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Net profit of BASF in the fourth quarter fell more than 4 times

The report for the fourth quarter, published by the German petrochemical company BASF, showed a reduction in its net profit by more than 4 times in annual terms to 348 million euros. Economists had expected a less significant decline - to 502 ...
27.02.2019

German business returns production to homeland

Many German industrial companies began to move their production to Germany, leaving in the past the mass allocation of industrial capacity in Asia, and mainly in China. Adidas, BSH, Rowenta and others are among such companies, Deutsche Welle ...
27.02.2019

The automaker PSA reported a net profit growth of 47% in 2018

The French automaker PSA Group, following the results of 2018, reported on the growth of net profit by 47% to a historic high of 2 billion 827 million euros. Operating income of $4 billion 400 million showed an annual growth of 43%. Revenue ...
27.02.2019

Wealthy Chinese plan to increase spending on luxury items

A study of Ruder Finn and the Consumer Search Group found that one-third of Chinese residents plans to increase spending on luxury goods in the next 12 months. This intention was expressed by about 46% of respondents from mainland China and ...
27.02.2019

The Bank of England will take measures to prevent liquidity problems in the banking sector due to Brexit

The Bank of England announced that due to the upcoming Brexit in the period of March and April, repo auctions will be held weekly. Currently, auctions are held monthly. The British Central Bank is taking such a step to prevent a shortage of ...
27.02.2019

Consumer confidence in France exceeded forecasts in February

Consumer confidence in France grew in February more than expected. According to statistics by Insee, the corresponding index was 95 points, having risen from 92 points in January. At the same time, according to economists forecast, the index ...
27.02.2019

The number of new buildings in the US in December was less than expected

In the United States, the number of houses, the construction of which was started in December, was 1 million 78 thousand, which is 11.2% less than in November, the country's Department of Commerce reported. The December figure was the lowest ...
27.02.2019

British Pool Re is the first in the world to released catastrophe bonds for the protection against terrorist attacks

The British state reinsurance company, Pool Re, has released the world's first catastrophe bonds, the purpose of which is limited solely to protection against terrorist attacks,. The company said that the 3-year bonds in the amount of 75 million ...
27.02.2019

Home Depot increased its quarterly profit by 32%

Home Depot, the largest home improvement retailer in the United States, reported on its fiscal quarter, which ended February 3. During the earnings period, its net profit grew by 32% in annual terms and reached 2 billion 340 million dollars. ...
27.02.2019

Foreign companies point to improved intellectual property protection in China

The American Chamber of Commerce in China surveyed 314 representatives of its member companies. According to a survey conducted from November 13 to December 16, many foreign companies noted an improvement in intellectual property protection ...
27.02.2019

Moller-Maersk allocates the drilling business into a separate company

Danish Moller-Maersk, engaged in the carriage of goods by sea and serving port terminals, announced the decision taken by the board of directors to allocate the drilling division into a separate company. It is planned that the company will ...
22.02.2019

Henkel's net profit in 2018 decreased by 8%

Following the results of 2018, Henkel, the German chemical industrial company, realized a net profit of 2 billion 330 million euros, which is 8.3% less than in 2017. The company for the year reduced sales by 0.6%. Their volume amounted to 19 ...
22.02.2019

US home sales fell deeper than expected in January

In January, the fall in sales to the lowest since November 2015 level in the secondary housing market was recorded in the United States. According to the National Association of Realtors, the figure for December fell by 1.2% to 4 million 940 ...
22.02.2019

Lenovo in the third fiscal quarter again became profitable

Lenovo, the Chinese manufacturer of personal computers, following the results of the third financial quarter, which ended in December, reported a net profit of $233 million after a net loss of $289 million a year earlier. Profit exceeded the ...
22.02.2019

British bank Barclays in 2018 reduced its net profit by 1%

British financial conglomerate Barclays has published its reports for the past year. According to the information based on these statements, the net profit of the bank before taxes decreased by 1% to 3 billion 494 million pounds, being below ...
22.02.2019

China's overseas investment declined by 15% in January

In January, China’s non-financial companies reduced direct investment abroad by 15% from a year earlier to $9 billion 190 million, the country's Ministry of Commerce reported. The tightening of checks on the security of foreign investment in ...
22.02.2019

Inflation in Germany slowed to 1.4% in January

In January, a slowdown in annual inflation rates was recorded in Germany to 1.4% from 1.6% in December, the country's statistical office reported. Compared to December, consumer prices fell by 0.8%. According to EU standards, consumer prices ...
22.02.2019

Growth in business activity index in the eurozone in February exceeded forecasts

The composite index of business activity in the industrial and service sectors of the eurozone amounted to 51.4 points in February, having risen from 51 points in January, Markit Economics reported. Economists had expected the growth of the ...
22.02.2019

UK budget surplus hit record high in January

The UK budget surplus in January reached a record size and, according to the British Office for National Statistics, amounted to 14 billion 900 million pounds. Revenues to the budget increased in annual terms by 9.8%. This was facilitated by ...
22.02.2019

Inflation in Italy slowed in January to 0.9%

Annual inflation in Italy amounted to 0.9% in January, slowing from the December value of 1.1%, Istat statistics showed. Relative to the previous month, consumer price growth was 0.1%. The slowdown in inflation was mainly due to lower energy ...
22.02.2019
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