Large German company to arrive in Serbia
President Aleksandar Vucic announced on Friday the arrival of one of the most technologically advanced German companies to Serbia. "I believe that next week I will be able to finalize the arrival of one large, one of the most technologically advanced German companies to Serbia," Vucic told reporters after touring the works on the Surcin-Obrenovac bridge.
Sale of Budimka scheduled for June 11, 2019 – Initial price around EUR 4.5 million
After years of stagnation, the Pozega-based Budimka will soon enter a new era with a new owner. The sale of this company, whose bankruptcy was declared in late 2017, has been scheduled for June 11, and the initial price will be around EUR 4.5 million. Considering the names cited as potential purchasers, but also the profit that the brand and the potentials of Budimka promise, the sale price is expected to differ drastically from the initial price.
Public debt of Serbia amounts to EUR 23.39 billion at end-March
The public debt of Serbia amounted to EUR 23.39 billion at the end of March 2019, which is 50.9% of the gross domestic product (GDP), the Ministry of Finance announced. The public debt is nominally higher by EUR 240 million compared to the end of February, when it amounted to EUR 23.15 billion and when its share in the GDP amounted to 50.4%.
Dow makes stunning comeback, recovering nearly all of 471-point plunge on hope trade deal not dead, Europe stocks close down but off session lows as US-China trade tensions escalate
Stocks recovered the bulk of their earlier losses on Monday as investors bet China and the U.S. will still strike a trade deal despite President Donald Trump’s threat to hike tariffs on Chinese imports over the weekend.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average ended the day down just 66.47 points at 26,438.48, while the S&P 500 closed 0.4% lower at 2,932.47. The Nasdaq Composite was down 0.5% at 8,123.29.
Wall Street also contended with news of the U.S. deploying a carrier group and bombers in the Middle east as tensions with Iran increase. The move, according to national security advisor John Bolton, said this was a warning to the Iranian regime, noting: “The United States is not seeking war with the Iranian regime, but we are fully prepared to respond to any attack.”
European stocks saw a sell-off on Monday, after President Donald Trump said the U.S. would hike tariffs on goods from China. Germany’s DAX and France’s CAC closed down by around 1%, trimming some heavy losses seen earlier in the session as sentiment improved on Wall Street. In the U.K., markets were closed due to a public holiday.
In the corporate world, ThyssenKrupp said it is still looking to reach an agreement with European antitrust regulators on a planned joint venture with Tata Steel, Reuters reported.