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 […]
The world’s largest car manufacturing company Volkswagen, which has recently been involved in a major diesel scandal for understating of emissions of harmful substances into the atmosphere, will now be sued in court on charges of violation of environmental legislation. Recently the USA Department of Justice filed a civil suit in federal court. The statement […]Next
Turkish government for the first time resolved to apply penalties to the social network Twitter. Recently, Turkey turned to Twitter with a formal request to delete from the site all the information with an extremist nature, the information that supports terrorism. Twitter declined the request of the Turkish government and didn’t delete the corresponding positions […]Next
Hungarian airline Wizz Air reduces the number of flights from Ukraine in the winter flight schedule. This was reported by lowcostavia. Dozens of flights from Ukraine were reduced – 12 routes are canceled by March 2021, even more destinations are temporarily suspended until the end of October. Flights from all cities of Ukraine have changed. […]Next
Representatives of the Russian corporation Hotel Development reported the signing of an agreement for the sale of the hotel Radisson Blu Hotel Kiev Podol, previously owned by foreign shareholders. Estimated value of the transaction is approximately $ 10 million. With regard to information about the new owner of the four-star hotel in the prestigious district […]Next
In the world last week, coronavirus was found in another 2.4 million people – a record high since the beginning of the pandemic. This was reported by the WHO on Tuesday, October 20. “The number of new COVID-19 cases continues to grow rapidly, while the number of new deaths remains relatively stable … As of […]Next
The LetterOne Holding (L1), one of whose shareholder is the billionaire Mikhail Fridman (who was born in Lviv, and who is one of the shareholders of Alfa-Bank Ukraine), invested $ 200 million in Uber taxi service. This is stated in the message of LetterOne. “I am very pleased with our strategic partnership with Uber. As […]Next
Net profit of the American company Intel, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of computer components, in the first nine months of 2020, which ended on September 26, rose from 6.3% to $ 15.042 billion, according to the company press release. Adjusted earnings per share for the reporting period were $ 3.52 against $ 3.14 […]Next
On Monday, the Cabinet of Ministers of the United Kingdom officially announced the implementation of more than 700.000 million shares of the largest national retail bank Lloyds Banking Group total value of which, at the close of the stock market on Friday, estimated at 481 million pounds. Thus, a majority of assets owned by the […]Next
Past 2016 marked by an active acquisition by Ukrainians a foreign real estate. Indicators rose threefold. This information is provided by investment portal In Venture. Despite the fact that Ukrainians were buying up actively real estate abroad in the past year, the newly acquired values can not be compared with the ratios of other countries. […]Next
In the new year Ukrposhta will invest in its development up to 500 million UAH. It is reported by the press service of the national postal operator, referring to the words of the CEO – Ihor Smilianskyi. According to the original source, in the new year the investment plan is going to be increased in […]Next
At the close of trading on the New York Stock Exchange on Monday, July 13, Tesla Inc. stock price fell to $1497 per share from a record $1794 recorded in the first hours after the trading opened. Consequently, the company’s capitalization in just a few hours fell from $321 billion to $277 billion. Tesla’s previous […]Next
The ED&F Man Ukraine company plans to invest another $ 10 million in a sugar refinery in the Mykolaiv region and expand its land bank to 45-50 thousand Ha. The previous investments of the company in the mentioned plant consisted about $ 30 million. This was announced by the Director of ED&F Man Ukraine – […]Next
Hundreds of thousands of workers could lose their jobs in the aviation sector if states do not provide the additional assistance. “In the absence of additional government measures to provide assistance and open borders, hundreds of thousands of airline jobs will disappear, ” – said the executive director of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) […]Next
Company Naftohaz Ukraine has analyzed the alternatives to sale the foreign assets, but there is no a buyer for it. According to the director of the company Andrii Kobolev, the true reason for this is a low profitability of Ukrainian Naftohaz assets in Egypt. It is reported by UNIAN. Kobolev said that it is not […]Next
In the case of vaccination of 10 million people at risk, Ukraine can receive a loan of $ 30 million from the World Bank, and the total assistance will be $ 90 million, according to the Ministry of Finance. This financial assistance can be provided under the COVID-19 Emergency Response and Vaccination in Ukraine project […]Next
Striving for sustainable growth, the Credit Agricole Group implements the Climate Strategy, which is a high-priority and an integral part of the Group’s Medium Term Plan 2022. Credit Agricole Bank fully supports the Group, and under the approved strategy, plans to reduce its direct carbon footprint by 10% during 2018–2022, and become one of TOP […]Next