El Niño is hitting on cane productions especially in Asia, leading to a global shortage and the rise in prices. This would be the first year of sugar shortage after years of surplus. The shortage is projected to be prolonged to at least next year.
France’s data protection authority CNIL fined U.S. tech giant Google for failing to comply with the European top court’s ruling for the “right to be forgotten”. Google has implemented the ruling in Europe, however, the authority demanded that the ruling applied worldwide.
Brexit is expected to impact Britain's economy in a more negative way. If UK gets out of European Union (EU), it would generate $700 million (GBP 500million) gas and power bills additionally per annum. Energy Secretary Amber Rudd has cautioned that Britain's energy security at risk in the wake of Brexit.
PetroChina has announced its earnings, forecasts and future planning for cutting down production on Wednesday in Hong Kong. Around 67% decrease in net profit and 12-year low oil price has apparently prompted the oil and gas company to reduce output by 2.7%.
Markets of iron ore and gas have been hit hard due to over supply and decreasing demand and Japanese trading house Mitsui & Co. also follow trait. The Japanese trading house is going to embrace loss for the first time since its establishment in current form in 1947.
After the killing of David Byrne in a shootout at Dublin's Regency Hotel, it's reeling under severe pressure as losses amounted to €217,000. Regency Hotel has applied for indemnity to its insuring company Aviva for over €217,000.
Google has been witnessed to expand its client service network under the direct leadership of former VMWare co-founder Diane Greene. Google Cloud Platform has announced winning Landing Home Depot as its client. The deal is expected to get formally announced on Wednesday.
Contrary to a notion that oil rout is impacting everyone in the industry, there are few bosses at energy companies making more money based on their performance. Few top managers are excelling in meeting targets and getting hefty paychecks.
The Federal Reserve Bank of New York has denied any responsibility over the $81 million cyber heist from the current account of Bangladesh Bank. But a BB audit report observes NY Fed responsible since it implemented five payments instructions out of thirty five leaving many questions behind. Following the internal report BB is getting prepared to file lawsuit against Fed.
Sherwin Williams doesn’t claim to have vast track record in acquisition and possesses experience of getting blocked in deals by the antitrust authorities. Its recently announced acquisition deal has been questioned by the analysts centering accusations of over valuation. Following the announcement, Valspar stock has been witnessed to soar while that of Sherwin Williams to tumble during extended hours trading on Monday.
Talbot Underwriting Ltd is spreading its footprint of financial lines business in Australia. Talbot Underwriting, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Validus Holdings Ltd, has appointed David McKenzie and David Jones as class underwriters at its financial lines team.
Price of iron ore rallies as China's property market showed further sign of recovery. Surge in the price of iron ore also correlated with increase in steel futures.
India's National Commodities and Derivatives Exchange (NCDEX) has imposed special margins in Kapas contracts. Kapas prices fell over seven percent during the past fortnight. NCDEX has taken the decision to check further fall in Kapas contracts.
OPIC, a US private development finance institution has extended support to India to build a low carbon economy and expand the internet infrastructure. It has sanctioned $421 million for India’s solar and development projects. The OPIC finance will exert its impact upon lives across the developing world while transforming focus from Southeast Asia to India.
Apple has unveiled the new iPhone SE- iPhone 5S on Monday at its Cupertino campus. The new product with 16GB storage will cost $399 and with 64 GB for $499. The slimmer product has been developed following stronger opposition from the Apple customers against upgrading the 4.7 inches and 5.5 inches smart phones.