With new generic top level domains (gTLDs), becoming options for web owners, the number questions on numbers regarding how Google will treat these domains. A recent FAQ from the Google Webmaster team confirms that Google will continue to handle TLDs in the same way they have in the past.

That means there’re no negative or positive connotations with any gTLDs. You can get a benefit nor can you be penalized. It’s supposedly in neutral factor in ranking websites. However, ccTLDs (country specific like .uk) Will a bias towards their referring country of origin. .UK indicates to Google that the content is likely to be geared towards a UK audience.