Economia


Canadian prime minister leaves for China for visit, G20 summit Canadian prime minister leaves for China for visit, G20 summit
- Setiembre 03, 2016

China-Canada relations are facing broad opportunities, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said Wednesday. Trudeau said that strengthening the friendship and potential of the relationship between the two will open a new era in China's engagement with the rest of the world. (los mas...)
Dollar stands tall after data enhances US rate hike expectations Dollar stands tall after data enhances US rate hike expectations
- Setiembre 03, 2016

Market research firm GfK said its gauge of consumer confidence in the United Kingdom rose to -7 in August from -12 in July, when it suffered its sharpest drop in over 26 years as a result of the Brexit vote. Gold futures on the COMEX division of the New York Mercantile Exchange rose on Tuesday as technical trading and a stronger us dollar put pressure on the precious metal. (los mas...)
Minister to visit Calais as anti-migrant tension rises Minister to visit Calais as anti-migrant tension rises
- Setiembre 03, 2016

About 7,000 migrants are living in the remaining northern half of the camp, up from 4,500 in June, according to local authorities, although humanitarian groups put the number closer to 9,000. We are also asking for a total evacuation of the northern area of the camp. A court halted the plan but the state has appealed. Some have suggested the camp could be dismantled by the end of the year. (los mas...)
Sarah Jessica Parker cuts ties with EpiPen over price hikes
- Setiembre 02, 2016

People with severe allergies suffer anaphylactic shock, which can prove fatal. According to David Maris , Mylan has hiked prices for ursodiol, a generic medication to treat gallstones, by 542 percent; metoclopramide, which treats gastroesophageal reflux, by 444 percent; dicyclomine, used to treat irritable bowel syndrome by 400 percent, and tolterodine, which treats overactive bladders by 56 percent. (los mas...)
India appoints Urjit Patel as next RBI governor
- Setiembre 02, 2016

He has been the key architect of inflation target and rate-setting panel. Rajan, who succeeded in halving the inflation rate from the double-digit levels prevailing when he took over, also persuaded the government to adopt inflation targeting, another policy endorsed by Patel. (los mas...)
France wants halt to 'imbalanced' EU-US trade deal talks
- Setiembre 02, 2016

Mr Fekl, France's secretary of state for foreign trade, said talks could resume if wider EU-US trade relations improved. The future of the proposed free trade deal between the United States and European Union was dealt a further blow on Tuesday when France's foreign trade minister said his country wanted an end to the negotiations. (los mas...)
Saudi Arabia won't flood oil market — Business in brief
- Setiembre 02, 2016

With the price struggling to hold above $50 a barrel, there are still questions hanging over global economic growth. OPEC's oil output is likely in August to reach its highest in recent history, a Reuters survey found on Wednesday, as extra barrels from Saudi Arabia and other Gulf members make up for losses in Nigeria and Libya. (los mas...)
Apple CEO says European Union tax ruling 'total political crap': Irish Independent Apple CEO says European Union tax ruling 'total political crap': Irish Independent
- Setiembre 02, 2016

The ruling followed a two-year investigation which concluded that the level of tax that Apple was paying in the Irish Republic, where its European Union HQ is located and through which EU sales are channelled, amounted to illegal state aid. (los mas...)
United States and Spain boost Pernod Ricard's growth United States and Spain boost Pernod Ricard's growth
- Setiembre 02, 2016

Sales in the Americas grew by 4%, up from a 2% growth rate the year before. The group reported profit from recurring operations of 2.28 billion euros ($2.5 billion) in the year to June 30, in line with an forecast 2.27 billion from analysts polled by Reuters. (los mas...)
Desocupación en Chile llega a 7,1%
- Setiembre 01, 2016

El mismo informe apunta que "la tasa de este período se convirtió en la más alta desde el trimestre septiembre-noviembre 2011, cuando se registró el mismo valor". Los ocupados a tiempo parcial, incrementaron 6,2 % en 12 meses, como consecuencia del aumento porcentual de los que trabajan de manera involuntaria (7,7 %), lo que representó un 49,1 % del total de ocupados a tiempo parcial. (los mas...)
La construcción se desplomó un 23,1% La construcción se desplomó un 23,1%
- Setiembre 01, 2016

Además, la cifra de julio representa el descenso más violento durante este año, en el que acumula una baja del 4 %. En cuento al desempeño positivo del mes sólo se registró el incremento en el bloque de sustancias y productos químicos que alcanzó un 0,8% en julio, aunque en el acumulado del año revierte la tendencia y sufre una caída del -0,6%. (los mas...)
Allegiant adds CVG-Puerto Rico route Allegiant adds CVG-Puerto Rico route
- Agosto 31, 2016

Allegiant Air is adding a new flight from Dayton International Airport, and the airline is making it affordable. Travelers flying out of Pittsburgh International Airport have two more nonstop options available to them. Allegiant has been offering service out of Pittsburgh since 2015. Allegiant arrived in Austin in 2013, starting with nonstops to Las Vegas, the airline's home base. (los mas...)
Potash and Agrium are in merger talks Potash and Agrium are in merger talks
- Agosto 31, 2016

Certain statements and other information included in this document constitute "forward-looking information" and/or "financial outlook" within the meaning of applicable Canadian securities legislation or constitute "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of applicable US securities legislation (collectively, the "forward-looking statements"). (los mas...)
Reservas internacionales caen a 176348 mdd Reservas internacionales caen a 176348 mdd
- Agosto 31, 2016

Una reducción de 130 mdd debido principalmente al cambio en la valuación de los activos internacionales del instituto central. En comparación con la semana pasada, las reservas internacionales se redujeron en 171 millones de dólares, con lo que acumula dos semanas de descensos consecutivos y que además representa su mayor baja en tres semanas. (los mas...)
Postal union puts job action on hold for 24 hours Postal union puts job action on hold for 24 hours
- Agosto 30, 2016

But Andrea Stairs, eBay Canada's managing director, says if a contract settlement can't be reached, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau should at the very least send a signal that he's prepared to force an end to the impasse. In a statement issued by her office early Monday, Labour Minister MaryAnn Mihychuk welcomed the extension of the talks as "an encouraging sign of ongoing progress and a renewed determination to negotiate a new collective agreement". (los mas...)
PM Trudeau leaves for first official visit to China
- Agosto 30, 2016

The visit will once again put Trudeau in the footsteps of his father, Pierre, whose government re-established diplomatic relations in 1971 with China, 20 years after they were broken during the Korean war. "The quarantine of canola is merely a technical issue that should be solved properly through consultations by relevant competent departments", said the embassy. (los mas...)
German economy minister says EU-US trade talks have failed German economy minister says EU-US trade talks have failed
- Agosto 30, 2016

European Union governments are now divided between Germany, France, and a few others who want the refugee flow to continue and Austria and most of Eastern Europe who want the migration to be severely curtailed. Frank-Juergen Weise, the head of the Federal Office for Migration and Refugees, said in an interview in the German weekly Bild am Sonntag that he expects a sharp drop in numbers in 2016 compared with a year ago. (los mas...)
Can Clinton save health overhaul from its mounting problems?
- Agosto 30, 2016

Double-digit premium increases and exits by big-name insurers have caused some to wonder whether "Obamacare" will go down as a failed experiment. "There are turbulent waters", said Kathleen Sebelius, Obama's first secretary of Health and Human Services. (los mas...)
Homeland Security Orders Review of Privatized Immigration Detention Facilities Homeland Security Orders Review of Privatized Immigration Detention Facilities
- Agosto 30, 2016

The panel will have until the end of November to make recommendations, and will consider "all factors ... including fiscal considerations" related to ICE's use of private centres. "We've worked with the federal government to provide solutions to pressing immigration challenges for more than 30 years, and we welcome this review of our long-standing relationship", Jonathan Burns, spokesman for the Corrections Corporation of America , which runs several immigrant detention centers, said in an ... (los mas...)
Economy expands at sluggish 1.1 percent pace Economy expands at sluggish 1.1 percent pace
- Agosto 28, 2016

The size of the economy expanded by 0.6 per cent in the second quarter, picking up from 0.4 per cent in the first quarter, according to a final estimate of GDP growth from the Office for National Statistics. Household spending, which has been one of the main drives of the United Kingdom economic recovery since the financial crisis and accounts for roughly two-thirds of the economy, continued to be the biggest driver of growth. (los mas...)