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Bloomberg: Stocks in Asia Advance; Korean Shares, Won Climb: Markets Wrap
Stocks in Asia gained, with some major markets shut for holidays, as investors weighed the ongoing earnings season against a mixed set of signals for global economic growth. The won rallied as the two Koreas moved closer to peace on the peninsula. [more...]
Bloomberg: T-Mobile to Buy Sprint for $26.5 Billion in Bet on Networks
T-Mobile US Inc. agreed to acquire Sprint Corp. for $26.5 billion in stock, a wager that the carriers can team up to build a next-generation wireless network and get a jump on industry leaders Verizon Communications Inc. and AT&T Inc. [more...]
Bloomberg: Five Things You Need to Know to Start Your Day
North Korea pledges denuclearization, Southeast Asian stocks are set for their worst rout since 2016, and T-Mobile and Sprint in a mega deal. Here are some of the things people in markets are talking about. [more...]
Bloomberg: Here Are the Stocks to Watch After Two Koreas Agree to End War
If you’re trying to figure out how it’s all going to play out on the South Korean stock market on Monday after Kim Jong Un’s historic call for peace, don’t worry, we’ve got the list for you. [more...]
Bloomberg: China's Economy Gives Little Sign of Slowdown as PMIs Hold Up
China’s economy is giving little sign that a slowdown is approaching, with services strengthening and manufacturing remaining robust. The official manufacturing purchasing managers index stood at 51.4 in April versus the 51.3 estimate in a Bloomberg survey and 51.5 last month. [more...]
Bloomberg: Goldman Sees the Australian Dollar Falling to 72 Cents
Australia’s dollar is poised to drop another 5 percent this year as the central bank stays on hold while the Federal Reserve keeps raising interest rates, Goldman Sachs Asset Management says. [more...]
Bloomberg: Not Everybody’s Buying the Saudi Story, Even as Money Gushes In
While tens of billions of dollars gush into Saudi Arabia on a potential MSCI Inc. upgrade to emerging-market status, it will take more to keep investors enthused. [more...]
Bloomberg: Oil Hedge Fund Manager Says $300 Oil ‘Not Impossible’
Pierre Andurand, one of oil’s most prominent hedge fund managers, said the current reluctance of energy companies to invest in new production meant $300 a barrel was "not impossible" within a few years. [more...]
Bloomberg: JPMorgan's Guide to End of `Easy Money' Amid Tepid Equities
The moves in stocks lately are just strange -- but there’s still a logical approach to investing for the expected end of “easy money,” according to JPMorgan Chase & Co. [more...]
Reuters: Asian shares climb as Korea tensions ease, earnings boom
Asian shares extended gains on Monday as tensions in the Korean Peninsula eased and first-quarter earnings shone, although some investors were cautious about the outlook amid the backdrop of a simmering U.S.-China trade dispute. [more...]
Reuters: Oil slips after U.S. rig count rises; Iran concerns cap downside
Oil prices edged lower on Monday as a rising rig count in the United States pointed to higher production, but prices held near more than three-year highs and were on track to rise for a second consecutive month. [more...]
CNBC: Battle of the hyperloops: HTT and Virgin go head-to-head in the Middle East
The competition between hyperloop developers in the Middle East is heating up, with the two main operators — Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT) and Virgin Hyperloop One — sniping over the use of the name "hyperloop" and territorial ambitions. [more...]
CNBC: SoftBank's CEO clinches his biggest deal by letting go
SoftBank Group CEO Masayoshi Son has made a name for himself as the ultimate dealmaker, raising almost $100 billion for investments with his Vision Fund. Yet after four years of haggling, he has scored his biggest deal by simply letting go. [more...]
CNBC: Markets may be 'right to be cautious' — despite Korean developments and strong earnings
Robust first-quarter earnings stateside and seemingly favorable developments on the Korean Peninsula last week may have painted a rosy picture ahead for markets, but staying cautious could prove to be a smart move for investors. [more...]
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