LME adopts Fastmarkets MB prices for new cash-settled derivatives

LONDON, Jan. 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The London Metal Exchange (LME) will launch three new cash-settled derivative contracts settled against Fastmarkets MB's aluminium, alumina and cobalt prices, effective from March 11, 2019.

Full ArticleThu Jan 17, 2019 9:06am ESTFastmarkets

New ACCA and IMA Survey: Global economic confidence at an all-time low, falling for third consecutive quarter in Q4 2018

NEW YORK and MONTVALE, N.J., Jan. 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The latest Global Economic Conditions Survey (GECS) from ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) and IMA(®) (Institute of Management Accountants) released today has revealed global economic confidence declined for the third consecutive quarter in Q4 2018 and is now at an all-time low.

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Manufacturing & Supply Chain Expert Lisa Anderson Predicts Resilient Supply Chain Key to 2019 Manufacturing Success

CLAREMONT, Calif., Jan. 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Manufacturing and Supply Chain Expert Lisa Anderson, MBA, CSCP, CLTD, president of LMA Consulting Group Inc., predicts that manufacturing will be a top economic force in 2019. Key to the success will be creating a resilient supply chain.

Full ArticleThu Jan 17, 2019 8:41am ESTLMA Consulting

Global Dividend Payouts to Increase 6.0 Percent in 2019, IHS Markit Says

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Total dividend payouts are expected to reach a record $1.81 trillion in 2019, an increase of 6.0 percent, according to a new report from business informat

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Economic Impact Study Shows Wood Packaging Industry Supports 173,000 Jobs in USA

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent study from The National Wooden Pallet & Container Association (NWPCA) found that the wooden pallet and container manufacturing industry has a direct or indirect impact on more than 173,000 jobs and generates a total economic impact of US$31 billion in economic activity. The study titled "Economic Analysis of the U.S. Wooden Pallet and Container Industry" illustrates the far reaching positive effects of the industry.

Full ArticleThu Jan 17, 2019 8:20am ESTNational Wooden Pallet & Container Association

2018 is Third Consecutive Year of Above-Average Catastrophe Activity, CoreLogic Report Shows

IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- CoreLogic® (NYSE: CLGX), a leading global property information, analytics and data-enabled solutions provider, today released its annual Natural H

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Home Price Growth Hit Six-Year Low in December as Sales Fell 11 Percent, Redfin Reports

SEATTLE, Jan. 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- (NASDAQ: RDFN) -- U.S. home-sale prices increased just 1.2 percent in December compared to a year ago to a median of $289,800, according to a housing market analysis from Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage. The year-over-year increase in home prices was the smallest since the number went positive in March 2012.

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In 2019, CEOs are Most Concerned About Talent and a Recession

NEW YORK, Jan. 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- A new global survey reveals that CEOs view a recession as their biggest external concern for 2019. They cited attracting and retaining talent as their top internal concern.

Full ArticleThu Jan 17, 2019 8:00am ESTThe Conference Board

Severe Weather Causes $1.9 Billion in Insured Damage in 2018

OTTAWA, Jan. 16, 2019 /CNW/ - Severe weather across Canada continues to highlight the financial costs of climate change to insurers and taxpayers. In 2018, insured damage for severe weather events across Canada reached $1.9 billion, according to Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc.

Full ArticleWed Jan 16, 2019 4:17pm ESTInsurance Bureau of Canada

OTC Markets Group Announces Quarterly Index Performance and Rebalancing

NEW YORK, Jan. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- OTC Markets Group Inc. (OTCQX: OTCM), operator of financial markets for 10,000 U.S. and global securities, today announced the fourth quarter 2018 performance and quarterly rebalancing of the OTCQX® and OTCQB® indexes, including the OTCQX Canada Index and the OTCQX Dividend Index.

Full ArticleWed Jan 16, 2019 4:00pm ESTOTC Markets Group Inc.