Статьи, помеченные тэгом ‘france’

France: from one crisis to another

Sunday, August 15th, 2010

France is in disarray. According to opinion polls, the popularity of French President – Nicolas Sarkozy, for many decades, didn’t not fell so low. Recently resigned two ministers and parliamentary passions abound with light hand media – series of scandals added to the charges a suspect in the corruption minister of abuse of office in obtaining funds for Sarkozy’s presidential campaign.


Nestle SA reports good earnings

Wednesday, August 11th, 2010

Nestle SA, the largest food company in the world, reported a more rapid growth in sales in the first half than expected. Their volume for January-June increased by 6,1%, while analysts predicted an increase of 6%.


International Power plc (LON: IPR) and GDF SUEZ SP (PINK: GDFZY) unite and rise in price

Monday, August 9th, 2010

International Power plc (LON: IPR) is deprived of autonomy. International Power plc (LON: IPR) shares reached a mark 375.20 points, gaining 2.40%. GDF Suez SA and International Power Plc are close to an agreement, under which the French company control of the British.


BHP Billiton plc (LON: BLT) loses point by point

Friday, July 30th, 2010

BHP Billiton plc (LON: BLT) is located at 1,946.00 points, losing -31.50 (-1.59%) today. So, quotes the British-Australian giants – BHP Billiton shares fell to 0.70%, Swiss Xstrata – to 1,20% yesterday. Price Securities Anglo American, by contrast, rose to 0.06%.


LVMH records profit above forecasts

Wednesday, July 28th, 2010

The world of luxury remains true to tradition. Employer aging politicians (Tony Blair and Mikhail Gorbachev) LVMH records highest revenue in recent years. Experts say the restoration of luxury goods sales. The world’s largest producer of luxury goods LVMH (Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton) has reported about net profit 53% increasing to 1.05 billion euros ($ 1.36 billion)for the first half of the year.


PSA Peugeot Citroen had taken record high profits

Wednesday, July 28th, 2010

PSA Peugeot Citroen, the second-largest automaker in Europe, reported a profit for the first 6 months of the year. PSA Peugeot Citron amount of profit has surpassed expectations of analysts.


Greece is richer than the U.S.?

Monday, July 26th, 2010

Global financial markets are still shaking in all modes at the thought of a possible Greek defaulted. Yields on long-term government bonds in Greece by 700 basis points over similar Treasury securities yields USA. Thus, it seems that in America things are much better than in Greece. Unfortunately, it has nothing to do with the truth. Greek debt represents 120% of vnturennego GDP, twice more than in the U.S..


Recession in the UK: the history repeating…

Sunday, July 25th, 2010

In 1970 I was 6 years old and I remember very little of that time. The collapse of the Beatles walked me to a party, as well as the football World Cup in 1970, and I have only vague memories of that year held a general election, when a Mr. Heath has changed some of Mr. Wilson. The only event that made an indelible impression on me, was the first manned landing on the moon. I still remember those grainy photographs taken in 1969 when Neil Armstrong uttered his now famous words. Then I decided that I would be an astronaut. Then I grew up.


Lloyds Banking Group plc and HSBC Holdings lose their footing and have collapsed

Friday, July 23rd, 2010

Lloyds Banking Group plc is reduced by -0.77 points (-1.21%), approaching the mark of 62.81 points. At the same time, stock trading in Europe closed higher leading indexes, helped by a positive external background, a favorable macro-economic statistics of European countries and corporate news yesterday. Barclays, Lloyds Banking Group and HSBC Holdings went up by 4,62%, 4,21% and 2,66% respectively, while the paper Royal Bank of Scotland have fallen in price on 1,06%.


The stability of the dollar / euro exchange rates and Bernanke’s forecast

Wednesday, July 21st, 2010

U.S. reports have helped to stimulate demand for the dollar only, because data on the housing market were not as bad as expected. In the United States was started 549 thousand construction jobs, which was 5% below the May figures, having descended to 8-month low. However, it became known that the number of building permits (an indicator pointing to further activity in the sector) in the last month showed an increase of 2,1% to 586,000. This pattern suggests that builders are still hoping that the recovery in the sector will continue.