, the British-Dutch company and one of the world leaders in the market of food and household products, said that the restructuring of the company, which aims to simplify the structure and was launched in 2017, will be completed in December ...
12.09.2018

The pace of production growth in South Africa accelerated in July

The growth in production in South Africa accelerated in July, finversia.ru reported, citing official data. According to preliminary data from the statistical office, in July, the volume of production, excluding adjustments, increased by 2.9% ...
12.09.2018

South Korea completely stopped buying oil from Iran in August

South Korea completely stopped importing Iranian oil in August, reacting to the demand of the US authorities to stop buying oil from Iran. The US authorities are planning to introduce the next block of sanctions against Iran on November 4, ...
11.09.2018

Oil rose in price during trading on Monday

During trading on Monday, oil prices rose on fears that the hurricane Florence, threatening the eastern coast of the United States, could prove to be one of the strongest this year, although the main oil producing areas in the Gulf of Mexico ...
11.09.2018

Ford will not move the production of Focus Active to the US

President of the United States Donald Trump on Twitter appealed to Ford and offered it to begin production of the compact Focus Active SUV on the US territory, since in this case the American company will not pay duties. However, the management ...
11.09.2018

Economic growth in the UK accelerated in July

The UK economy in July 2018 increased by 0.3% compared with June, helped by the recovery of consumer spending and construction on the background of warm weather, according to the Office for National Statistics. For the period of three months ...
11.09.2018

Iran has now a floor for the production of centrifuges for uranium enrichment

The head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran, Ali Akbar Salehi, said that, on the orders of the country's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, a floor for the production of centrifuges for uranium enrichment was launched in Iran. This ...
11.09.2018

Deutsche Bank intends to reduce the cost of fund raising

German Deutsche Bank, the ratings of which were downgraded by S&P Global Ratings due to lagging behind its competitors, could lose about 200 million euros of revenue per year, as it is forced to pay more when placing bonds than its competitors. ...
11.09.2018

The foreign trade surplus of Belarus decreased by 46%

The foreign trade surplus of Belarus for the period from January to July 2018 decreased by 46.2% in annual terms to 403 million 300 thousand dollars, the National Bank of the country reported. During this period, exports increased by 18.8% ...
11.09.2018

S&P confirmed Kazakhstan's rating at “ВВВ- /А-3” with “stable” outlook

International rating agency S&P Global Ratings reported on the preservation of long-term and short-term sovereign credit ratings of Kazakhstan in foreign and national currency at the level of “BBB- /A-3” with a “stable” outlook, finversia.ru ...
11.09.2018

The growth of industrial production in the UK slowed in July

In July of this year, industrial production in the UK increased by 0.1% in monthly terms, according to the Office for National Statistics. The growth of the indicator slowed down compared to the rise of 0.4% in June. Experts had predicted an ...
11.09.2018

US President advised Apple to move production from China to the US

President of the United States Donald Trump on Twitter appealed to Apple and offered to transfer its production from China to the US in connection with the introduction of duties on imported goods from China. Most of its devices the world's ...
11.09.2018

European companies risk losing access to the US financial system if they refuse to comply with US sanctions against Iran

The second package of US sanctions against Iran, which will affect the oil industry and transactions of the Central Bank of Iran, enters into force on November 5 this year. At the same time, in the European Union, which intends to protect the ...
10.09.2018

Prices for gold rose against the background of a weakening dollar due to the trade war

On Friday, gold prices started to grow based on a statement by US President Donald Trump, made during a conversation with a representative of The Wall Street Journal, that he was concerned about the state of the trade balance between the US ...
10.09.2018

Oil prices decreased following the results of the last week

Following the results of the last week, Brent crude oil fell in price by 1.8%, WTI - by 3.6%. The pressure on oil prices is caused by the problems of emerging markets and the US trade conflict with China. In addition, according to the US Department ...
10.09.2018

The growth in the number of jobs in the US in August exceeded forecasts

The number of jobs in the US in August increased by 201 thousand people, and unemployment remained at the July level of 3.9%, the Ministry of Labor said. According to analysts' forecasts, the number of jobs was expected to increase by 190 thousand ...
10.09.2018

The currency reserves of Indonesia in August fell to a minimum for 19 months

The currency reserves of Indonesia have been declining for seven months in a row due to the fall of the national currency and the outflow of capital. In August, the country's currency reserves fell to the lowest level since January 2017 of ...
10.09.2018
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