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 October 18, more than 40 million patients and 1.1 million deaths had been reported. In particular, more than 2.4 million new cases and 36,000 new deaths have been registered in the past week, “the organization’s newsletter said.
The most severe epidemic situation is observed in North and South America. In total, more than 798,000 people became infected in the region from October 12 to 18, and the total number of infected exceeded 18.8 million. More than 16,000 deaths were reported in seven days, and as of October 18, the total number of fatalities was over 608,000.
At the same time, Europe saw a 25 percent increase in the morbidity compared to the previous week. The number of those infected increased by more than 927,000 to more than 8 million people. More than 8,000 people died in a week, and the total number of deaths exceeded to 256,000 people.
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 […]
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 […]
Bill Ackman, the owner of the Pershing Square Capital Management investment firm recently announced that he sold 5 million shares in a major pharmaceutical company Valeant Pharmaceuticals. Thus, his part fell from 9.9% to 8.5%. In an official statement, which was provided by the USA regulatory authorities stated that the sale aims to cover tax […]Next
The first license for an online casino in Ukraine was issued to SpaceX LLC. The Commission for Regulation of Gambling and Lotteries made the relevant decision on Tuesday, February 2. The license entitles the company to carry out “activities related to the organization and conduct of casino games on the Internet” legally. Serhiy Potapov is […]Next
The Security Service of Ukraine (SSU) has disclosed the company in Rivne region, which was trying to assign means of “Agrarian Fund”, PJSC, said the SSU press-center. According to the report, “Agrarian Fund”, PJSC has concluded the exchange transaction with a private company for the supply of 16 thousand tonnes of wheat worth over 67 […]Next
Ukraine is known as an active exporter of grain, ferrous metals and other raw materials. However, a smaller proportion of people know that we are also engaged in the export of diamonds, sugar, such as washbasins. Delo.ua source has published a list of countries that bought Ukrainian products most actively in the past 2016 year […]Next
According to the CEO of Astarta, Victor Ivanchik, the investment plan has already been approved. The money also will be spent on the modernization of agricultural production and technology, modernization of sugar factories. The total investment of agricultural holding Astarta for 2016 remains at the level of 2015 and amounts to € 24 million, 60% […]Next
The Supreme Court did not satisfy the cassation appeal of Sberbank of Russia and recognized the Ukrainian state Оschadbank as the legal owner of the Sberbank trademark in the country. “The Supreme Court did not find grounds to satisfy the cassation appeal of Sberbank of Russia and upheld the decision of the Northern Commercial Court […]Next
The ex-president and founder of the largest mobile operator Kyivstar Igor Litovchenko in Ukraine became the owner of the Wireless telecom provider SmartCommunications (TM Giraffe). Ukrainian edition Liga.net informed about this, referring to the State Register of natural persons-entrepreneurs and legal entities. According to official figures, Igor Lytovchenko is the owner of the Cyprus offshore Magnilda Holdings Ltd., which owns Giraffe. As said the […]Next
One of the most famous car companies will get a multi-million fine for concealment of information in the financial statements for regulators. The supervisory authorities in the US announced that they intend to impose a fine on US-Italian concern Fiat Chrysler in the amount of $ 70 million for a significant underestimation of the number […]Next
Editorial office of business publication LDaily wishes all a Happy New Year! We sincerely wish you to meet the 2017 th with a smile and a warm heart. Let the coming year will give us all another opportunity to finish the job, or start with a clean sheet – write a different story, in which […]Next
The Supervisory Board of the state-owned PrivatBank has elected Gerhard Bösch as the new Chairman of the Board. This was announced on Thursday, May 27, the press service of the bank. It is noted that Bösch will take office after the approval of his candidacy by the National Bank of Ukraine. According to the press […]Next
On Thursday, Amazon announced the release of its updated smart glasses Echo Frames starting on December 10. Now everyone will be able to buy it. The new product from Amazon for $ 250 will go on sale just before the holiday weeks, which is a good time to start the release. Analysts and market experts […]Next
Japanese company Hitachi has announced the purchase of American developer GlobalLogic for $ 9.6 billion, according to Reuters. The American company has several offices in Ukraine and is one of the three largest IT employers in the country. GlobalLogic owns 45% in equal shares of Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and Swiss investment company Partners […]Next
The “Global Kamianka Vine” company ceased the production of wines under the TM “Massandra” according to the request of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine. This is stated in the message of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine. Before holding a competitive tender for procurement of rights for using […]Next
Workers of Gorodetsk local prosecutor’s office (Ukraine, Lviv region) have exacted 20 million UAH from the Ukrainian State Enterprise Ukrspyrt. This was reported to Ukrainian media by representatives of the press service of control authority. According to provided information, the manufacturer of alcoholic beverages was fined in connection with the unauthorized extraction of water for […]Next
The company plans to raise $ 2.1 billion of investments in a new round of funding. All the necessary documents have been drawn up and passed in Delaware. The world’s largest taxi service Uber, which head office is based in San Francisco, plans to spend the funds on its expansion, service development in Asia and […]Next
The American manufacturer of electric cars Tesla Inc apologized to Chinese customers for how the company responded to complaints, and promised to create a center to improve the quality of service, according to The Wall Street Journal. The move came after one of the visitors to the Shanghai Motor Show on Monday staged a demonstration […]Next