Daily News - 11.05.2018
Datum objave: 11.05.2018
Hisense publishes takeover intent, Gorenje clearing three supervisory seats
China's Hisense published today its intent for the acquisition of all the shares of Gorenje. The Slovenian household appliance maker in turn announced it would leave three seats vacant for the new strategic partner as it appoints the supervisory board on 12 June. Moreover, no dividend payout is envisaged.
Overview of latest GDP growth forecasts for Slovenia
The latest GDP growth forecasts indicate Slovenia's economy will expand at a rate in excess of 4% this year before slowing down to over 3% in 2019. Below is an overview of the latest forecasts.
Demand for workers highest in decade, SURS data show
The number of vacancies and occupied jobs rose in the first quarter of 2018, putting Slovenia's job vacancy rate at 2.5%, the highest since 2008, data released by the national Statistics Office (SURS) on Thursday showed. This reflects employers' complaints that workers are hard to find.
EBRD significantly improves Slovenia's growth forecast
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has significantly improved Slovenia's growth outlook in its spring forecast. According to the institution's projections, Slovenia's GDP will expand by 4%, an increase of 1.1 points compared to its November forecast.
Dow rallies nearly 200 points, notches 6-day winning streak; European markets close mainly lower after BOE rate decision
The Dow Jones industrial average rose sharply on Thursday, posting its sixth straight day of gains, following the release of weaker-than-expected U.S. inflation data. The index gained 0.8%, while S&P 500 was up 0.9 percent to 2,723.07, with utilities and telecom both rising more than 1 percent. The Nasdaq composite advanced 0.9 percent.
In corporate news, Booking Holdings dropped more than 4.5 percent after giving weaker-than-expected quarterly guidance. The company reported better-than-forecast earnings and revenue for the previous quarter, however.
European stock markets endured mixed fortunes Thursday, as investors reacted to a monetary policy meeting by the U.K.'s central bank. The pan-European Stoxx 600 ended provisionally 0.12 percent lower than its previous closing price, with major bourses and sectors pointing in opposite directions.
Europe's telecoms stocks were among those to lead the losses, down 0.94 percent amid earnings news. BT posted weaker-than-anticipated figures over the first three months of the year and announced plans to cut 13,000 managerial and back-office jobs. Shares of the company were 7.5 percent lower for the day.
Source: CNBC, Ilirika
NBS: Key policy rate kept on hold
At yesterday’s meeting, the NBS Executive Board voted to keep the key policy rate on hold, at 3.0%. In making such a decision, the NBS Executive Board was primarily guided by the expected movement in inflation and its underlying factors going forward, and the effects of past monetary policy easing. According to the May projection, the Executive Board expects y-o-y inflation to gradually approach the target, after reaching this year’s low in April.
IMF Mission recommends improving the planning and realization of public investments in Serbia
IMF mission in Serbia ascertained yesterday in conversation with the Minister of Construction, Transport and Infrastructure Zorana Mihajlovic that the reconstruction of Serbian Railways is carried out with success and recommend an upgrade in the public investment planning and realization process. James Roaf, Head of the IMF mission for Serbia, said that the department led by Mihajlovic significantly contributed to the successful ending of the previous IMF arrangement.
MAT: Production declined in March
In March this year, manufacturing industry’s production was at the same level as in March last year and which causes concern regarding the GDP growth in the remaining quarters – said the editor of the renowned Macroeconomic Analysis and Trends (MAT) magazine, Ivan Nikolic . At the presentation of the new issue of MAT, he added that the stagnation in the manufacturing industry was compensated by the 21.6 percent growth of the production of the electric power industry, which is why industrial production continued to grow by 4.1 percent in March compared to the same period last year.
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Daily News - 19.07.2018
19.07.2018 | Parliamentary committee okays bill facilitating NLB privatization; Turnover from the sale of goods in 2017 the highest after 2008; Stocks rise as Morgan Stanley and CSX surge on earnings; European stocks close higher as well; Tender for RTB Bor opens; NBS: Profit of banks in Serbia amounts to RSD 68.7 billion at end-2017; First half of 2018 sees 45,000 electronic building permits issued;
Dnevne novice - 18.07.2018
18.07.2018 | Deželna banka Slovenije z začasnim vodstvom; V maju 2018 približno 872.300 delovno aktivnih ali za 0,3 % več kot v prejšnjem mesecu; Goldman Sachs z rastjo četrtletnega dobička in novim glavnim izvršnim direktorjem; Easyjet ob rasti prihodkov zvišal napoved dobička; Predsednik Feda zagovarjal nadaljevanje politike višanja obrestnih mer; Johnson&Johnson z dobičkom in prihodki presegel pričakovanja; Telekom Srbija načrtuje nakup kabelskih operaterjev; Delta Holding še vedno čaka na dovoljenje za izvedbo treh projektov v Beogradu v vrednosti 400 milijonov evrov - Prihodki družbe 1H 2018 znašajo 30,1 milijarde din; Izvoz Srbije v letu 2017 se je povečal za 12,1%, uvoz za 13,6%;
Daily News - 18.07.2018
18.07.2018 | May brings more jobs; Adria Airways expands to Germany's Paderborn-Lippstadt; Nasdaq hits all-time high after Amazon reaches record, Netflix rebounds well off lows; European stocks close higher amid earnings; Telekom Srbija planning purchase of cable operators; Delta Holding still waiting for permits for realization of three projects in Belgrade worth EUR 400 million – Company's 1H 2018 revenues amount to RSD 30.1 billion; Serbia's exports up 12.1% in 2017, imports up 13.6%;
Dnevne novice - 17.07.2018
17.07.2018 | Ljubljanska borza: SBI TOP nekoliko navzdol; Maja na ljubljanskem letališču 15-odstotna rast potniškega prometa; Znižanje cen nafte; Newyorške borze neenotno; IMF kljub povečanim tveganjem za zdaj ohranja napoved globalne gospodarske rasti; Naložbe v informacijsko tehnologijo v Srbiji znašajo 62 evrov na prebivalca - evropsko povprečje 800 evrov; V Ljubljani uradno odprt srbsko-slovenski poslovni klub - blagovna menjava obeh držav je presegla milijardo evrov;
Daily News - 17.07.2018
17.07.2018 | Slovenia to launch IPO of lender NLB in 2018; SBI TOP 0.1% lower in mixed trading; Financials lead Dow higher after better-than-expected earnings from Bank of America; European stocks close lower as Trump and Putin meet; earnings season in focus; State considering three options for earnings tax reduction; Investments in IT in Serbia at EUR 62 per capita – European average up to EUR 800; Serbian-Slovenian business club officially opens in Ljubljana – Trade between two countries exceeds EUR 1 billion;
Dnevne novice - 16.07.2018
16.07.2018 | Gospodinjstva v četrtletju izboljšala finančni položaj; Komisija jemlje na znanje odločitev vlade glede NLB; Indija vstopila med delničarje EBRD; Bosch in Daimler bosta v ZDA testirala samovozeče taksije; Kitajci bodo gradili avtocesto v Republiki srbski; Srbska gospodarska zbornica v regiji izpostavlja sodelovanje s Slovenijo;
Daily News - 16.07.2018
16.07.2018 | Government to discuss NBL sale, lawsuit against Croatia; Govt approves additional EUR 30m for Eko Sklad; The value of construction put in place 3.4% higher than in April 2018 and 30.3% higher than in May 2017; Facebook i Amazon vodili Nasdaq do novog rekorda; Evropa u plusu nakon pada od prekjuče; NBS: Annual inflation in June at 2.3%; NBS: No change in key policy rate;
Daily News - 13.07.2018
13.07.2018 | Government to discuss NBL sale, lawsuit against Croatia; Govt approves additional EUR 30m for Eko Sklad; The value of construction put in place 3.4% higher than in April 2018 and 30.3% higher than in May 2017; Nasdaq rises to all-time high as Amazon and Facebook hit records; European markets close higher after latest trade war jolt; NBS: Annual inflation in June at 2.3%; NBS: No change in key policy rate;
Dnevne novice - 13.07.2018
13.07.2018 | Adria Airways z največjo floto letal doslej; Vrednost v maju 2018 opravljenih gradbenih del za 3,4 % višja kot v aprilu 2018 in za 30,3 % višja kot v maju 2017; Izvoz Kitajske bolje od tržnih pričakovanj; Evropske borze navzgor; NBS: Letna inflacija v juniju znaša 2,3 odstotka; NBS: temeljne obrestne mere nespremenjene;