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Nikkei Closes Above 33,000 For The First Time In 33 Years

June 13, 2023

Japan’s benchmark Nikkei gauge surged on Tuesday, closing over 33,000 for the first time in 33 years, led by technology shares on expectations of a flood of investment in chip-related companies. SoftBank Group Corp jumped 5.25% on reports it may team up on an AI venture with Chat GPT operator Open AI and that its […]

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Flavour maker Givaudan

Flavour Maker Givaudan Beats Earnings Forecasts in a Tough Year

January 25, 2023

Swiss fragrance and flavour maker Givaudan on Wednesday reported better-than-expected earnings for a year characterized by high input costs and supply chain disruptions. The group, which so far has successfully passed steep input cost increases on to customers, however saw a slowdown in sales during the latter half of 2022, particularly in its flavours business […]

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Dow Futures Trade Steady, After Nasdaq Posts 3-Session Win Streak

January 11, 2023

U.S. stock futures were trading in a tight range during Tuesday’s evening session, after major benchmark averages finished higher as investors continue their rotation toward tech stocks ahead of key CPI data and major bank earnings later this week. By 18:30 ET (23:30 GMT) Dow Jones Futures, S&P 500 Futures, and Nasdaq 100 Futures were […]

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Chinese Yuan hits 4-Mth High on Reopening cheer, U.S. Payrolls Awaited

January 6, 2023

The Chinese yuan jumped to a four-month high on Friday as markets bet on a strong economic boost from China reopening its borders this month, while broader Asian currencies were flat as focus turned to key U.S. payrolls data for more cues on the economy. The yuan was among the best performers for the day, […]

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Dow Futures Tick Higher, Fed Minutes In Focus

January 3, 2023

U.S. stock futures were trading higher during Monday’s evening deals, with market participants looking ahead to a busy week of economic data and the release of the U.S. Federal Reserve’s latest meeting minutes. By 6:356pm ET (11:35pm GMT) Dow Jones Futures and S&P 500 Futures were up 0.3% while Nasdaq 100 Futures added 0.2%. Ahead […]

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Japan to Make Raising Wages a Top Priority, Says Senior Govt official

December 28, 2022

Japan’s government will make raising wages a top priority in its economic policy next year, Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary Seiji Kihara said on Wednesday. “The biggest challenge for Japan’s economy is a lack of wage growth. Unless wages rise, consumption won’t pick up and companies won’t increase investment,” Kihara said, speaking during a television programme. […]

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Toyota’s Nov Global Vehicle Production Rises 1.5% to Record 833,104

December 26, 2022

Toyota Motor (NYSE:TM) Corp reported on Monday a 1.5% rise in November global vehicle output, reaching a new record of 833,104. domestic production slid 3.3% to 266,174 vehicles, while overseas output rose 3.8% to an all-time high of 566,930 for the month. Global sales and production in November exceeded last year’s levels due to solid […]

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Walgreens

Walgreens Cuts Stake in AmerisourceBergen Through $q1 Billion Share Sale

December 9, 2022

Walgreens Boots Alliance has sold some AmerisourceBergen (NYSE:ABC) Corp’s shares for proceeds of $1 billion, the U.S. drugstore chain said on Thursday, further cutting its ownership in the drug distributor, by 3% to about 17%. Walgreens, which will remain AmerisourceBergen’ largest shareholder, said it would use the proceeds to pay down debt and to fund […]

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France’s Macron Discussed Twitter Content Rules in Meeting With Musk

December 3, 2022

Emmanuel Macron said he had a “clear and honest” discussion with Twitter owner Elon Musk about the social media platform’s content moderation policies, just a day after the French president had flagged his concerns on the issue. “Transparent user policies, significant reinforcement of content moderation and protection of freedom of speech: efforts have to be […]

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Dow Futures Dip Following Mixed Session, Nonfarm Payrolls in Focus

December 2, 2022

U.S. stock futures were trading lower during Thursday’s evening deals, following a mixed performance among major indices as market participants braced for key jobs data slated for release later in Friday’s session. By 6:25 PM ET (11:25 PM GMT) Dow Jones Futures were little changed, S&P 500 Futures eased 0.1% and Nasdaq 100 Futures dipped […]

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