U.S. FRB - In view of realized and expected labor market conditions and inflation, the Committee decided to maintain the target range for the federal funds rate at 2 to 2-1/4 percent.
МИНФИН РОССИИ - Ожидаемый объем дополнительных нефтегазовых доходов федерального бюджета, связанный с превышением фактически сложившейся цены на нефть над базовым уровнем, прогнозируется в ноябре 2018 года в размере +513,8 млрд руб.
ROSNEFT - 3Q 2018 EBITDA growth by 13.8% QoQ up to RUB 643 bln, 9M 2018 EBITDA growth by 1.6 times YoY up to RUB 1,593 bln with margins improvement 9M 2018 Net Income jumped by 3.4 times YoY up to RUB 451 bln Free Cash Flow improvement in 3Q 2018 by more than 2 times QoQ up to RUB 509 bln and over 4 times YoY up to RUB 872 bln
PETROBRAS - Net income attributable to the shareholders of Petrobras was US$ 6,622 million in 9M-2018, a 315% increase compared to US$ 1,596 million in 9M-2017. The result improved mainly due to increase in domestic oil products and oil exports margins and to the drop in net finance expenses.
CHEVRON - Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX) reported earnings of $4.0 billion ($2.11 per share – diluted) for third quarter 2018, compared with $2.0 billion ($1.03 per share – diluted) in the third quarter of 2017.
NOV VARCO - National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE: NOV) announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a share repurchase program to purchase up to $500 million of the Company's outstanding common stock.
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 $54.0 billion in September, up $0.7 billion from $53.3 billion in August,
EXXONMOBIL - Exxon Mobil Corporation announced estimated third quarter 2018 earnings of $6.2 billion, or $1.46 per share assuming dilution, compared with $4 billion a year earlier.
МИНЭНЕРГО РОССИИ - Александр Новак отметил, что энергетическое сотрудничество России и Германии на сегодняшний день развивается сразу в нескольких направлениях – от поставок природного газа и нефти до энергетического машиностроения в России и производства нефтепродуктов на территории Германии.
EBRD - Economic growth in Russia is expected to hold steady at 1.5 per cent this year and into 2019 as the positive impact of higher oil prices is offset by the negative economic consequences of sanctions imposed by the United States of America and the European Union (EU), said the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD).
IMF - Egypt's GDP growth accelerated from 4.2 percent in 2016/17 to 5.3 percent in 2017/18 while unemployment declined to below 10 percent.
BP - BP has completed the $10.5 billion acquisition of BHP’s U.S. unconventional assets in a landmark deal that will significantly upgrade BP’s U.S. onshore oil and gas portfolio and help drive long-term growth.
SHELL - CCS earnings attributable to shareholders excluding identified items were $5.6 billion, compared with $4.1 billion in the third quarter 2017. Earnings primarily benefited from increased realised oil, gas and LNG prices as well as higher contributions from trading in Integrated Gas, partly offset by lower margins in Downstream, higher deferred tax charges in Upstream and adverse currency exchange effects.
SHELL - Royal Dutch Shell plc (the ‘company’) announces the commencement of trading in the second tranche of its share buyback programme previously announced on July 26, 2018. The company’s intention is to buy back at least $25 billion of its shares by the end of 2020, subject to further progress with debt reduction and oil price conditions.
REPSOL - Repsol posted net income of 2.171 billion euros in the first nine months of the year, an increase of 37% over the same period of the previous year, and the highest 9-month result in the last decade.