Exclusive: Tencent Plans to Abandon $24 Billion Meituan Stake

Tencent seeks to start selling Meituan stake this year – sources Sale seeks to appease regulators, monetize 8-year-old betting sources Shares likely to be sold as group trading – sources The move comes after Tencent withdrew JD.com’s investments, SEA stakes Mituan shares are down 10 percent; Tencent shares are recovering HONG KONG (Reuters) – China’s … Read more

Third Point unveils nearly $1 billion stake in Disney, pushes for changes

Aug 15 (Reuters) – Hedge fund Third Point on Monday unveiled a nearly $1 billion stake in The Walt Disney Company. (DIS.N) She said she plans to push the media company to make a series of changes, from breaking up cable sports channel ESPN to buying back shares and adding new board members. Billionaire investor … Read more

Asian stocks mixed, China cut interest rates amid data disappointment

FILE PHOTO – People pass an electronic screen displaying Japan’s Nikkei stock price index inside a conference hall in Tokyo, Japan, June 14, 2022. REUTERS/Issa Kato Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register https://tmsnrt.rs/2zpUAr4 Nikkei rises, S&P 500 dips People’s Bank of China (PBOC) cuts key interest rates, China data misses expectations … Read more

Five Chinese state-owned companies should be delisted from the New York Stock Exchange

SHANGHAI/HONG KONG (Reuters) – Five Chinese state-owned companies including China Life Insurance Co. (601628.SS) And the giant oil company Sinopec (600028.SS) On Friday, he said they would remove their names from the New York Stock Exchange, amid rising diplomatic and economic tensions with the United States. Companies that also include China Aluminum Corporation (Shalco) (601600.SS)PetroChina … Read more

South Korea’s Yoon pardons Jay Y Lee from Samsung over the ‘economic crisis’

A descendant of Samsung spent 18 months in prison for bribery South Korea says leaders need help to overcome economic crisis Samsung may increase investment with pardon the analysts SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korean President Yoon Seok-yeol has pardoned Samsung Electronics. (005930.KS) Vice Chairman Jay Y. Lee on Friday, with the South Korean Ministry of … Read more

Robinhood must face US market manipulation lawsuits over ‘meme stock’ surge, according to judge’s rules

Robinhood Markets, Inc.’s logo appears. At a pop-up event on Wall Street after the company’s initial public offering in New York City, US, July 29, 2021. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 11 (Reuters) – Stock trading platform Robinhood Markets Inc (HOOD.O) It must face claims of market … Read more

US gasoline prices fall below $4 for the first time since March

Decreased demand for gasoline in the summer Low-income families spend less with lower prices The US retail price hit a record high in June (Reuters) – The average retail price of gasoline in the United States fell below $4 a gallon on Thursday for the first time in months, giving some relief to drivers in … Read more

Foxconn is starting to feel the bite of slowing smartphone sales

Second-quarter profit NT$33.29 billion versus NT$31.02 billion Market Opinion Second-quarter revenue increased 12% to NT$1.5 trillion Steady growth for consumer electronics in the third quarter Sees strong growth for cloud and networking products in the third quarter He says he has a plan B if the authorities don’t approve of China’s investment in Tsinghua TAIPEI, … Read more

Wall Street rally lifts Nasdaq 20% from low as inflation fears recede

Traders work on the trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in Manhattan, New York City, US, August 8, 2022. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register The Fed has now seen a 50 basis point rise in September US consumer price growth slows in July Musk sells … Read more

Disney beats Netflix in streaming subscribers, sets higher prices

A smartphone screen showing the “Disney +” logo in front of the phrase “The Streaming Service” in this illustration taken on March 24, 2020. REUTERS / Dado Ruvic Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Los Angeles (Reuters) – The Walt Disney Company (DIS.N) Beat Netflix Inc (NFLX.O) With a total of … Read more