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Sunday 18.08.2019 | Name days: Liene, Helēna, Elena, Ellena, Liena

Russian banker's wages rise faster than inflation

Thirty largest Russian banks' wages-fund in the second quarter of the current year have exceeded the highest level, in comparison with the last quarter of 2008.

Demand for large cars grows because of overweigt problems in USA

According to Consumer Reports, the demand for larger cars has increased in the USA due to the obesity problems of the Americans. In the period of 2007 until 2009, the proportion of people suffering from this problem has increased by 1.1%, which is 2.4 millions. In nine states of America, one third of all of the popullation are overweight.

Greece will get 9 billion euro loan

According to eubusiness.com, the European Commission (EC) has decided to grant Greece the second instalment of its loan.

Analyst: Gazprom yielded not to Kampars but to Katara

According to the newspaper Telegraf, the Minister for Economics Artis Kampars has declared that the meating with the management of Gazprom can be considered as successful, because they have agreed to start discussing price reduction for the purchase of natural gas; however, as it turns out the real hero of the story is not Kampars, but Katara.

The solar energy boom in Germany

Currently, there is an actual solar energy boom in Germany – over the past few years, billions of euro have been invested in this sector.

Moscow banns trade of alcoholic drinks at night

According to the reports of today, the trade of strong alcoholic drinks at night and in the early hours has been banned in Moscow, in order to eliminate the main cause of the damage of the health of Russians - excessive use of alcohol.

USA faces the highest number of insolvency announcements since 2005

According to the data of the government of the USA, the number of insolvency announcements has reached its highest point since the year 2005. The economy of the USA is slowing and the level of unemployment has reached a two-digit number.

Rosņeft plans to profit from the existing debts

Although during the quarter of the year the amount of financial investments in Rosņeft has not changed, company’s total debt has increased by 53 billion rubles, or 7, 7% reaching 757, 7 billion rubles.

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