Archive for Tag: NASDAQ 100

UK regulator set to block Meta’s Giphy deal

Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) is trading down 1.60% at 334.86 The UK competition regulator is expected to block Meta Platforms’ acquisition of online GIF platform Giphy in the coming days, the Financial Times reported on Monday. The Competition and Markets Authority is set to reverse the deal in what would...

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Microsoft stock

Microsoft Gains on $60 Billion Buyback, Higher Quarterly Dividend

Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) is trading up 0.94% at 299.79 Microsoft stock (NASDAQ:MSFT)traded 1.5% higher Wednesday as the company announced a $60 billion share buyback and a higher quarterly dividend. The new share repurchase program, which has no expiration date, may be terminated at any time, the $2.25 trillion company said....

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European shares

European shares at record high ahead of U.S. inflation gauge

European shares notched up another record high on Wednesday as investors looked through rising COVID infections in Asia to new highs on Wall Street, after U.S. lawmakers agreed a trillion dollar boost to the economy. The STOXX index of 600 European companies hit a new peak for an eighth...

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