Unemployment rate in Canada did not change in April
In April, unemployment in Canada was 5.8%, maintaining the level of March and coinciding with the forecasts of the analysts, official data show. Last month, the number of jobs in the Canadian economy fell by 1,000 after an increase of 32,300 ...
Most German companies expect positive changes in foreign markets
The DIHK study showed that about 40% of the 5,000 German companies that participated in the survey expect positive changes in foreign markets over the next 12 months, despite the growth of political and trade risks. This is the highest rate ...
UniCredit's quarterly profit exceeded market expectations
The largest bank of Italy, UniCredit, reported that in the first quarter of 2018 net profit rose to 1.1 billion euros, the finversia.ru project wrote with reference to the bank's accounts. Net profit growth was the best result of the bank since ...
Next sales in the first quarter exceeded forecasts
Sales of British clothing retailer Next in the first fiscal quarter ended May 7, amounted to about 40 million pounds, exceeding the company's forecasts due to better weather in April. A week before the end of February, Next sales fell by 10% ...
Property price index in the UK fell in April to a 5 year minimum
Property Price Index in the UK in April fell to its lowest level since November 2012 - minus 8 points, according to Bloomberg, citing data from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. The largest price decrease was observed in London ...
Positive trade balance of Japan fell by 21%
The surplus of Japan's trade balance in the 2017 financial year, which ended on March 31, 2018, declined by 21%. As reported by the Ministry of Finance of Japan, the decline was due to rising costs for increased in price oil and natural gas. ...
RBS will pay 4.9 billion dollars for the settlement of US claims
Royal Bank of Scotland has reached a preliminary agreement with the US Department of Justice on the payment of $4.9 billion to settle claims through the investigation of transactions with mortgage securities, Bloomberg reports. The bank hopes ...
Shell sold its stake in Canadian Natural for $3.3 billion
Shell Gas, a division of British-Dutch oil and gas company Royal Dutch Shell, reported the sale of its stake in Canadian Natural Resources, which is developing oil sands in Canada, the finversia.ru project wrote. It is noted that Shell Gas ...
Demand of the population of China for gold decreases
The demand for gold in China, the world's largest consumer of this precious metal, is moving downwards, according to an analysis of China's foreign trade statistics for the first quarter conducted by the research agency GFMS. According to analyst ...
Rise in property prices in Britain unexpectedly slowed in March
Property prices in the UK unexpectedly slowed their growth, it added signs of weakness in the UK housing market and the consumer economy as a whole, Reuters reports. According to the Halifax mortgage lender, in April home prices in the country ...