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 seven days the number of cases of COVID-19 infection in the world increased by 4,060,891, fatalities increased by 67,221.
However, the organization said that the latest data indicate a slowdown in the pandemic observed in Europe and Southeast Asia.
In North and South America, by contrast, there has been an increase in both new cases and deaths. The situation is similar in Africa, where last week the highest rates of morbidity (by 15%) and mortality (by 30%) were registered among the regions.
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 […]
The most popular fashion brand Gucci will donate about $ 500,000 for the purchase and distribution of a new type of coronavirus vaccine among vulnerable people around the world. It is noted that the funds will be transferred to UNICEF, which supports the WHO initiative on mass vaccination COVAX and the GAVI group. “Global equitable […]
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 […]
Latvian airline AirBaltic will resume flights to Ukraine on December 1 and will start a new flight Vilnius-Kiev to Boryspil airport. The schedule includes departures twice a week on Tuesdays and Saturdays on Airbus A220-300. Flights from Vilnius will depart at 09:00, from Kiev – at 11:15. “Vilnius Airport can be used for transit to […]
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 […]
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 […]
Chinese internet giant Tencent Holdings has made an offer to buy Leyou Technologies Holdings, which estimates this video game developer at 11.61 billion Hong Kong dollars ($ 1.5 billion), writes The Wall Street Journal. Tencent plans to pay for the full transaction with money, without attracting outside funding, and is willing to pay $ 3.3219 […]Next
Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine adopted in the first reading a bill needed to start privatization. It is envisaged that buyers cannot be legal entities, and related to them persons who registered in countries recognized by the Verkhovna Rada as aggressors. It is not allowed to participate in the privatization the representatives of countries with sanctions. […]Next
According to Business Insider, SpaceX founder and Tesla CEO Elon Musk is selling four homes in Los Angeles for $62.5 million. It is already known that these houses will be sold to the LLC developer owned by businessman Ardi Tavangarian. “Arya Chalon LLC will combine the real estate portfolio into a new single project to […]Next
Ukraine begins 2018 with a fairly stable economic and political platform. In comparison with the catastrophic economic downturn in 2014 and the subsequent recession that lasted until the end of 2015, the economic growth of 2.2% in 2017 looks encouraging. The first step towards the exit from the permanent crisis is made, but the main […]Next
According to financial club, Oschasbank agreed with the credit debt of JSC Avangard-Agro (AG) restructuration. The owner of AG is Oleh Bahmatiuk. It was published in the holding quarterly status report in London exchange. According to documents, the amount of debt will be converted in Ukrainian gryvnia by the rate of 25,65 UAH per 1 […]Next
The net profit of the world’s largest producer of soft drinks Coca-Cola, which falls on the company’s shareholders, in the first nine months of the year decreased by 9% year on year and amounted to 6.291 billion dollars, according to company reports. Adjusted earnings per share were $ 1.46 against $ 1.6 a year earlier. […]Next
The European regulator on personal data protection has sent a preliminary order to American Facebook to stop the transfer of data of its users in the United States, according to the Wall Street Journal, citing sources familiar with the situation. “The EU’s privacy regulator has sent a preliminary order to Facebook for suspending the transfer […]Next
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 […]Next
The Razer company, which is engaged in the creation of gaming notebooks (the headquarters California, USA), became the owner of most of the assets Nextbit manufacturer, which produces “cloud smartphones” Robin. It is reported by the source InVenture. Also Razer staff with the acquisition includes all employees of Nextbit Systems Inc., including senior management. All […]Next
If the promissory note is not specified by the time when the borrower is obliged to return the money, the court may grant derogation from the obligations under this document. In order to get money for the receipt, it is necessary to properly arrange it, Vesti reported. Do not give money on the receipt, in […]Next
The investment company of billionaire Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway in the II quarter 2020 net income increased due to higher cost of investment after the rise of stock markets and the collapse in the first quarter due to coronavirus pandemic. During the reporting period the company received $ 26.3 billion in net profit to $ […]Next
According to the BBC, China has launched the world’s first 6G test satellite into space. It should demonstrate how well the experimental technology of the sixth generation network works. The satellite successfully entered orbit along with 12 other spacecraft after launching a rocket from the Taiyuan Cosmodrome in Shanxi Province. It is known that the […]Next
As Interfax-Ukraine reported, Mironivsky Hliboproduct Agricultural holding finished the third quarter 2016 with the net loss of $8 million against $24 million a net profit last year. Following the results of nine months the net profit of the company is constituted $86 million The Mironivsky Hliboproduct Agricultural holding (MHA) has received 8 million dollars […]Next
Amazon, an online retailer, has received permission from the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to use drones to deliver parcels to customers. The permit was issued for the Prime Air service. Bloomberg writes that now Amazon will be able to start delivering their orders to customers on a commercial basis. The company and its competitors […]Next
The position of the richest man in the world, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos reached $ 199.7 billion, which is a record for a businessman. This was reported on Wednesday by Forbes magazine. The publication noted that during the trading of Amazon shares on Tuesday, the state of Bezos even exceeded the mark of $ 200 […]Next
According to the Investor`s news, in 2020, the volume of transactions worldwide mergers and acquisitions (M & A) totaled $ 1.97 trillion. The publication noted that major transactions between IT-companies account for almost one fifth of the total. According to the global data provider and stock market infrastructure Refinitiv, the volume of the deals of […]Next