World oil prices of reference brands at the auction on Wednesday, May 19, fell after the publication of data on stocks in the United States.
In particular, the price of July futures for Brent oil on the London Stock Exchange ICE Futures fell by 4.89% – to $ 65.35 per barrel, but later returned to above $ 66.
WTI oil futures for June trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX) traded at $ 62.62 per barrel, which is 4.38% lower than yesterday.
According to the US Department of Energy, oil reserves in the country for the week increased by 1.32 million barrels, while experts expected a decrease of 2.9 million barrels.
At the same time, oil futures are being pressured by news of a possible increase in production in Iran.
El Salvador was the first in the world to legalize bitcoin as an official means of payment. Such a law was passed by the country’s parliament. 62 parliamentarians supported the bill, 19 voted against, and three abstained. President Nayib Bukele intends to sign the law soon, after which it will take effect “immediately”. Thus, accepting […]
Pfizer will test its COVID vaccine in children under 12 years of age. Radio Svoboda reported this with reference to the company’s statement. The study will involve up to 4,500 children in the United States, Finland, Poland and Spain. The drug is already approved for use in emergencies for adolescents 12 years and older in […]
It takes at least 10 years to reform Ukrainian industry. President Volodymyr Zelensky stated this during the Ukraine 30 forum. “Modernization of industry, which has not taken place in Ukraine so far, will take place this time. We are talking about modernization of large industry, any, not just TPP. But do not believe those who […]
In the United States over the past 15 years, 25 billionaires have paid a much lower income tax than they should have. ProPublica based on confidential data from the US IRS published the investigation. In particular, among the 25 billionaires are Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett, former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Amazon founder Jeff […]
US President Joe Biden on Wednesday, June 9, signed a decree lifting restrictions against Chinese services TikTok and WeChat, imposed by former President Donald Trump. The press service of the White House reports. This is a decree of August 2020 on restrictions against the Chinese companies ByteDance and Tencent, which own the video service TikTok […]
The company, which was boosted by the coronavirus pandemic, continues to grow customers despite declining video conferencing. From February to April, 497 thousand organizations bought the premium version of Zoom, which is almost 30 thousand more than in the period from November to January. Although these data suggest a slowdown in customer growth, as from […]
Richard Branson’s aerospace company Virgin Galactic has announced a contract for a special research flight by Kelly Gerard, a member of the International Space Institute (IIAS). The astronaut will conduct experiments and test new health technologies while in space. The company’s shares in the premarket rose 7.61% to $ 33.5. “Much of our mission is […]
U.S. President Joe Biden on Thursday signed a decree banning Washington from investing in 60 Chinese companies that the White House says are undermining U.S. security. “This executive order allows the United States to ban investments in Chinese companies that undermine the security or democratic values of the United States and our allies,” the document […]
Enterprises and institutions of the space industry of Ukraine increased the net loss to 1.038 billion hryvnias from January to September 2020. This is 23 times more than in the first nine months of last year. In 2019, for the same period, the net loss amounted to 44.3 million hryvnias, according to the press service […]Next
ByteDance’s valuation exceeded $ 250 billion, based on the value of shares in the secondary market, according to Bloomberg. The Chinese company’s share price has risen sharply in recent weeks as investors show more interest in ByteDance’s business, and its founder Zhang Ying is considering an IPO, the agency said. According to the analytical company […]Next
Big changes are planned in the US Gannett company which decided to coordinate the work of their local and national brands in a new group called USA TODAY NETWORK. On Thursday, December 3, 2015 American media company Gannett announced the merger of its brands in the USA TODAY NETWORK group to improve the quality of […]Next
The General Motors company will invest in the owner of taxi service the Lyft Inc. about $ 500 million. The plans of General Motors in the future are to increase the investment to $ 1 billion. After the transaction, the General Motors will get a seat on the board of directors of Lyft Inc. and […]Next
Many analysts have been predicting for about a year that Apple will merge and sell its services in packages, and today the news agency Bloomberg, citing anonymous sources, said it would happen in October, at the same time as the release of the new iPhone 12. Apple shares have responded to rumors of growth, although […]Next
Global automakers lost about $ 250 billion in the first half of this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. It is noted that Toyota Motor Corp. and Volkswagen AG – the world’s two largest automakers in terms of sales – suffered the largest significant revenue losses in the first half. “Japan’s Toyota lost $ 35.45 […]Next
Ukrainian commercial organization McDonald’s Ukraine Ltd., owned by Golden Arches Eutopians Holdings B.V. Dutch company, has increased in the past year, investment in the improvement of the network of Ukrainian fast-food restaurants. As UNIAN reported earlier, the rate of investment rose by 23% which amounts to 270 million UAH. It is also known that in […]Next
Last winter two well-known manufacturers of technique went to court with counter-accusations of patent infringement. Apple representatives accused their Swedish competitors in the application of technologies in the transmission network, the Swedes responded by suing a counter statement in which it accused Apple of using of their cellular technologies in the production of its equipment. […]Next
Ukraine and Serbia have approved a veterinary certificate form for export of fowl. The companies which can export to the EU only could perform the deliveries. Public service of Ukraine on safety issues of foodstuff and consumer protections (PSUSIFCP) and veterinary service of Serbia have approved a form of the veterinary certificate for export of […]Next
Chinese social network TikTok trying through the courts to appeal the decree of US President Donald Trump, which provides for a ban on its activities in the country, if it is not sold to an American company. This was reported by Interfax-Ukraine on Tuesday, August 25, with reference to the Chinese media. “It is not […]Next
The AMCU has fined the “Darnitsa” pharmaceutical company for more than 20 thousand UAH due to the violation of the law “On Protection of Economic Competition” in the form of the acquisition of 30% stake in the “Borshagovskyi CPP”, JSC (Kyiv) without relevant regulatory approval. This was reported by the press service of the AMCU. […]Next
Ukrainian large taxpayers transferred UAH 362.3 billion in tax payments to the state budget in January-November 2020. According to the press service of the Office of Large Taxpayers of the State Tax Service, this is 11% more than in the same period last year. The share of tax payments from large businesses served by the […]Next
A few days ago between two companies was signed an agreement for $ 150 billion. It was the merger of two large companies – manufacturer of drugs and vaccines Pfizer and Allergan, which producing cosmetics and botox. The deal was struck not only to consolidate or improve its production system. The main reason for the […]Next
The next week, on June 4, Smile-Expo will host large-scale AI Conference Kyiv. The event will focus on the use of artificial intelligence in business and will bring together leading industry experts. Who and why should attend the conference – further in the article. Four Reasons to Attend AI Conference Kyiv 1. Seven hours of […]Next
In Ukraine, for seven months of this year, vehicle production collapsed by 40% compared to the same period in 2019 – up 2122 units. This is stated in the message of the association Ukravtoprom. Bus production in Ukraine in January-July 2020 decreased by 31% compared to the same period in 2019 and amounted to 311 […]Next
German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said that eurozone finance ministers had agreed on a package of measures to reform the European Stabilization Fund (ESM). “The ESM reform strengthens the euro and the entire European banking sector,” said Scholz, whose country currently holds the EU presidency. According to the agreements, a new “safety cushion” for European […]Next