Hong Kong set for billions in inflows from Chinese companies’ listing upgrades

People walk past a screen displaying the Hang Seng stock index outside Hong Kong Exchanges, in Hong Kong, China July 19, 2022. REUTERS/Lam Yik Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register HONG KONG, July 27 (Reuters) – Hong Kong is set to see billions of dollars flowing in from the mainland with more … Read more

China Q2 smartphone sales fall 14.2% y/y as consumers pull back

People look at smartphones in Huawei’s first global flagship store in Shenzhen, Guangdong province, China October 30, 2019. REUTERS/Aly Song/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SHANGHAI, July 27 (Reuters) – Chinese smartphone sales in April-June fell 14.2% on year and volumes hit a decade low, Counterpoint Research said on Wednesday, … Read more

Review: Lex Greensill epitomized post-2008 finance

The logo of Greensill Bank is pictured in downtown Bremen, Germany, March 10, 2021. REUTERS/Fabian Bimmer Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, July 22 (Reuters Breakingviews) – About a decade ago Daniel Tarullo gave a speech warning of the dangers posed by shadow banking. The law professor and Federal Reserve governor … Read more

T-Mobile and Apple to sell small-business connectivity plan

Logo of an Apple store is seen as Apple Inc. reports fourth quarter earnings in Washington, US, January 27, 2022. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register July 21 (Reuters) – T -Mobile US Inc (TMUS.O) said on Thursday it was working with Apple Inc (AAPL.O) to offer a mobile … Read more

UK PM Boris Johnson to discuss cost of living support with business leaders

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson walks outside Downing Street in London, Britain, July 20, 2022. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, July 20 (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will meet with senior business leaders on Thursday to discuss what more can be done to help families struggling … Read more

Deutsche Telekom to sell tower business to N. American consortium – Handelsblatt

Brochures with the logo of Deutsche Telekom AG are pictured at the shop in the headquarters of German telecommunications giant in Bonn, Germany, February 19, 2019. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay/ Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BERLIN, July 13 (Reuters) – Deutsche Telekom (DTEGn.DE) aims to decide on the sale of its tower business … Read more

Lebanon telecoms mark-up threatens migrants’ link to jobs and safety

BEIRUT, July 11 (Reuters) – Kenyan cleaner Noel Musanga survived Lebanon’s economic meltdown, waves of COVID -19 and Beirut’s port blast. But when her internet provider announced rates would double, she feared her last lifeline to family and work would snap. The freelance migrant worker already barely earned enough to survive. Now, the higher telecoms … Read more

US House panel to investigate companies sharing reproductive data

The United States Capitol building in Washington, US REUTERS / Emily Elconin Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, July 8 (Reuters) – A U.S. congressional committee has asked data brokers and personal health apps to tell how they handle users’ reproductive health data amid concerns states will use the information to … Read more

Face-recognition business puts SoftBank between China, US

The logo of SoftBank Group Corp is displayed at SoftBank World 2017 conference in Tokyo, Japan, July 20, 2017. REUTERS/Issei Kato Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register TOKYO, July 8 (Reuters)-A SoftBank-owned company is thriving by offering face-recognition technology fueled by a blacklisted Chinese firm to the likes of Mastercard and Visa, … Read more

Market volatility, rates push down Canadian fund raising

TORONTO, July 7 (Reuters) – Fund raising in Canadian capital markets plunged in the first half of 2022 as high interest rates and stock market volatility put the brakes on corporate plans to raise money. Canadian equity and equity-related issuance fell 79% in the first six months from the same period a year earlier, with … Read more