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The capitalization of Amazon has reached a mark of 1 trillion dollars for the first time

The capitalization of Amazon.com on Tuesday briefly reached $1 trillion, Reuters reports. For the year, company's shares rose more than 2 times - by 74.5%. On Tuesday, the Amazon stock price reached 2 thousand 50.5 dollars, but at the closing, ...
06.09.2018

Business activity in the UK services sector accelerated its growth in August

The supply managers' index in the services sector of the UK in August rose to 54.3 points from 53.5 points in the previous month, the results of the IHS Markit survey showed. The sector expanded at a faster pace against the backdrop of new ...
06.09.2018

The external deficit of the USA exceeded 50 billion dollars in July

The external deficit of the US in July amounted to 50 billion 100 million dollars, having increased from 45 billion 700 million dollars in June, the country's Ministry of Trade reported. Analysts had predicted a deficit of $50 billion 200 million ...
06.09.2018

The growth of producer prices in the eurozone exceeded forecasts in July

Producer prices in the 19 eurozone countries rose 0.4% in July 2018, compared to the previous month, according to data provided by Eurostat. The rise in prices exceeded the forecasts of analysts who had expected an increase of 0.3%, due to ...
05.09.2018

Business activity in the construction sector in the UK increased in August at the weakest pace in 3 months

The business activity index in the construction sector of the UK declined in August to 52.9 points from 55.8 points in July, when its 14-month maximum was recorded, the IHS Markit survey showed. Experts had predicted the figure at 55 points. ...
05.09.2018

President of Iran announced his intention to increase oil exports

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on national television that Iran would not reduce the extraction and export of crude oil, despite the restoration of restrictive measures by the US. Earlier, US State Department spokesman for Iran Brian ...
05.09.2018

India reduced imports of Iranian oil by 36% in August

The import of Iranian oil to India declined by 36% in August compared to July, to 488 thousand barrels per day, according to calculations by Bloomberg. Indian company Hindustan Petroleum in August did not import Iranian oil for the second month ...
05.09.2018

Inflation in the OECD countries accelerated to 2.9% in July

Consumer prices in the countries of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development rose by 2.9% in July in annual terms, after rising by 2.8% in June. The price of energy carriers increased by 11.1% against its growth of 10.4% in ...
05.09.2018

The economy of South Africa entered a period of recession in the second quarter

The economy of South Africa in the second quarter fell by 0.7% compared to the previous quarter, when there was a decline in GDP by 2.6%, according to official data. The decline for two consecutive quarters indicates that the economy of South ...
05.09.2018

The price of all global real estate in 2017 increased by 6.2%

The total value of all real estate in the world in 2017 increased by 6.2% to a record 280 trillion 600 billion dollars, a study by the British company Savills showed. The study notes that the price of all global real estate exceeds the total ...
05.09.2018

The price of nickel fell to a minimum in 7 months

During trading on Tuesday, the price of three-month contracts for nickel on the London Metal Exchange fell by 1.8% to the lowest since January mark of 12 thousand 565 dollars per ton. The decline in nickel prices has been observed for five ...
05.09.2018

Oil prices have risen sharply due to the bad weather in the Gulf of Mexico

Oil prices rose sharply on Tuesday due to fears about the impending Gordon storm in the Gulf of Mexico, as well as a more significant reduction in supplies of Iranian oil in connection with US sanctions. Because of the bad weather, oil company ...
05.09.2018

Deutsche Bank is excluded from the Euro Stoxx 50 index

Deutsche Bank, Germany's largest bank, is excluded from the Euro Stoxx 50 index, which includes the largest and most liquid euro zone shares, Bloomberg reports. The German bank will be removed from the index for the first time since its inclusion ...
05.09.2018

Japanese oil traders are actively looking for an alternative to Iranian oil supplies

Japanese oil traders are currently actively trying to find an alternative to Iranian oil supplies in order not to be slapped with U.S. sanctions and to prevent a shortage of oil in the country, local media reported. US President Donald Trump ...
04.09.2018

Inflation in Turkey accelerated to 17.9% in August

Consumer prices in Turkey rose in August 2018 by 17.9% in annual terms, noting the maximum growth since September 2003, according to official data. Compared with the price increase of 15.85% in the previous month, inflation accelerated sharply ...
04.09.2018

Oil started to growth against the background of the lower supplies from Iran

Oil prices started to grow against the background of reports on the reduction of the export of oil and oil condensate from Iran to a minimum of more than 2 years. According to Bloomberg, in August, Iran shipped for export slightly less than ...
04.09.2018

Meituan Dianping is getting ready to conduct an initial public offering in Hong Kong

One of the most popular Internet start-ups in China Meituan Dianping expects that during the initial public offering in Hong Kong this week the company will be valued at about $55 billion, finversia.ru wrote with reference to the message of ...
04.09.2018

The National Bank of Kazakhstan keeps the base rate unchanged

The National Bank of Kazakhstan kept the base rate at the same level – 9%, with the corridor +/- 1. The Central Bank also said that the rate on liquidity provision operations was maintained at 10%, the liquidity withdrawal rate – at 8%. The ...
04.09.2018

GDP growth in Greece slowed in the second quarter

The economy of Greece grew by 0.2% in the second quarter relative to the previous quarter, when its growth was 0.9%, according to the National Statistical Service of the country. Compared to the same period last year, GDP of Greece grew by ...
04.09.2018

Inflation in Italy accelerated to 1.7% in August

In August 2018, consumer prices in Italy, calculated by national standards, increased by 1.7% in annual terms, preliminary data of the statistical agency Istat show. Compared to the July price increase of 1.5%, inflation accelerated in August. ...
03.09.2018
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