The managing director of the state company Pemex Mexican, José Antonio González Anaya, met yesterday in Mexico City her equal role of Eni, Claudio Descalzi. During the meeting, it said in a statement issued last night by the Italian company, Descalzi outlined the company's strategy in the country, focused on the consolidation and growth of its presence in Mexico, where it was the first international majors to acquire a block (Area 1) following an international tender, which took place last September.
The jobless total in the UK increased for the first time in almost a year. The UK unemployment rose by 21,000 to 1.7 million between December and February, and that was the first increase since the May-July period of the last year, the Office for National Statistics reported. The number of people claiming unemployment-related benefits increased by 6,700 in March to 732,100, the first monthly rise since last August. Meanwhile, the unemployment rate remained at anticipated 5.1%, which is still down by 0.5% on a year ago and the lowest since 2005.
Iraq is carrying out the project to issue government bonds worth 2 billion dollars in the next three months, focusing on international aid that will lower the costs of borrowing, said Ali al-Alak, governor of the Iraqi Central Bank, in an interview yesterday in Baghdad reported by Reuters. Iraq - said the governor - hopes that the yield decreases to 5% from 11% initially requested by investors. There is in fact a precedent that had scuppered a similar attempt: October 2015 Baghdad had canceled a dollar bond issue Americans for not paying a yield of 11 percent. This time the operation - which should be handled by some banks including Standard Chartered, Deutsche Bank and Citi - would result in a plan devised in December 2015, cost cutting should be possible thanks to successes against the Islamic State and the 'aid to central Bank and international Monetary Fund. A 5% return which would have even less than that paid by Greece for its bonds (ranging 9-12%).
Quarterly mixed results for Coca-Cola. The US giant of the most popular beverage in the world reported in the first three months of the year net income of $ 1.48 billion ($ 0.34 per share), down from 1.56 billion ($ 0.35 per share), in the corresponding period of 2015. Excluding exceptional items, net income amounted to $ 0.45 per share, above analyst estimates steady at $ 0.44. Slightly below expectations however the revenues were down 4% to 10.28 billion dollars (consensus 10.30 billion). For the entire 2016, Coca-Cola expects revenue growth of 4-5% and 4-6 percent growth in earnings per share on a constant-currency basis.
Google is abusing its dominant position. The EU Commission for Competition, Margrethe Vestager does not mince words and points the finger at the American giant: "A year ago - he says - we announced the opening of an investigation on Google and Android, today we can say that its practices they are contrary to European law in terms of free competition ". In fact for Brussels on Google behavior denies consumers a wide selection of apps and services and prevents innovation of the other competitors, in violation of EU rules.
Precious metals are again attracting a lot of attention with Gold and Silver futures long positioning reaching the highest level since 2013 according to CFTC data. Long-term investors are also starting to jump in, on fear of missing out according to UBS research. China started a yuan-denominated gold fix to compete with London Bullion fixing, yet the impact gold price remains to be evaluated.
Commerzbank expects first quarter results are worse than those of the last part of 2015, in light of the low interest rates and the volatility of the market at the beginning of the year. It was the AD Marting Blessing to declare the annual meeting of the bank's shareholders. "This will have an effect on the entire year. It will be clearly more difficult to achieve the results achieved in 2015". The Blessing sentences prompted the title in the negative to the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. At around 11.10 Commerzabank yields 2.74% to 8.23 euro, while the price yields 0.4%
Standard & Poor's announced that he had confirmed its judgment on the merits of Japan's sovereign credit issuer, 'A +' long-term and 'A-1' short on, with prospects that remain stable. In a note dedicated to today's decision the agency estimates that the gross domestic product per capita will remain in a range 32.000- $ 35,000 per year until the close of the fiscal year 2019, ie until 31 March 2020.
The Basel Syngenta agrochemical group has recorded in the first quarter of 2016 a decrease in turnover by 7% to $ 3.7 billion. This was announced by the same company in a note, gisutificando the negative sign for the too strong dollar, which affected the business in the first three months of the year. At constant currency rates, however, sales have remained stable, while volumes have suffered a fall of 2%. As a specific company in a statement, prices have registered a 2% rise in part due to an increase in the countries of the Community of Independent States (CEI) to offset the impact of the depreciation of the currencies.
Intel, the US semiconductor giant, will cut 12,000 jobs worldwide by the middle of 2017, a quota equal to 11% of its workforce. The scissors kick is part of the restructuring plan, developed by the Santa Clara group to accelerate its transformation to a higher growth sectors, such as the cloud. The plan provides for the consolidation of the various subsidiaries, a combination of voluntary and mandatory exit and re-evaluation of certain programs. The restructuring plan is expected to generate savings of $ 1.4 billion a year when completed, of which 750 million this year. But immediately the plan will result in an extraordinary expenditure of about 1.2 billion which will weigh on second-quarter accounts.
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