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Experts expect the restoration of the value of gold by December to 1 thousand 300 dollars per troy ounce

The fall in gold prices is coming to an end, analysts at ICBC Standard Bank say. In their opinion, its price can be restored to $1,300 per troy ounce by December this year. Experts expect that in the third quarter gold prices will recover to ...
07.08.2018

Dutch postal operator intends to sell assets in Germany and Italy

PostNL, the Dutch postal operator, announced its intention to sell the German unit Postcon and the Italian division Nextive in order to focus on the markets of Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg. The company revised its annual forecast, ...
07.08.2018

The EU will resolutely protect the interests of European companies that run a legitimate business with Iran

The European Union regrets the restoration of US sanctions against Iran and intends to resolutely protect the interests of European companies that run legitimate business with Iran in accordance with EU legislation and UN Security Council resolution ...
07.08.2018

Analysts at Morgan Stanley believe that the Fed will raise the rate before the end of this year and 2 times in the next year

The Federal Reserve will raise the rate before the end of 2018 and two more times in 2019, analysts at Morgan Stanley believe. Their forecast earlier suggested raising the Fed rate only once this year and three times in 2019. The bank changed ...
07.08.2018

In Belgium, a new record on the volume of funds in savings accounts in banks was noted

The National Bank of Belgium announced a new absolute record on the volume of funds in savings accounts in banks of the country, which at the end of June 2018 reached 265 billion 800 million euros. The previous record at the level of 265 billion ...
07.08.2018

The volume of industrial production in the Czech Republic in June rose for the third month in a row

 Industrial production in the Czech Republic, excluding adjustments in June, increased by 3.4% in annual terms, according to the Czech Office for National Statistics, finversia, ru reported. The growth of the indicator has been noted for ...
07.08.2018

The price of Bitcoin fell to a minimum of three weeks

During trading on Monday, Bitcoin continued to get cheaper. Its rate fell below 7 thousand dollars and by 15:35 Moscow time it reached a minimum level of 6 thousand 961.5 dollars for three weeks. According to Coindesk, this is 1.1% below the ...
07.08.2018

World semiconductor sales reached a record high in the second quarter

Sales of semiconductors in the world in the second quarter increased in annual terms by 20.5% to a record 117 billion 900 million dollars, according to the data of the Semiconductor Industry Association. Relative to the previous quarter, the ...
07.08.2018

Confidence among eurozone investors rose to a 3-month high in August

The index of investor sentiment in the eurozone in August 2018 rose to 14.7 points from 12.1 points in July, reaching a three-month high, according to a poll conducted by Sentix. Experts had expected the index to grow to 13.4 points. The indicator ...
07.08.2018

The business activity index in the US services sector declined in July lower than it was expected

In July, the US business activity index fell to the lowest level since August 2017, to 55.7 points from 59.1 points in June, according to the Institute of Supply Management. Economists had expected the index to fall to 58.6 points. The level ...
06.08.2018

Petrobras increased quarterly profit more than 30 times

The Brazilian state oil and gas and petrochemical company, Petrobras, in the second quarter of 2018 increased its net profit 32 times year-on-year to 10 billion 70 million reals. A significant increase in the index was facilitated by the recovery ...
06.08.2018

Unemployment in the US declined to 3.9% in July

The number of jobs in the US economy in July increased by 157 thousand people, the country's Ministry of Labor reported. July's growth has been the slowest since April this year. Analysts had expected an increase of 193 thousand jobs. In July, ...
06.08.2018

The US external deficit grew by 7.2% in June

The negative balance of the US external trade balance in June 2018 increased by 7.2% compared to May to 46 billion 300 million dollars, the country's Ministry of Trade reported. Analysts had predicted growth to 46.5 billion dollars. Excluding ...
06.08.2018

Retail sales in the euro area rose in June for the second consecutive month

The volume of retail sales in the euro area increased in June this year by 0.3% compared to May due to the sale of food, according to data from Eurostat. Analysts had expected the growth rate of 0.4%. Sales of non-food products in comparison ...
06.08.2018

Quarterly profit from investments of the Government pension fund of Japan was 1.7%

The profit from the investment of the world's largest pension management company, the Government Pension Fund of Japan, in the first quarter of fiscal year 2019 was 1.7%, or 2 trillion 600 billion yen. The return on investment in shares of ...
06.08.2018

Investments in real estate in the world have reached a maximum for six months since 2007

Following the results of the first half of 2018, the volume of investment transactions in the world real estate market increased by 13% and reached the highest level since 2007 at $341 billion, estimates of the experts at JLL showed. In the ...
06.08.2018

ICE plans to create a cryptocurrency platform

The operator of exchanges and clearing houses International Exchange reported that it plans to create an exchange platform Bakkt together with a number of participants, such as Microsoft, Starbucks and BCG. To create an open and regulated global ...
06.08.2018

Over the past week, Brent crude oil fell 1.2%, WTI rose in price by 0.1%

Following the results of the last week, the price of Brent oil fell by 1.2%, while the price of WTI increased by 0.1%. On Friday, oil prices fell slightly. The fear of the escalation of the conflict between the US and China continues to exert ...
06.08.2018

Net profit of Kraft Heinz decreased by 34.8% in the second quarter

American company Kraft Heinz, one of the world's largest food producers, reported a second-quarter drop in net profit by 34.8%, or 1.5 times, year-on-year to $756 million. Adjusted earnings were $1 per share, while analysts had predicted 92 ...
06.08.2018

Industrial production in Brazil rose to a new record high of 13% in June

In June, industrial production in Brazil grew by 13.1% compared to the previous month, when the index fell by 11%, according to the data of the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistic. The June figure rose by a record amount, as the ...
03.08.2018
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