Lenovo shares will be excluded from Hang Seng Index
Shares of Lenovo, the Chinese manufacturer of personal computers and electronics, due to a sharp drop in quotes will be excluded from the Hang Seng Index on June 4, Bloomberg reports. Instead, the index will include the papers of the pharmaceutical ...
Price of Brent crude oil exceeded $74 per barrel
Following the results of last week, oil showed growth: Brent grew by 0.7%, WTI - by 1.3%. On Friday, oil also showed growth as the timing of consideration of the US participation in the agreement on Iran's nuclear program approached. If the ...
Bayer cut its net profit in the first quarter by 6%
German chemical and pharmaceutical concern Bayer in the first quarter reduced its net profit by 6.2% in annual terms to 1 billion 950 million euros. Analysts had expected profits at the level of 1 billion 530 million euros. The decrease is ...
IKEA Group intends to cut 150 jobs in Europe
The Netherlands furniture group IKEA, which owns and operates 362 IKEA department stores in 29 countries, announced its intention to cut 150 jobs in Sweden, the Netherlands and Belgium as part of the plan to reorganize global functions. The ...
Inflation in euro area slowed in April
In April, the growth in consumer prices in the euro area in annual terms slowed to 1.2% from 1.3% a month earlier, according to preliminary data from Eurostat. Without taking into account the price of energy, food and alcohol, consumer prices ...
Canadian Bombardier increased its quarterly profit 7.3 times
Canadian engineering company Bombardier, following the results of the first quarter, reported on net profit growth 7.3 times to 44 million dollars, the finversia.ru project wrote with reference to the company's accounts. Diluted profit in terms ...
Growth of the euro area economy slowed in the first quarter
The economy of the euro area in the first quarter increased by 0.4% compared to the last quarter of 2017 and by 2.5% compared to the same period last year, preliminary data of the Statistical Agency Eurostat showed. GDP growth slowed down compared ...
Amazon starts delivery to car trunks
American company Amazon has launched the delivery of parcels not to the porch of the house or to the mail box, but directly into the trunk of the client's car. The delivery scheme to the trunk of the car is the same as the delivery to the house ...
World prices for non-ferrous metals rose
World prices for non-ferrous metals rose on Wednesday, when trading in mainland China was resumed after two holidays, Bloomberg reported. The leader of growth was nickel. At the London Metal Exchange, the value of its contract with delivery ...
Growth of the activity index of US factories slowed down in April
In April, US factories slowed their activity for the second month in a row amid rising raw material prices due to the application of duties on imports of steel and aluminum, Reuters reported. According to the survey of the Institute for Supply ...