Tubacex has clocked up an order book worth 700 million euros in high tech tubular solutions for the gas and oil extraction, petrochemical and energy generation sectors. This figure is a record for the company. A contract in Iran represents about two-thirds of the existing premium product backlog or 560 million euros.Read More
The damping of the refugee crisis and the strength of the economy have weakened German voters’ desire for a radical change. If Angela Merkel is re-elected as chancellor, the financial markets are likely to function normally.
In the last twenty years, the contribution from listed Spanish companies’ overseas business has not stopped growing. In line with the 2016 figures, this has reached 65.5% of the total, a record level which is almost 20 percentage points higher than 10 years ago.
OPEC’s supply deal extension seems to have become a formality only after Saudi Arabia and Russia pledged their support. The persistent supply glut and reviving shale boom question the deal’s effectiveness. Julius Baer’s analysts see oil prices trading sideways.Read More
Brazil has written a new page of corruption. President Michel Temer was allegedly caught on tape authorizing businessmen to bribe former House Speaker Eduardo Cunha. This new political instability could have the potential to derail ensuing recovery.Read More