Economy

Shutdown: In the US 800 thousand civil servants have not received a salary
Economy

Shutdown: In the US 800 thousand civil servants have not received a salary

Due to the suspension of the work of some state institutions in the United States, about 800 thousand officials have not received their salaries today. This was reported by the Associated Press. It is also noted that about half of Federal civil servants continue to perform their duties after the announcement by the President Donald...
Amazon once again overtook Microsoft in capitalization and became the most expensive company in the world
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Amazon once again overtook Microsoft in capitalization and became the most expensive company in the world

The American company Amazon once again overtook Microsoft in terms of market capitalization, becoming the most expensive company in the world. On Tuesday Bloomberg Agency reports. The capitalization of Amazon amounted to $ 797 billion with an increase in shares by 3.4%, and Microsoft Corporation — $ 789 billion with an increase in shares by...
Oil rises in price on 3% against the background of future negotiations the US and China
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Oil rises in price on 3% against the background of future negotiations the US and China

On Monday, January 7, oil prices are rising by three percent amid optimism over the US – China trade talks. As reported with reference to trading data, as of two o’clock in Moscow time, the price of March futures for the North Sea oil mixture of the Brent brand grew by 2.77% — to 58.64...
The European Commission spoke about the response in case of the introduction of US duties on cars
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The European Commission spoke about the response in case of the introduction of US duties on cars

According to the European Commissioner for trade Cecilia Malmström, Brussels is preparing a list of American products for the supply of which will be introduced compensatory duties. No one in the EU does not know whether the US will introduce duties on cars from Europe, but the European Commission is preparing a list with American...
CNBC: the US Treasury assured in the absence of anxiety for liquidity amid the recession on the exchanges
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CNBC: the US Treasury assured in the absence of anxiety for liquidity amid the recession on the exchanges

Currently, there is a decrease in the main indicators in the US markets. The US Treasury Department had no concerns about liquidity when Department head Steven Mnuchin held talks with the heads of the six largest US banks on Sunday. This was reported on Monday by CNBC, citing an official in the Ministry of Finance....
Brent oil price fell below $ 55 for the first time since September 2017
Economy

Brent oil price fell below $ 55 for the first time since September 2017

The cost of contract for Brent crude oil with delivery in February 2019 during trading on the ICE exchange in London fell by 3.93% and amounted to $ 54.99 per barrel, according to trading data. The last time the price of oil of this grade was below the level of $ 55 on September 18,...
Bloomberg: the Chinese government is preparing to reduce duties on cars from the US from 40% to 15%
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Bloomberg: the Chinese government is preparing to reduce duties on cars from the US from 40% to 15%

At the same time, according to the Agency’s sources, this initiative is still under discussion and may be subject to revision. The Chinese government is preparing to reduce to 15% from the current 40% duty on the import of cars from the United States under the agreement, which was previously announced by the US President...