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The recent announcement by the European Union to impose higher tariffs of up to 38% on Chinese electric vehicles (EVs) has created a ripple effect in the market. Following this news, shares of Chinese EV makers experienced a surge in value, with Hong Kong's Hang Seng index seeing a notable increase of 1.23% at the
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Investors are eagerly watching the performance of off-price retailer Burlington Stores (BURL), as it continues to impress with its positive financial results. The first quarter of fiscal 2024 saw the company post upbeat numbers, leading to an increase in profit margin and earnings outlook for the full year. This positive news prompted Jefferies analyst Corey
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As per Jefferies' latest report, the expected expansion of EBIT margins for IT companies in FY25 may not be as promising as initially anticipated. While there is hope for a substantial improvement in Tech Mahindra, other IT firms may only see a modest rise in margins. The report points out several challenges that could hinder
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A CEO from an alternative trading platform, Kelly Rodriques, is determined to shake up private equity investing and provide a solution for the stagnating initial public offering market. In collaboration with Accuidity, Forge Global launched the Forge Accuidity Private Market Index in the recent spring – a move that aims to offer a more accessible
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In the world of cryptocurrency investing, the practice of “HODLing” has long been celebrated as a way to weather the storm of extreme price fluctuations. However, with the rise of exchange traded funds (ETFs) that track bitcoin's price, the traditional strategy of simply holding on may be losing its appeal. As more traditional investors enter
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Scorpion Capital's recent investigative report on Lasertec Corp (TYO:6920) has sent shockwaves through the investing world. The report boldly accuses Lasertec of engaging in fraudulent activities to inflate revenue, margins, and earnings. According to Scorpion Capital, Lasertec's accounting practices represent one of the largest corporate frauds in Japanese history, with a market cap of $23
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In response to the escalating demand for artificial intelligence and its impact on energy consumption, Singapore has unveiled a green data center roadmap. This initiative is geared towards supporting the digital economy's growth while addressing the strain on energy resources caused by the surge in AI and computing requirements. Senior Minister of State for Communications
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In a strategic move to boost its international presence and attract a wider audience, Alibaba's AliExpress has partnered with soccer legend David Beckham in its latest global brand ambassador agreement. This collaboration comes at a crucial time when Chinese e-commerce companies are eyeing rapid expansion beyond their borders to gain market share and visibility on
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Activist investors have seen a recent string of defeats in proxy fights, leading many to question their effectiveness and credibility. The original activist investors, such as Ralph Whitworth and John Bogle, were pioneers in bringing accountability and transparency to corporate governance. They focused on shareholder value and ended misconduct and excess within companies. However, over
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The London Stock Exchange is set to see the launch of exchange-traded products (ETPs) backed by cryptocurrencies, marking a significant development in the world of digital assets. WisdomTree and 21Shares have announced their plans to introduce these innovative financial products, following approval from the UK's financial regulator. In a move that signals growing acceptance of
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The U.S. stock index futures remained largely unchanged in evening trading on Tuesday, with a focus on the persistent strength of technology stocks. This stability comes ahead of the highly anticipated earnings report from Nvidia, a market favorite that has been driving Wall Street towards new highs. However, investors are maintaining a cautious stance as
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Soroban Capital Partners has recently entered the industrial firm Johnson Controls International by investing over $500 million, thus becoming one of the company's top 20 shareholders. This move comes in the midst of pressure from Elliott Investment Management, known for its activist approach in influencing companies. The exact intentions behind Soroban's investment remain unclear, as
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