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The quota of u $ s200 is renewed: where to buy cheaper dollar
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The quota of u $ s200 is renewed: where to buy cheaper dollar

The monetary authority keeps the price of the currency "treading" to remove pressure on prices, despite the fact that it was expected that the advance of the dollar would accelerate after the electoral elections. Although the real exchange rate is not low in historical terms, in recent months it suffered a delay since it cost monthly inflation to drop below 3%. In the run-up to the elections, many operators in the market expected that the rate of advance of the dollar would accelerate after the legislative elections in November. This projection was fueled by the fact that reserves are not abundant. In November, the month passed through by legislative elections, the number of people who bought savings dollars climbed 21.5%, while the amount of acquisitions jumped almost 25%. In this w...
Almeida: “Almudena Grandes does not deserve to be Madrid’s Favorite Daughter, but to get the Budgets you have to make assignments”
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Almeida: “Almudena Grandes does not deserve to be Madrid’s Favorite Daughter, but to get the Budgets you have to make assignments”

The mayor of Madrid, José Luis Martínez-Almeida, said this Monday in an interview on OkDiario that Almudena Grandes "does not deserve to be Favorite Daughter" of the city, but that she agreed to give her that recognition in exchange for agreeing on Budgets with the wayward councilors of Más Madrid. The pact of three wayward from Más Madrid with Almeida: changes in the IBI reduction and Almuden...
Rain of dividends to open the year on the Spanish stock market
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Rain of dividends to open the year on the Spanish stock market

The Spanish stock market will fulfill its historic role as a generous market with its shareholders and will distribute a shower of millions in dividends at the start of the year.In 2021, shareholder compensation increased 4.68 percent, according to data from Exchanges and Markets. And companies start the new course by stepping on the accelerator.Almost a dozen listed companies will pay out dividends in January, five of them belonging to the IBEX 35 and the rest to the continuous market.In a context of rising inflation, dividends are important. Since 2007, the average monthly dividend yield of the Spanish stock market has been 5.1 percent, clearly exceeding an inflation rate of 1.3 percent, according to BME data.On an international scale, with a 2.8 percent yield per dividend in 2021, a...
Catalunya will allow those who test positive in an antigen test to notify the pharmacy
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Catalunya will allow those who test positive in an antigen test to notify the pharmacy

The Generalitat continues to approve protocols to lighten the burden of Primary Care in the face of this sixth wave that is breaking records in terms of infection figures. The Department of Health has announced that as of this Monday those who test positive in an antigen test carried out at home will be able to notify the pharmacy directly, without having to go in person or call the health center. ...
Blue dollar today: how much is it trading this Monday, January 3
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Blue dollar today: how much is it trading this Monday, January 3

The market analyst Salvador Di Stéfano, explained in dialogue with this medium that the recent rise in blue is largely explained by "the great liquidity due to Christmas sales, because there is no merchandise to replace and because entrepreneurs seek to protect themselves from future price increases", increasing demand of the US currency. It should be noted that in the last hours the Government confirmed that in 2022 there will be an increase of around 20% in gas and electricity rates, although if a segmentation plan is implemented there may be households in high-income neighborhoods that will stop receiving subsidies and start paying 100% of the value of the energy. "It was sung that rates would rise. Soon rates will rise and the dollar official and then the agreement with the IMF will...
The Repsol bass player gets the batteries
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The Repsol bass player gets the batteries

The bear present in the shareholding of Repsol, Exodus Point Capital Management, fuels its operation in the energetic with three significant movements of the position in eight sessions, according to the records of the CNMV. The hedge fund has seen the highest activity in the stock since it entered July, the month in which it made up to four adjustments in its attack. Exodus' current short position on Repsol adds 0.5 percent of the energy company capital with a charge against the shares of about 79.65 million euros at the end of the year. The downward pressure from Exodus put an end to four years without bears in the shareholding of the company led by Antonio Brufau Y Joshua Jon Imaz when the hedge fund Steadfast Capital came to accumulate 0.62 percent of the capital stock. The current a...
The person who crossed from South Korea to the North is a North Korean defector, according to Seoul
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The person who crossed from South Korea to the North is a North Korean defector, according to Seoul

Agencies Updated:01/03/2022 10:38h Keep Related newsThe person who crossed the heavily guarded border of CSouth Korea to North Korea last week is a North Korean who had previously defected to South Korea, as reported by the South Korean Defense Ministry on Monday,The man is a defector in his 30s who came to the South crossing the border on foot in early February 2020, a representative of the South Korean Ministry of National Defense told Yonhap who requested anonymity.The person was detected by the surveillance team in the Demilitarized zone dividing the Korean peninsula at 9:20 p.m. on Saturday (12:20 GMT), the South Korean Joint Chiefs of Staff reported Sunday.Years of repression and poverty in North Korea have led more than 30,000 people to flee to the South in recent de...
Chinese real estate giant Evergrande suspends its listing on the stock market
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Chinese real estate giant Evergrande suspends its listing on the stock market

Chinese real estate giant Evergrande has suspended its listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange at its own request, the company reported in a statement. This business conglomerate has dragged a crisis since last summer due to the doubts that exist that it can face a high debt, which could have a contagion effect on the financial system of other countries. Will Evergrande go bankrupt? If that ...
Sudan’s prime minister resigns in protest at the death of protesters at the hands of the Army
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Sudan’s prime minister resigns in protest at the death of protesters at the hands of the Army

AFP Updated:03/01/2022 09:30h Keep Related newsPrime Minister Abdullah Hamdok, face of the long-awaited transition to a democratic civilian regime in Sudan, announced his resignation on Sunday night, two months after the military coup in the country and after days of violent repression.In a speech on public television, Hamdok admitted that he had failed in his attempt to achieve consensus and warned that Sudan's "survival" is today "threatened."According to him, the different political forces in this country that emerged in 2019 from a 30-year Islamist-military dictatorship led by Omar al BashirThey are too 'fragmented'. Added to this is the fact that civil and military leaders have irreconcilable positions so that a "consensus" ends "a bloodbath" and makes the slogan of t...
Pharmamar: the best value on the Spanish stock market by ROE
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Pharmamar: the best value on the Spanish stock market by ROE

Pharmamar has just signed its blackest year on the stock market since 2018. In a crisis of confidence, the bearish trickle depressed a company that in 2020 appreciated 65 percent. Still, the pharmaceutical is the best value in the market in financial profitability (ROE).While investors typically focus on stock returns and future business projections, analysts often use other metrics to assess companies' financial performance. Stock market and financial profitability are two different concepts.The ratios most used to measure financial profitability is the ROE or return on equity. The usefulness of this rate is that it goes beyond the outright profit figure, by relating profits to the resources that the company has had to mobilize to obtain them.ROE is defined as the ratio of net profi...
The best investment funds in real estate
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The best investment funds in real estate

With inflation completely triggered and threatening the profitability of the stock markets, investing in real estate through mutual funds is an alternative to consider in 2022.Real estate is one of the classic refuges with rising prices. They are real assets that normally appreciate as inflation escalates, just the opposite of what happens with bonds or stocks.Due to their investor profile, Spanish savers have always had a special predilection for brick, although rather oriented towards the purchase of physical property.In reality, the most efficient alternative to investing in real estate is to do it through investment funds, unless you want to own the asset for its enjoyment or rental.The funds add several benefits. First, they allow for modest investments rather than having to buy ...
The IMF would be paid about $ 9.6 billion until 2025 (later it would be $ 22 billion)
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The IMF would be paid about $ 9.6 billion until 2025 (later it would be $ 22 billion)

Given this, the most important data that the Government will begin to show this week will be the panorama of payments that will have to be faced with the IMF once the agreement is closed on the terms demanded by the men and women of the organization; mainly the North American Julie Kozac and the Venezuelan Luis Cubeddu. The deputy director for the Western Hemisphere and the person responsible for the Argentine case, as stated in this space, hardened their position and were tough last December regarding the terms of the potential agreement. And, given this, the numbers that emerge from the already almost official lines of the Fund, speak of maturities of approximately 9,400 to 9,600 million dollars between 2022 and 2024, money linked to the payment of interest for the US $ 44,700 milli...
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Financial dollars jumped more than 40% and blue rose 25.3% last year

For its part, the MEP or Stock Exchange dollar rose 41.3% ($ 57.81) to $ 197.80, bringing the spread with the wholesale dollar to 92.5%.The year was crossed by mid-term elections, which had the opposition as the winner in the main districts of the country but the ruling party improving considerably with respect to the results of the PASO.Until the elections, the price of the stock dollar remained held back by the constant interventions of official organizations in the operation. Later, without the participation of the state, there was an acceleration in the prices of the "free" parallel dollars.As a result of this deregulation, the dollar “counted with liquidity” traded with the AL30 bond (the most liquid) registered its highest monthly rise since April 2020 as a consequence of the dec...
Argentine foreign trade left some US $ 15,000 million in the Central Bank’s cash in 2021
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Argentine foreign trade left some US $ 15,000 million in the Central Bank’s cash in 2021

Despite the fact that last year's numbers reflect an extraordinary situation, in November the monetary authority registered the first negative balance of trade balance since March 2018. In that period, a cash deficit of US $ 117 million was registered, as a result of exports US $ 5,623 million of exports and purchases of US $ 5,740 million. Of reaching the US $ 15,000 million surplus forecast by experts from Commerce exterior, 2021 would be the fifth best performance so far this century. In 2009, the balance was $ 16,800 million; in 2002, of US $ 16,600; in 2003, US $ 16,000, and in 2019, US $ 15,900 million. In this context, Foreign Minister Santiago Cafiero stated, in an interview with the agency Telam, that the objective of his administration is to generate exports of $ 100 billio...
Biden promises Ukraine’s president a “firm” response if Russia initiates an invasion
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Biden promises Ukraine’s president a “firm” response if Russia initiates an invasion

EP Updated:03/01/2022 01:17h Keep The president of the United States, Joe Biden, has assured this Sunday to the president of Ukraine, Volodimir Zelenski, that there will be a "Firm response" if Russia launches an invasion on Ukrainian territory. "President Biden has made it clear that the United States and its allies will respond firmly if Russia invades more Ukraine," explained White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki in an appearance to report on the telephone conversation between Biden and Zelenski.Both Biden and Zelenski have expressed their support for diplomatic efforts such as the appointment of the Strategic Stability Dialogue scheduled for next week, the NATO-Russia Council channel or the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE). "President Biden un...
The Chamber of Commerce expects Panama to register growth of 6.4% in 2022
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The Chamber of Commerce expects Panama to register growth of 6.4% in 2022

The president of the Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Agriculture of Panama (Cciap), José Ramón Icaza, indicated that this business union expects a growth of 6.4% for the year 2022 and a projection that is supported by the upward revision of its growth forecasts for the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) for the end of 2021.He explained that, after the publication of the official estimates of the country's economic growth, at the end of October 2021, by the National Institute of Statistics and Census (Inec), the Cciap raised its estimates for the end of 2021 to 13.8% and to 6.4% the projection for 2022.However, Icaza clarified that these growth rates must be very well weighted, taking into account that due to the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19), in 2020, Panama suffered a 17.9% drop in its...
Five high-quality Bluetooth speakers between 30 and 200 euros
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Five high-quality Bluetooth speakers between 30 and 200 euros

Everyone listens to music, regardless of gender. Although CD players seem to have taken a back seat by now, the smartphone It has become the most used medium to put a soundtrack to our day to day. And, now that Twelfth Night is approaching, the loudspeakers may be in our sights. Although headphones are the usual a...
German pharmaceutical industry expects 8% more sales in 2022
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German pharmaceutical industry expects 8% more sales in 2022

The success and strong demand for the coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine from the German laboratory Biontech and its US partner Pfizer has boosted the pharmaceutical industry in Germany, which by 2022 expects a sales increase of 8%.As announced by the Association of Research Pharmaceutical Companies (VFA, for its acronym in German), an increase in production is also expected by 3.0% and an increase in employment by the same percentage (3.0%). The association expects to have 122,000 employees by the end of next year.The German pharmaceutical industry is proving extremely robust in the crisis. Therefore, it is a decisive factor for economic growth, ”VFA President Han Steutel told DPA.According to Steutel, the fact that a German laboratory developed the first coronavirus vaccine approved wor...
Senacyt announces open public calls for the promotion of science and technology in Panama
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Senacyt announces open public calls for the promotion of science and technology in Panama

The National Secretariat of Science, Technology and Innovation (Senacyt), invited people with Panamanian nationality to apply to the public calls that the institution currently maintains available to study at the most prestigious universities in the world and participate in the development of science, technology and innovation in the country.These are various scholarship opportunities to study abroad, among which are a call for applications to pursue a bachelor's degree; two for masters; and three to obtain a doctorate degree, all in priority areas for the country in terms of science, technology and innovation.Likewise, a call to opt for a medical subspecialty is also kept open, also abroad.Besides, the Senacite Two trainings are available to strengthen learning in science and technol...
2022: 12 months to travel, hopefully, to 12 new destinations
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2022: 12 months to travel, hopefully, to 12 new destinations

If at the end of 2020 we dreamed of traveling to a post-pandemic world again, in 2021 we have learned to travel with the pandemic. To take extreme precautions, to take the necessary measures and to demonstrate that, when the health situation allows it, travel can once again be within our grasp. And unless 2022 surprises us with a meteorite or some alien invasion, it will surely be a year of great travel again. ...
Everything you need to know about the roscones de Reyes and where to buy the best
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Everything you need to know about the roscones de Reyes and where to buy the best

The Catalan pastry chef Christian Escribà is known as the King of the Roscón, although it is a title that his father could have already taken, who imported the crowns in the roscones from France to Spain back in 1960, convincing the confectioners' guild that that The contribution would be beneficial to all of them, rather than taking credit for their own workshop, which dates back to 1906. Ho...
Mozart will not increase your child’s intelligence but music can help him
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Mozart will not increase your child’s intelligence but music can help him

Mozart has been an advertising claim for parents who have wanted very clever children. For years there has been a popular belief that listening from the cradle The magic Flute or one of its 41 symphonies served to increase the intelligence of babies. Baby einstein It was one of the first companies to see the vein and offered television videos: it was 1997 and families put the children in front of the TV so that Mozart and images of puppets, shapes and colors could exercise the different parts of the brain. The success was such that Disney bought the company, but years later it received so many complaints about mislead...
Back-and-forth conversations between Africa and urban music
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Back-and-forth conversations between Africa and urban music

The topics When We Move, of a North American hip-hop icon of the caliber of Common, and Point And Kill, by young London rapper Little Simz, were uploaded to YouTube just a couple of weeks apart. In addition, they had in common sharing rhythmic patterns classics of Afrobeat, a sweeping style popularized by Nigerian multi-instrumentalist Fela Kuti and his faithful drummer Tony Allen. The stars ...
Desaparecidos: el lugar equivocado en un momento equivocado
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Desaparecidos: el lugar equivocado en un momento equivocado

En abril de 2016, en el Distrito Federal se realizó un taller que podría catalogarse de surrealista si no fuera porque en México, desde hace unos años, la anormalidad pasó a ser lo cotidiano. Los asistentes se identificaban a sí mismos como miembros de un gremio común llamado "los buscadores". Eran principalmente madres y padres de familia llegados de distintos puntos del país para compartir sus técnicas de rastreo de fosas clandestinas y exhumación de cadáveres, y para aprender nuevas destrezas con el objetivo d...
Huawei’s Matebook Series Sets the Future for the Laptop Industry
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Huawei’s Matebook Series Sets the Future for the Laptop Industry

A laptop is not just a fancy tech gadget but a necessity. Today, all our aspects of life require that we be connected to work, live, entertain or inform ourselves.To achieve this with the greatest efficiency, it has become necessary to have technological equipment that responds quickly under certified quality standards.All these aspects are fulfilled by a laptop from Huawei's MateBook series. Here are the reasons why these laptops are marking the future of the technology industry.MateBook 14sTo exemplify the advances of the Chinese technology giant in terms of laptops, it is necessary to mention the MateBook 14s, one of the most recent models launched in the Panamanian market.With the accelerated improvement of quality in audio and video and the creation of high definition content, it...
Pablo Casado tests positive for coronavirus
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Pablo Casado tests positive for coronavirus

The leader of the Popular Party, Pablo Casado, announced this Sunday that he has tested positive for coronavirus in an antigen test after being in contact with an infected person. The president of the PP has no symptoms and will work in isolation this week, as he has explained....
DGI files second criminal complaint for alleged tax fraud, valued at $ 13 million
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DGI files second criminal complaint for alleged tax fraud, valued at $ 13 million

The director of the General Directorate of Income of Panama (DGI), Publio De Gracia, presented before the Public Ministry the second complaint against a business for alleged tax fraud."This is the second complaint for possible tax fraud presented to DGI within the framework of the new law of 2019, which establishes that any tax fraud above $ 300,000 constitutes a crime. The fraud that we are presenting if all the periods that have been investigated are added together is at the moment $ 13 million, therefore, we are delivering the file to the Public Ministry so that it can follow due process in the corresponding investigations, "said De Funny.The director of the DGI pointed out that the period that they have investigated about the company is that of 2019 and 2020, and said that they cou...
Cortizo Cohen announces the arrival of 60 thousand pediatric anti-Covid-19 doses
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Cortizo Cohen announces the arrival of 60 thousand pediatric anti-Covid-19 doses

The president of the Republic, Laurentino Cortizo Cohen, announced the arrival of 60,000 doses of anti-Covid-19 vaccines from the pharmaceutical company Pfizer to immunize children between 5 and 11 years of age.These pediatric doses are supposed to arrive this Sunday, January 2, 2022, at 11:15 pmIn accordance with Cortizo Cohen, this "will guarantee a safe face-to-face return to school"The president recalled that, to date, Panama has received a total of 9,091,470 doses and more than 6,297,894 have been applied.“With anticipation, and in a timely manner, we acquire for the entire population the vaccines of Pfizer and AstraZeneca, which assures us that Panama today has more than 81.4% of its target population vaccinated with 2 doses, "he said.He indicated that this also made it possible t...