The American company Walt Disney stated that it is experiencing a number of economic problems due to the coronavirus pandemic, as the result of which it is forced to lay off 28,000 employees in the United States. This was reported by Bloomberg.
“No matter how frantic this step is, this is the only possible option we have in light of the long-term impact of COVID-19 on our business,” said the company’s management.
According to the agency, employees of theme parks, cruise liners, retail enterprises, as well as members of management are subject to reductions. More than half of them worked part-time.
In total, before the pandemic, the company had about 100,000 employees in the United States.
The American oil and gas giant Exxon Mobil had one of the worst years in its history. Exxon shares have fallen by 45.36% since the beginning of 2020. The company has lost money for three quarters in a row, and in August they were excluded from the benchmark index of “blue chips” Dow Jones Industrial […]
Johnson & Johnson plans to complete the third phase of trials of its single-dose vaccine against COVID-19 in mid-January 2021. Paul Stoffels, vice chairman of the executive committee, senior scientific expert at Johnson & Johnson said they plan to deliver to market 1 billion doses. “We are in the middle of the third phase of […]
The American company Pfizer and the German BioNTech have applied to the European Medicines Agency for registration of their coronavirus vaccine. The announcement was published on the BioNTech website. “On Monday, November 30, Pfizer and BioNTech filed a formal application with the European Medicines Agency for a conditional authorization to use their COVID-19 candidate vaccine […]
The National Bank did not go out this week with interventions on the interbank market, according to the press service of the regulator on Friday, November 27. The Central Bank has been refusing to buy or sell currency for three weeks in a row. At the same time, since the beginning of the year, the […]
Last week, from November 16 to 22, more than 4 million people in the world became infected with the new type of coronavirus, which is a record number since the beginning of the pandemic. This was announced on Tuesday, November 24, the press service of the World Health Organization. According to the WHO, in these […]
With the appearance of an effective vaccine against coronavirus and the subsequent recovery of the world economy, the US dollar may fall by 20%. This was reported by the Financial Times. It is noted that banks, which already had negative forecasts for the dollar next year, deteriorated expectations against the background of the emergence of […]
If coronavirus vaccines become widely available and help restore international trade and economic growth, the dollar is likely to fall by 20% in 2021. Bloomberg reports that this forecast was made by Citigroup Bank. If the forecast comes true, it will be a record drop since 1985, when the DXY index fell by 18.5% over […]
BioNTech from Mainz and US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer have announced the successful third phase of clinical trials of the vaccine from COVID. The company said in a statement that registration is expected in November. According to the release, the third phase of clinical trials of BNT162b2 showed its effectiveness by more than 90% among trial […]
Ukrainian Network of supermarkets Novus gets a new CEO in the person of Mark Petkevich. His predecessor, Ihor Landa is leaving the post. The new ruler of Novus Ukraine, which has held the position of executive director of the network since September 2015, will enter the status of the General on January 19 this year. […]Next
LDaily prepared the short overview of latest news in the sphere of business and finance for last week for the readers. If you missed something, it would a good opportunity to correct it. 1. Yaroslav Gregirchak: «Ukraine has to look as a competitive option for investment in the “supermarket” of national jurisdiction» A shoppy talk […]Next
The fall of the hryvnia will not happen again in the event of a full lockdown, as in March, assured the director of the open markets department of the National Bank Oleksiy Lupin. “We do not expect a repeat of the March events in the foreign exchange market, because in March it was something new, […]Next
Deposit Insurance Fund (DIF) in the period of the interim administration and liquidation of insolvent Delta Bank recognized as negligible 175 deals worth 22.292 billion UAH. According to the DIF, in particular, to 11 business transactions, including the sale of the assets with the discount, or related parties, transaction of 12.2 million UAH were recognized […]Next
Director of the Regional Office of the World Health Organization Hans Kluge expressed doubts about the effectiveness of vaccines COVID-19. He believes that it will not put the end to the pandemic coronavirus. This was reported by the Daily Star. I keep hearing, “The vaccine will end the pandemic.” No! We don’t even know if […]Next
Businessmen from Saudi Arabia are planning to invest $ 10.5 billion in the agricultural sector of Ukraine. This writes the “Novoe Vremya”, with reference to the Saudi newspaper Al-Watan. According to the report, a statement was made after the talks of the Ukrainian Ambassador in Saudi Arabia Vadim Vakhrushev with 25 Saudi businessmen. The meeting […]Next
In general, over the past 2 years, the real estate market has shown positive dynamics in almost all segments, especially since the situation has equaled both in the capital and in the regions. Let’s consider more different segments. THE RESULTS OF THE 4TH QUARTER OF 2017 AT THE OFFICE REAL ESTATE MARKET IN KIEV The […]Next
As part of the visit of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to the UAE, Ukroboronprom signed agreements and contracts with Tawazun Economic Council and EDGE Group to expand military-technical cooperation totaling more than $ 1 billion. The president’s office reports. It is noted that the agreement with EDGE on military and technical cooperation will allow the […]Next
The Government of Canada and, directly, the municipality of the largest city Toronto will help to improve automotive industry Honda. This information is provided by investment portal InVenture Ukraine. It is known that the forward Japanese manufacturer of motorcycles and automobiles will invest in their businesses in the central Canadian provinces – Ontario (Mr. Elliston) […]Next
The world has heard enough discussions which concern the resonance Donald Trump’s win in the USA elections. Everyone has the right to express their position. America has done their choice. Now, when the post-electorial ethereal has gone, it is the high time to speak constructively. Benjamin Franklin, one of the founders of American Constitution, declared: […]Next
“MTS Ukraine” (Vodafone Ukraine), telecommunication company reached an agreement with “Ukrtelecom” about buying mobile operator “TriMob”. As noted, the the transaction amounted to about $ 120 million (3 billion UAH). According to one source , negotiations about the deal began since the spring of last year, when the “MTS Ukraine” has sold its fixed network […]Next
There are no grounds for devaluation of the hryvnia to UAH 30 / $. This was stated by Finance Minister, Serhiy Marchenko in an interview with Focus. “I do not see the preconditions for the course to reach such a value. And I do not see any tools with which anyone can influence the course […]Next
Shares of AT&T, which have lost 27.6% of value since the beginning of the year, rose up to 5.8% on Thursday after the publication of better-than-expected Wall Street analysts, earnings for the 3rd quarter, which ended on September 30. AT&T reported earnings per share of $ 0.76, which is 19% below last year’s value, but […]Next
The public service is the channel of sales department and marketing for news distribution. Michael Shmilov, the Viber director informs that application interface could optimise by the concrete organisation. After public account creation, the administrators could send the messengers to subscribers in different ways: through CRM system manually or through chat-bots in private messengers. The […]Next
Since the end of 2016 year it has been observed in Ukraine a negative surge of activity among sole proprietorships. It is talking about a mass liquidation of FOP associated with the innovations of the taxation system in Ukraine. Thus, according to the legislation since January 1st of this year, every natural persons-entrepreneurs are undertaken […]Next
According to Interfax-Ukraine, the State Enterprise Production Association Yuzhny Machine-Building Plant named after A.M. Makarov (Yuzhmash) has provided the first step of Antares carrier rocket (CR) medium-class shipping by the interests of Orbital ATK Inc. (NYSE: OA) Company. The international space station renewed the cargo flight after CR modernization with Mild-Atlantic Regional Spaceport due to […]Next