China reduced its US Treasury bond portfolio by $ 6.22 billion to $ 1.062 trillion amid strained relations with Washington in September. This was reported on Friday by the South China Morning Post, citing data from the US Treasury.
This was the lowest amount of these investments since February 2017. According to the publication, China is reducing its share in US debt for the fifth month in a row. At the same time, Beijing continues to increase investment in the Japanese government bond market – in the first nine months of this year, they grew by 73%.
In September, China’s Global Times reported that China could cut US treasury stocks by about 20 percent to $ 800 billion amid escalating tensions with Washington. Officially, the Chinese government does not disclose the size of this portfolio.
However, according to US statistics, Hong Kong reduced the portfolio of US Treasury bonds by $ 5.46 billion – to 245.47 billion in September. This is the lowest level since October 2019, according to the South China Morning Post.
On August 3, Alphabet issued bonds worth $10 billion. This is the largest issue of debt securities in the history of the company, according to the Reuters. With $ 10 billion bond tranche allocated $ 1 billion with a maturity of 5 years and a coupon of 0.45%. The $4.5 billion tranches with maturities of […]
During trading on Monday, October 11, the price of a barrel of Brent oil rose by 2% to $ 84.01. She reached this mark for the first time since October 2018. US WTI oil rose by $ 1.62 to $ 81.3 – the highest price since 2014, according to Reuters. It is noted that Brent […]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
“Vinnitsa agro-industrial group” plans to attract financing in the amount of $ 20 million. This was said by the general director of the group, Vladimir Bartz. “We hope to raise $ 20 million. We need them to increase the land bank, to attract more equipment as well as construction of oil extraction plant at the […]Next
Volkswagen AG, Germany’s largest carmaker, plans to cut up to 5,000 jobs in Germany. Volkswagen has confirmed that the company has reached an agreement with the company’s board of employees, which provides for early or partial retirement of some employees. The company expects that about a thousand employees will choose early retirement. Volkswagen has not […]Next
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) intends to invest in a number of important projects in Ukraine, including the modernization of transport infrastructure and the energy sector. This was discussed during a meeting between Finance Minister Serhiy Marchenko and EBRD President Odile Reno-Basso, the press service of the Ministry of Finance reports. Odile […]Next
Commercial Court of Kiev took to attention the case of the right’s deprivation of Farmak Ukraine on the use of certificates for signs for Diazolinum goods. It is reported by a specialized news resource Pharma.net.. A prerequisite to the beginning of the litigation was an appeal of representatives of the international distributor of Farmat LTD […]Next
In the first two months of 2021, GDP fell by 2.8%, while in January the decline was estimated at 2.6%. This is stated in the review of the Ministry of Economy Thus, the reduction of the Consolidated Index of Production of Goods and Services by Main Economic Activities amounted to 4.2% (4% in January). Almost […]Next
The introduction of state regulation of oil prices for gas stations will lead to an increase in illegal production and fuel shortages. Some experts and representatives of the relevant association stated this. “The initiative of the Ministry of Economy and Agriculture of Ukraine to introduce state regulation of oil prices at gas stations will deal […]Next
The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the United States continues to rise, but disease mortality rate is declining. This was announced on Sunday, July 6, by US President Donald Trump in his Twitter. “New China Virus Cases up (because of massive testing), deaths are down, “low and steady”. The Fake News Media should report […]Next
The Hon Hai Precision Industry Co is the largest developer and supplier of electronics in Asia and is going to buy Japanese rival Sharp for $ 2.5 billion. This proposal is very beneficial for Sharp, because the amount that the Taiwanese firm offered for the transaction twice exceeds the market value of the company. At […]Next
American Walmart announced its decision to join Microsoft and to participate together in the struggle for the acquisition of Chinese business TikTok in USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. “The way, how TikTok has integrated e-commerce and advertising capabilities in other markets, will be a clear advantage for creators and users in the particular markets,” […]Next
In January-September 2016, the Ukrainian exchange has received a loss in the amount of 1,365 million hryvnias against a profit in comparison with the same period of 2015 (0,963 million hryvnias).The exchange provided such information in its financial statement. The exchange assets have reduced by 3,89 million hryvnias to 38,863 million hryvnias for 9 months due […]Next
Recently, the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine allowed the company NAP II Holdings B.V. (Netherlands), controlled by the NCH Capital (USA) to acquire more than 50% of the shares of two agricultural enterprises in the Khmelnitskyi region. This is stated on the AMCU website. The permission granted for the purchase of the shares of the companies […]Next
Before the fall of the economy in the second quarter of 11.4% led to strict quarantine restrictions and declining demand, as well as reduced investment. This is stated in the report of the National Bank. “The main factor in the deepening decline in GDP was expected to be a reduction in domestic demand. It is […]Next
Shares of aerospace company Virgin Galactic fell by 13.78% to $ 20.71, according to trading data on the New York Stock Exchange. Securities of Richard Branson’s company are getting cheaper due to the background of the announcement of an additional issue emission. Virgin Galactic announced its intention to issue approximately 20.5 million new shares to […]Next
Two of the biggest telecom operator in France, recently reported about their intentions to merge. The amount of the transaction and its details were not disclosed at the moment. This is not the first attempt to conclude an agreement on the merger, talks between the parties were conducted in the past year, but companies could […]Next