Review of financial and economic press
Russian oil is sold with a record discount because of Iran
Discount on Russian Urals brand oil reached two years record because of the returning Iranian oil to the European market. It is reported by Bloomberg citing interviewed traders who follow the indicative in the Platts oil prices.
WSJ: expansion of the Panama Canal could change the world trade
Large-scale expansion of the Panama Canal, which is scheduled for June 26, may be of great importance to world trade in the long term, writes The Wall Street Journal.
Operation of the gas pipeline "Nord Stream" will be suspended
Functioning of "Nord Stream" gas pipeline will be suspended from 9 to 17 August. It is stated in the materials of the Nord Stream pipeline operators, Opal and Nel, transmits RNS. According to the agency, in the pipeline system will be carried out scheduled maintenance.
George Soros has predicted decline of the pound by 20% in the case of Brexit
Billionaire George Soros has predicted that the fall of the pound in case of Brexit would be stronger than in the "Black Wednesday" of 1992. According to his forecasts, the decline may take the pound to parity vs euro.
Trump fired the head of his election headquarters
US presidential candidate from the Republican Party, billionaire Donald Trump fired the head of his election headquarters Corey Lewandowski. It is reported by the The New York Times.