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2019, March, 29, 11:30:00SAUDI ARAMCO PAYS $69.1 BLN
Saudi Aramco announced the signing of a share purchase agreement to acquire a 70% majority stake in Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) from the Public Investment Fund of Saudi Arabia, in a private transaction for $69.1bn.
2019, March, 29, 11:25:00SAUDI ARAMCO, MCDERMOTT PLATFORMS
The new facility will be used for large scale fabrication of offshore platforms and onshore/offshore modules.
2019, March, 29, 11:20:00U.S. CURRENT ACCOUNT DEFICIT UP TO $134.4 billion
U.S. BEA - The U.S. current-account deficit increased to $134.4 billion (preliminary) in the fourth quarter of 2018 from $126.6 billion (revised) in the third quarter of 2018, according to statistics released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA). The deficit was 2.6 percent of current-dollar gross domestic product (GDP) in the fourth quarter, up from 2.5 percent in the third quarter.
2019, March, 29, 11:15:00U.S. TRADE DEFICIT $51.1 BLN
U.S. BEA - The U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis announced today that the goods and services deficit was $51.1 billion in January, down $8.8 billion from $59.9 billion in December,
2019, March, 29, 11:10:00U.S. NUCLEAR COMPETITIVENESS
Nuclear is the largest source of clean energy in the USA, and the nation's nuclear plants are working more efficiently than ever, Korsnick said, adding they are "economic engines" for the communities they serve.
2019, March, 29, 11:05:00THE NEW U.S. NUCLEAR
Twelve of the US' 98 operating nuclear generating units "are slated to close," and "to keep today's reactors running, we must pursue policy that gives innovators and investors confidence that there will be a market for their new nuclear technologies,"
2019, March, 29, 11:00:00U.S. COAL EXPORTS UP
While U.S. coal consumption has generally declined since its 2008 peak, EIA expects that U.S. coal exports reached 116 million short tons (MMst) in 2018, the highest level in five years, based on foreign trade data collected by the U.S. Census Bureau
2019, March, 29, 10:55:00U.S. GDP UP 2.2%
U.S. BEA - Real gross domestic product (GDP) increased at an annual rate of 2.2 percent in the fourth quarter of 2018, according to the "third" estimate released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis. In the third quarter, real GDP increased 3.4 percent.
2019, March, 29, 10:50:00FRANCE, CHINA NUCLEAR
Chinese President Xi Jinping and French President Emmanuel Macron discussed common goals for nuclear power and the fight against climate change in bilateral talks held on 25 March during Xi’s three-day state visit to France. Macron's statement specifically mentioned the long-awaited project for cooperation to build a plant to reprocess China's used nuclear fuel.
2019, March, 29, 10:45:00EnBW RENEWABLE INVESTMENT $13.5 BLN
EnBW on Thursday unveiled a 12-billion euro ($13.5 billion) investment plan and said it was close to acquiring French renewable group Valeco, as the German utility continues its strategy of moving away from fossil fuels.