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 […]
On Monday, PepsiCo announced its second fiscal quarter which ended on June 30. The results exceeded Wall Street expectations but were mixed. On the one hand, sales of food and snacks increased as consumers bought snacks for breakfast and home-made goods. On the other hand, sales of beverages decreased because large sales channels such as […]Next
On December 18 at 23:30 p.m. it was posted the information on the site of the Governmental portal of Ukraine that on December 19, 2016, the PJSC Privatbank goes into 100 % ownership of the state. The text of the statement also reports that the decision was made at the meeting of the Cabinet of […]Next
The Verkhovna Rada adopted a law providing for the possibility of establishing state enterprises Ukrainian aircraft industry joint ventures (JVs) with foreign partners. Law №4809 “On Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of Ukraine regarding the establishment of conditions for international cooperation entities of aircraft and the development of domestic aircraft” supported 241 MP of the […]Next
The Ukrainian Sokil-300 drone is an analogue of the Turkish Bayraktar and it may join the army next year. The head of Ukroboronprom Igor Fomenko announced it in an interview with RBC-Ukraine. “This is an analogue of the same Turkish Bayraktar. With funding it may already be adopted in a year,” he said. Fomenko says […]Next
Shares of Tesla closed on Monday with a fall of 1.44%, continuing to decline on Tuesday, their price is now below $ 2000. This situation was preceded by a Bloomberg publication on reducing the number of registrations of Tesla, electric cars made in China. Tesla did not confirm the information; in its reports the company […]Next
Bad news for oil industry workers and suppliers: Royal Dutch Shell has joined the ranks of energy companies who are slashing their spending. Shell said it was scaling back its planned capital investment by $15 billion over the next three years. Oil is now trading around $45 per barrel, down from over $100 per barrel […]Next
UK will provide humanitarian assistance to Ukraine in the amount of 6.5 million dollars to support the regions in the east of the country affected by the armed conflict and the pandemic, said in the statement issued by the Foreign Ministry of the United Kingdom. This was reported by TASS. As specified, the allocation of […]Next
Johnson & Johnson was one of the first companies to devote large resources to the fight against COVID-19 and vaccine development, and was one of the first to receive support from the US government. However, J&J is not currently one of the companies, who conducting clinical trials of its final vaccine candidates COVID-19 in humans. […]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 Digital Future Investment Company invests $ 200,000 in the Softcube personalization service. In this round also participated private investor Alexei Kuznetsov, and the total size of the deal was $ 400 000. There is another investor in the transaction, he is going to announce its participation later, because now he is at the stage […]Next
IPO Snowflake, which will take place on the NYSE, will be held at the higher price than announced in early September. On Monday, according to SEC applications, Snowflake, a company that makes storage software, raised its projected stock price to $ 100- $ 110, while the market valuation of the company could grow to $ […]Next
The first batch of Pfizer coronavirus vaccine has been delivered to Israel. This was reported by The Jerusalem Post on Wednesday, December 9. “A DHL flight from Brussels carried more than 100,000 doses of the newly created vaccine and landed at Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv around 9 a.m.,” the statement said. The doses […]Next
Despite the unstable political and economic situation in the country, in 2015 it was recorded a large influx of investments in Ukrainian projects from the west. New companies are increasingly attracting foreign investors. The UVCA association recently reported on the results. The UVCA is an association of local and international investors. According to the UVCA […]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
The government committee has approved the sale of 71% of shares of PJSC Cherkassyoblenergo by one package.According to Delo.ua web-site, Igor Bilous, the head of the State Property Fund (FGI) reported about it. He says: “The decision on the merge of share blocks has been made, concerning Cherkassyoblenergo. We will sell the integrated packet of […]Next
EpiCentre K has bought the Alta Center TC . The object has been pledged to the one of the commercial banks and sold to repay the debt to the financial institution. There are no any official comments from EpiCentre K for this moment. The complex is owned by VK Development – a developer unit of […]Next