Daily Archives: September 6, 2018

6Sep

Facebook to set up $1b server farm in Singapore

Facebook said on Thursday it will contribute more than $1 billion to construct its first server farm in Asia in Singapore, slated to open in 2022. Facebook’s office will be situated in the west of the island, close where Google is extending its Singapore server farms in a $850 million venture as versatile development, online business and distributed computing request ascend over the area. “This will be our first server farm in Asia,” Thomas Furlong, Facebook’s VP of foundation server farms, said at a public interview with neighborhood experts in Singapore. He said the office was relied upon to open in 2022 relying upon the speed of development.

Facebook said in an announcement the 170,000 square meter office spoke to a speculation of more than S$1.4 billion ($1 billion) and would bolster several occupations. Facebook has various server farms in the United States and additionally Ireland and Sweden, and it is building an office in Denmark. “The server farm isn’t nation particular to where clients are found… it’s a dynamic procedure,” said Furlong.

6Sep

COMEX MARKET IN SINGAPORE| GOLD TRADING FORECAST TODAY

GOLD TRADING FORECAST TODAY

GOLD TRADING FORECAST TODAY

GOLD TRADING FORECAST TODAY

GOLD TRADING FORECAST TODAY

INTERNATIONAL COMEX NEWS

  • Gold prices rose on Wednesday morning in Asia, driven by the ongoing currency crisis in Argentina, which economists expect could lead to a recession, a weaker peso and higher inflation. Gold futures for December delivery went up 0.06% to $1,199.7 at 10:47PM ET (02:47 GMT) on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange. A monthly survey by Bloomberg on Tuesday showed that Argentina’s inflation is expected to hit 40.3% at the end of the year, higher than the 31.8% forecasted in July.
  • Oil fell toward $77 a barrel on Wednesday as a tropical storm hitting the U.S. Gulf coast weakened and moved away from oil-producing areas, easing supply concerns. Crude had jumped the previous day as oil companies shut dozens of offshore platforms in anticipation of damage from tropical storm Gordon. But by Wednesday the storm was weakening, reducing its threat to oil producers.
  • U.S. oil producer ConocoPhillips (N:COP) is still awaiting payment from Venezuela on a $2 billion arbitration settlement reached last month with the country’s state-run PDVSA, Chief Executive Ryan Lance said on Wednesday. Conoco last month suspended legal attachments efforts that had cut Venezuela’s oil exports from several Caribbean facilities following a deal that allowed the country 90 days to make an initial $500 million payment.

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ECONOMY NEWS

  • Argentina’s peso lost nearly 1 percent against the U.S. dollar early on Wednesday as government officials met with the International Monetary Fund in Washington to try to secure early cash disbursements under an emergency financing deal. The peso opened down 0.89 percent at 39.4 to the dollar despite Economy Minister Nicolas Dujovne saying in Washington on Tuesday evening that he hoped to clinch a deal with the IMF within a month.
  •  Italy is unlikely to get one of its own appointed as the next head of Europe’s banking watchdog, sources say, diminishing Rome’s chances of retaining its influence over the European Central Bank once ECB chief Mario Draghi steps down next year. The ECB is looking to replace Daniele Nouy, a French national, as the head of the Single Supervisory Mechanism (SSM) — the first of four top jobs at the central bank coming up for grabs in the next 15 months.
  • The U.S. Federal Reserve should hold off on further interest rate rises because the stance of monetary policy is already at neutral or possibly restrictive, St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank President James Bullard said on Wednesday. Bullard has repeatedly raised the alarm over the central bank’s plan to keep raising its benchmark lending rate and pointed to financial market signals as the best indicator of how policymakers should proceed.

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