The US, the world’s leading debtor nation, has reached another questionable milestone in its seemingly headlong rush into economic oblivion.
After four years of damage to the Italian economy, the National Association of Agricultural Producers, Coldiretti, has called to lift the anti-Russian sanctions. Sputnik Italia spoke with Lorenzo Bazzana, head of the economic department of Coldiretti about this issue.
China is encouraging companies to build infrastructure and conduct commercial trial voyages as it looks for new faster shipping routes to be developed in the Arctic.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - British investors bought 22 percent of the new issue of Eurobonds Russia-2029 and 49 percent of the additional issue of Eurobonds Russia-2047 during a placement on Friday, Russia's VTB Capital said.
With his recent decision on steel and aluminum tariffs, US President Donald Trump began to implement his election pledges that included, above all, ameliorating business climate in the US for domestic companies.
The world's largest offshore operator, Statoil has voiced plans to change its name to Equinor. The costly name change, which is aimed at reflecting its commitment to green energy, equality and diversity, has met with mixed reaction by fellow Norwegians.
According to new statistics, Russia is currently the sixth-largest gold owner after the United States, Germany, Italy, France, and China.
DOHA (Sputnik) - The Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) intends to focus on its relations with African gas producers, in particular with Angola, Mozambique and Cameroon, Yury Sentyurin, the GECF secretary general, told Sputnik.
People who are on the sanctions list of the US, UK, European Union or United Nations will not be allowed to take part in Telegram Open Network initial coin offerings (ICOs) and will be forbidden from buying Gram cryptocurrency by the official Telegram group investor agreement, Russian news agency RBC reports.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - American consumers may be able to stroll into a US auto dealer and leave in a self-driving car as early as next year if General Motors (GM) succeeds with plans to mass produce driverless vehicles, which were announced in a press release.
Allianz, one of the largest insurance companies in Europe, is confident that the bitcoin bubble will pop and that the collapse of the cryptocurrency is only a matter of time, according to reports.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF), international body advancing global economic cooperation and financial stability, released a report amid their preparations for next week's meeting of G-20 finance ministers and central bank leaders in Argentina.
The fallout from the poisoning of former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter in Salisbury continues to dominate Britain's mainstream media while the UK government's Spring Statement falls off the radar.
The number of tourists from the US visiting Russia increased by 25 percent in the first nine months of 2017 in comparison to the same period in the previous year, despite the prevailing anti-Russia sentiment in the mainstream media.
Central banks around the world have been building up their gold stockpiles to make sure they are stored on soil they can trust.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Bitcoin dropped below $8,000 after news that US tech giant Google is going to ban cryptocurrency advertising.
One start-up has assumed it will one day be able to scan the human brain and preserve it or possibly run an AI-based simulation of a deceased person’s mind. Seems to be very much in the style of the Black Mirror series, doesn’t it?
The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, has announced plans to consult on the possibility of scrapping the smallest denominations of UK currency. Sputnik spoke to two young people who have very different opinions about 1p and 2p coins.
BEIJING (Sputnik) - China will take retaliatory measures against the United States in the event new tariffs are imposed on Chinese products, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Lu Kang said Wednesday.
The California-based transnational is the second biggest player in online ad selling; nevertheless it plans to take measures to curtail the nascent digital currency sector.
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