Économie

U.S. stocks rise ahead of the presidential election

U.S. stocks rise ahead of the presidential election The Dow and S&P closed higher on Monday (Nov 2) with the Nasdaq posted slimmer gains on the eve of the U.S. presidential election, as investors girded for what could be big market swings after all three indexes notched their biggest weekly decline since March. [Full Article...]

Queensland borders open to regional New South Wales

Queensland borders open to regional New South Wales Speaking after her win, Ms Palaszczuk said: "There were a lot of attacks and we stood strong". The border closed in August, with Queensland saying it would potentially reopen on November 1 but that was thrown into jeopardy on Thursday when NSW recorded another mystery case. [Full Article...]

Coiffure et esthétique à domicile : c'est non pour le gouvernement

Coiffure et esthétique à domicile : c'est non pour le gouvernement Jean Castex avait donné rendez-vous à tout le monde à cette heure-là pour trancher la question. "Je comprends la lassitude de nos concitoyens et leurs difficultés. Le Premier ministre n'en a pas parlé ce dimanche soir. Pour Intermarché, Leclerc, Carrefour ou Lidl, une telle mesure "manque de justification sur le plan sanitaire", "compliquerait la vie des Français" et serait "techniquement très... [Full Article...]

United States tech giants report strong quarterly profits

United States tech giants report strong quarterly profits The earnings come a day after the CEOs of Facebook , Google and Twitter were grilled by the United States' Senate Commerce Committee over accusations of anti-conservative bias. iPhone sales declined by a fifth to $26.4bn, and the drop was particularly pronounced in China, where revenues were down by 29pc. Facebook's profits were up 29 per cent from previous year at $7.8 billion and revenue ro... [Full Article...]

Turkey threatens new military operation into Syria

Turkey threatens new military operation into Syria It means that the lira has lost a quarter of its value since the end of 2019, which has coincided with a series of foreign policy issues for Turkey - most recently with Erdogan's war-of-words with France. The investigation and suit are valid under Turkish law and jurisdiction because the insults were against the president. Macron's defence of Charlie Hebdo , and his recent comment that Islam ... [Full Article...]

Jobless claims fall to 751,000 in last report before election

Jobless claims fall to 751,000 in last report before election To date, the state has reported more than 205,000 confirmed and probable cases, including 5,256 deaths. Iowa received 4,791 unemployment claims, the most since the week of September 19 and an increase of 576 claims. Someone having trouble filing or receiving benefits will be assigned a two-hour window during which a Labor Department employee will call and answer questions. [Full Article...]

Losses mount for oil majors as pandemic grips global economy

Losses mount for oil majors as pandemic grips global economy Its refining business reported a loss of $231 million, compared with profits of $1.2 billion a year ago, on lower margins and weaker conditions for refiners as the pandemic eats into travel. Shell exceeded all analysts' forecasts by posting nearly US$1 billion in adjusted profit. The Anglo-Dutch giant also dangled the promise of fattening the dividend that's dwindled to less than half of its year-... [Full Article...]

U.S. economy surges 33.1% in Q3, biggest gain on record

U.S. economy surges 33.1% in Q3, biggest gain on record Just a few months before the pandemic hit and forced lockdowns across the country - and world - the USA economy had just entered its longest expansion in history, lasting over a decade. Trump has drawn generally solid public support for his handling of the economy. More than 65 million Americans ‒ roughly 40% of the nation's labor force ‒ have sought jobless aid since the coronavirus lockdowns... [Full Article...]

Jack Ma Ant Group IPO: stock price, trading date

Jack Ma Ant Group IPO: stock price, trading date A total of 1.67 billion new Ant shares are priced at RMB 68.80 (USD 10.25) and HKD 80 (USD 10.32) on the two bourses. The Hong Kong dollar is pegged in a narrow range of 7.75-7.85 to the USA dollar. That's according to data compiled by Bloomberg based on the trading start date. The fintech giant is charging ahead with its landmark offering just days ahead of the US election. [Full Article...]

United States stock market has worst day in a month amid election uncertainty

United States stock market has worst day in a month amid election uncertainty In point of fact, Monday's tottering in the Wall St. was nearly entirely prodded by market participants' worries over a second round of pandemic-led business closure, which in effect would simmer the prospects of an economic recovery, while waning hopes of a USA relief bill before the November 3 election day had added to further woes. [Full Article...]

Court: Goldman Sachs violated USA anti-bribery laws

Court: Goldman Sachs violated USA anti-bribery laws Goldman Sachs has agreed to pay almost $3 billion to settle a probe into its role in Malaysia's 1MDB corruption scandal, its Malaysia unit pleaded guilty to violating foreign bribery laws, and the firm is clawing back or cutting pay for executives including current CEO David Solomon. [Full Article...]

Astra-Oxford trials induce strong immune response

Astra-Oxford trials induce strong immune response Patel declined to comment on whether he thought 500 billion rupees would suffice, but said he wasn't anxious about potential delivery and cold-chain storage bottlenecks given that vaccine supply will initially be restricted to priority areas and those at high risk. [Full Article...]

Amazon gets stay on RIL-Future deal

Amazon gets stay on RIL-Future deal Passing an interim award in favour of Amazon, V K Rajah - the sole arbitrator in the Amazon vs Future vs Reliance arbitration matter - has asked the Future group to put the deal on hold and said that the deal can not go through until it finally decides the matter. [Full Article...]

Coca-Cola European Partners offers to buy Coca-Cola Amatil for A$9.28b

Coca-Cola European Partners offers to buy Coca-Cola Amatil for A$9.28b CCA said that once confirmatory due diligence is completed and other conditions are satisfied, including CCEP and TCCC reaching an agreement, then CCA intends to unanimously recommend the takeover to its independent shareholders. Coca-Cola European Partners on Monday reported a 3% slump in third-quarter revenue to 3.18 billion euros ($3.76 billion), and declined to provide full-year financial gui... [Full Article...]

Tesla to recall 30,000 cars from China over suspension defects

Tesla to recall 30,000 cars from China over suspension defects The company announced in February the recall of 3,183 Model X vehicles in China, because of a potential issue that could make steering harder and increase the risk of an accident. The recall doesn't include any vehicles made in China, where Tesla began making Model 3 vehicles in early 2020. China is considered an important market for the Silicon Valley automaker's growth, and it opened a factory t... [Full Article...]

Covid second wave sees Eurozone business activity shrink once more

Covid second wave sees Eurozone business activity shrink once more An index reading above 50 indicates expansion, while below 50 it signals contraction. "But intensifying Covid-19 restrictions has increasingly affected the services sector". "Where a rise in output was reported, survey respondents pointed to factors such as pent-up demand in the manufacturing sector, rising residential property transactions and the restart of work on projects that had been delayed... [Full Article...]

Britain inks post-Brexit trade deal with Japan

Appearing with Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi, Truss called the agreement a " landmark " as the first major trade deal for Britain since it returned as an independent trading nation. Financial services are Britain's biggest export to Japan , now at 28%. Britain said the new deal meant 99% of its exports to Japan would be tariff-free. [Full Article...]

Pelosi, Mnuchin move closer to stimulus deal amid Senate doubts

Pelosi, Mnuchin move closer to stimulus deal amid Senate doubts She said it's not so much the size of the bill that's the holdup but how the money is spent, and in an interview with Bloomberg Tuesday denied she was stringing the White House along. And the two sides are "in range" on health care provisions in a stimulus bill that go beyond testing and tracing the coronavirus pandemic, she said. [Full Article...]

Single-use plastic bag ban enforcement begins for NY state

Single-use plastic bag ban enforcement begins for NY state A State Supreme Court decision, though, rejected the suit and stores must comply with the ban. If you forget to bring a bag with you, many retailers will have reusable bags for sale, or you can pay a $0.05 for a paper bag. Now that NY state has begun enforcement of its plastic bag ban, after an unsuccessful lawsuit by the plastics industry, the state's environmental agency and an advocacy group wa... [Full Article...]

China's economic recovery quickens

China's economic recovery quickens China's third-quarter (Q3) economic growth has cheered up overseas professionals and observers, who believe that the country's growth is picking up steam and will inspire more confidence in the global economic recovery. "For the entire year, we project our economy to contract by about 6 percent", Dominguez said during a virtual Economic Forum yesterday. The second quarter then started to recove... [Full Article...]


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