Wednesday, December 13, 2017

British inflation exceeds the threshold of 3.0 percent

Britain's inflation hit its highest level in six years, according to official figures published Tuesday, prompting an extraordinary measure from the governor of the Bank of England, who wrote a letter to the finance minister explaining the reasons for the rise. The 12-month CPI rose...

Bitcoin futures: the game on the slide started?

On the first trading day of the bitcoin futures, the difference between the contract price and bitcoin began to narrow. Does this mean that someone starts the game down? At some point, the difference between the price of the bitcoin futures and the value of...

Apple buys Shazam at a discount

The American corporation Apple has bought the service of recognition of songs, television shows and clips Shazam. This is reported by The Verge with reference to the company's message. Shazam in the last round of investments, according to Techcrunch, was estimated at $ 1 billion....

Goldman Sachs retains confidence in commodities

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. predicts that commodities will yield better returns than other assets in the long term, writes Bloomberg. Strong growth in global demand for commodities gives more grounds for investing in them, the bank's report of December 11 says. Goldman expects a return...

Bithumb: regulation will not stop the boom of the crypto currency

Based in Seoul, the operator of the crypto exchange Bithumb said that it will fully comply with the future rules of the South Korean government and will provide sufficient capitalization to protect its customers, writes Reuters. BTC Korea.Com Co. also informed Reuters that it will...

Brent oil has risen to a two-year high due to pipeline problems FPS

Oil prices continue to rise on Tuesday amid the suspension of an important oil pipeline in the North Sea, Brent is trading above $65 a barrel for the first time in more than two years. The cost of February futures for Brent crude at the...

Saudi Aramco has planned to invest $ 414 billion in oil projects for 10 years

State Corporation Saudi Arabian Oil (Saudi Aramco) is going to spend more than $ 40 billion a year on oil and gas projects in the next 10 years. As the Saudi Aramco report said on Tuesday, the costs will increase by almost 25% compared to...

Deutsche Bank called the collapse of bitcoin the main risk of 2018

The main risk for the world economy in 2018 is the collapse of bitcoin, the world's most popular crypto currency, said Torsten Slock , leading international economist at Deutsche Bank. In his opinion, the bitcoin rate has a huge potential for volatility and can change...

The dollar will lose the status of a key reserve currency

For 70 years, the US dollar remained the dominant currency in the world. Central banks around the world kept a large part of their reserves in US currency, private companies used it for international transactions, trading in US treasuries was the most liquid market in...

The annual volume of bribes in the world is estimated at $1 trillion – UN

The annual volume of bribes in the world is estimated at $ 1 trillion, according to the UN News Center. "At the same time, the world economy is losing another $ 2.6 trillion in connection with corruption," the report said. According to the United Nations...

Most popular crypto currency in the world, in reality is a “bubble” – analyst

Bitcoin - the most popular and expensive crypto currency in the world - in reality is a "bubble", which sooner or later should burst, the analyst of the Finam Group Leonid Delitsyn told Sputnik International. He noted that the sharp rise in the cost of...

The price of Brent crude approached $64.6 per barrel

Oil prices of benchmarks went to a confident growth in the course of trading on Monday. Fears of market participants regarding the increase in production in the US are offset by expectations of an increase in demand amid strong macroeconomic indicators in this country, says...

Britain and Germany support the Libyan central bank’s plan in the face of the financial crisis

British and German ambassadors to Tripoli confirmed their country's support for the central bank's plan in Tripoli in the face of Libya's financial crisis. According to a statement issued by the Central Bank of Tripoli, the senior friend of the bank held a meeting with...

Financial analyst told when the Bitcoin bubble burst

Bitcoin - the most popular and expensive crypto currency in the world - in reality is a "bubble", which sooner or later should burst, the analyst of the Finam Group Leonid Delitsyn told Sputnik International. He noted that the sharp rise in the cost of...

NIESR: Britain’s economy grew by 0.5%

The British economy grew at a serious rate of 0.5% in the three months to November, according to the National Institute for Economic and Social Research (NIESR) of the country, released after strong industrial production. NIESR noted that this growth supported the decision of the...

EU and Japan agreed on the establishment of an FTA

The European Union and Japan have concluded negotiations on a bilateral agreement on the establishment of a free trade zone. This was reported by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, an official statement was also published by the European Commission. According to Shinzo Abe, he held talks...

Thousands of people own 40% of all bitcoins

About 40% of bitcoins can belong to only a thousand owners, writes Bloomberg. According to Aaron Brown, head of the department for the study of financial markets AQR Capital Management, in the current course, each of them may want to sell about half of...

Deutsche Bank called bitcoin one of the threats in 2018

The chief economist of Deutsche Bank, Thorsten Slock, introduced the bitcoin crypto currency into the list of 30 possible threats in 2018. In the list published by Bloomberg, besides the crypto currency, such threats are also indicated: North Korea Brexit "Bubble" in the real estate...

Kuwait expects oil price balance in the fourth quarter of 2018

Kuwait Oil Minister Essam al-Marzouq expected oil prices to rise again in the fourth quarter of next year as crude exporters extended the cut-off agreement. "Prices will be subject to supply and demand and will maintain current levels" before the end of 2018, the minister...

German trade surplus in October fell to 18.9 billion euros

The positive balance of the foreign trade balance of Germany in October 2017 fell to 18.9 billion euros from 24.1 billion euros in September, the Federal Statistical Office of Germany (Destatis) reported. The positive balance, adjusted for the number of calendar days and seasonal...

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