Financial markets were concerned about ongoing global cost pressures on Tuesday, which led to a decline in Asian shares. This week, investors will be paying attention to U.S. inflation data and the possibility of further aggressive Federal Reserve rate hikes. The July U.S. consumer price report is coming on Wednesday, and the surprisingly positive U.S.
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Thursday morning traders were analyzing the U.S. Federal Reserve’s June meeting minutes, which indicated the organization’s commitment to fighting inflation, and the bulk of Asia Pacific stocks was higher. Japan’s Nikkei 225 jumped 1.24% by 10:55 PM ET (2:55 AM GMT). South Korea’s KOSPI gained 1.73%. Australia, the ASX 200 rose 0.35%. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng was down 0.49%. China’s Shanghai Composite was
Online brokerage Zerodha reported connectivity issues on its flagship trading platform Kite via the Cloudflare network on certain Internet service providers (ISPs). Online brokerage Zerodha reported connectivity issues on its flagship trading platform Kite via the Cloudflare network on certain Internet service providers (ISPs). “We are getting reports of intermittent connectivity issues on Kite via
Infosys shares surged over 1% to ₹1,898 apiece on the BSE in Thursday’s opening session after the IT giant raised its revenue forecast as it expects 19.5%-20% revenue growth for the financial year to end-March 2022, compared with a previous 16.5%-17.5% predicted earlier, while retaining its operating margin guidance. Read More
Ready Capital Corporation (NYSE: RC) (“Ready Capital” or the “Company”) today announced that the Company has priced an upsized underwritten public offering of 7,000,000 shares of common stock for total gross proceeds of approximately $108.9 million. In connection with the offering, the Company has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to 1,050,000 additional shares
On Wednesday, mining stocks dropped after China announced it would release metal reserves to restrain commodity prices. China is the world’s largest consumer of raw materials. It fears that an increase in metal prices, and with it the extra costs that would be passed onto its consumers, could pose a serious threat to its economic
2021 has seen a huge tie in of key areas including our biggest foe – COVID-19 and one of the most current trending terms, Net-Zero. Of course, with most of us obeying the rules of lockdown, there has been a huge online presence for retail and of course, NFTs. Unfortunately, some of my most compelling
Amsterdam-based tech investor Prosus NV netted $14.6 billion overnight from the sale of a 2% stake in Tencent, the company announced on Thursday. A filing from Tencent at the Hong Kong Stock Exchange revealed that Prosus had sold 191.89 million shares at HK$595.00 per share. “Our belief in Tencent and its management team is steadfast,
American Eagle Outfitters – The clothing company’s stock jumped 4.2% on the back of better-than-expected results for the fourth quarter. American Eagle logged earnings of 39 cents per share on revenue of $1.29 billion. Analysts polled by Refinitiv expected earnings per share of 36 cents on revenue of $1.28 billion. The retailer also said overall
Hilton Grand Vacations (HGV) – The timeshare company posted a wider-than-expected loss for its latest quarter, while revenue was also below Wall Street forecasts. Hilton Grand Vacations said the pandemic has created a challenging environment but said 85% of its properties are now open and operating. Its shares fell 2.3% in premarket trading. Read More
Tesla’s recent slide accelerated on Tuesday, as investors rotated out of high-flying tech names. Shares of the electric vehicle maker dipped as much as 13% the stock’s worst day since Sept. before recovering some of those losses. At 10 a.m. on Wall Street shares were down 7.8%. Read More