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02.05.2016

Pierrel Pharma: + 35% in first quarter 2016 sales Orabloc

Pierrel Pharma, a subsidiary of Pierrel, announced that Orabloc, its flagship anesthetic, recorded in the first quarter of the year increased sales by 35% compared to the same period of 2015. Considering only the month of March, the product It showed an increase of 42% in sales, reaching a record from 2012 in the North American market. The performance in the first quarter "reinforces the management of Pierrel the idea to accompany towards loftier goals its pharma" division, we read in today's statement.

 
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02.05.2016

China: PMI index rises in April

In April, the activities of the Chinese manufacturing sector marked the second consecutive monthly expansion, but the pace of growth remains marginal. The data comes from the index PMI (Purchasing managers' index) prepared on the basis of an economic survey in the institute care of Statistics. The index is passed to 50.1 from 50.2 in March, remaining over the threshold 50, then into expansion territory, but below the consensus 50.4.

 
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29.04.2016

Telefonica first quarter below expectations

The Spanish company Telefonica ended the first quarter with a fall in core profit by 6.7% to 3.376 billion euro, slightly below market expectations, penalized by the exchange rate depreciation.

 
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29.04.2016

Comcast buys DreamWorks for $ 3.8 billion

Comcast buys DreamWorks Animation to $ 41 per share in a deal a total value of $ 3.8 billion (3.35 billion euro at current exchange rates). This was stated by NBCUniversal, which is owned by Comcast, in a statement. The transaction, which will bring the change of ownership for the company co-founded by Steven Spielberg, is expected to close later this year. For Comcast, the largest cable television provider in the United States and the control of NBC networks, the expectation is to get stronger in the film industry and to gain market share in China, where the film industry is growing rapidly.

 
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28.04.2016

USD/CAD prepares to attack weekly S1

FOMC statement used to have little impact on behaviour of the USD/CAD currency pair, which fixed a minimal four-pip decrease in daily value over Wednesday. The short-term outlook remains tilted to the South, provided there is a dense supply cluster located between 1.2722 and 1.28. Here the monthly S1 is backed by the weekly pivot point and downward-sloping 20-day SMA. Dips lower are expected to be shallow, as the first weekly support line is going to meet USD/CAD as soon as at the 1.2509 mark. As for the daily technical indicators, they are still having no distinct bias in any direction,  as three "buy" studies are balanced by the same amount of "sell" signals.

 
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28.04.2016

MasterCard first quarter performance beats analysts' expectations

MasterCard, operator of the world's second-largest payments network, ended last quarter with a profit of 959 million dollars, or 86 cents per share, down from 1.02 billion, or 89 cents per share, in the same period the previous year. Analysts' expectations have been exceeded, which included earnings per share of 85 centesimi.I income rose to 2.45 billion dollars from 2.23 billion 12 months earlier and exceeding expectations of $ 2.38 billion.

 
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28.04.2016

Sharp slowdown in US GDP: + 0,5%

In the first quarter of 2016 the US GDP grew at an annualized pace "only" 0.5%. It's what emerges from the first reading of the data released by the US Commerce Department. The result is lower than the expectations of analysts who expected an improvement of 0.7% in the first three months of this year. The economy of the United States, therefore, begins to slow down after the 1.4% achieved in the last quarter of 2015. The one recorded in the months January-March is the slower pace of expansion for two years.

 
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28.04.2016

Colgate-Palmolive, first quarter 2016 profits slightly down

Colgate-Palmolive has closed the first quarter with a profit of $ 533 million, or 59 cents per share, down slightly from 542 million, or 59 cents per share for the same period last year. Eliminating from the accounts by non-ordinary items the profit amounted to 63 cents per share, centering the expectations of employees to lavori.In decline, by 7.5%, revenues to 3.76 billion dollars, slightly better than the 3 , 75 billion expected by analysts.

 
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28.04.2016

Schaeuble: No to the EU summit called by Tsipras

Berlin is opposed to the special summit called by Greece. The German Minister of Finance Wolfgang Schaeuble said that "the talks with Greece have not made much progress." He added: "When the conditions are met, the meeting will be convened." So the Athens Stock Exchange back in the eye after the Eurogroup reference that had to discuss aid to the greek country: the BS Ase index leaves on the ground 2.5%. And Nathan Sheets, deputy secretary of the US Treasury for international affairs - as reported by Bloomberg - argues that the IMF will provide funds to Greece only with reforms and with a debt relief.

 
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28.04.2016

Draghi: raise now the price of money would be bad for the economy

In an interview with Bild, Mario Draghi spoke of the lack of inflation in the euro, the impact of low interest rates on savers - in particular to be angry are those Germans - the age-old problem of the greek debt and referendum on Brexit, scheduled for June 23. The journalist who asked how a central banker Italian, that the Germans feared could trigger inflation too high, can not stimulate consumer prices, Draghi said that in Germany can rest assured that the ECB is doing everything possible to bring inflation to the desired levels, around 2%. "Interest rates are low because growth is low and inflation is too low. Think about what would be the alternative: if we increase the time cost of money, what would be bad for the economy and result in deflation, unemployment and a new recession. "

 
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