Asia markets: Stocks, earnings currencies, oil

SINGAPORE – Shares in the Asia-Pacific region were mixed on Tuesday as investors weigh economic concerns. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index fell 0.86%, while the Hang Seng Tech index slipped 1.67%. Technology investor Prosus NV will sell some of its stake in Tencent to fund a stock buyback of itself and parent Naspers, the Dutch … Read more

TikTok owner ByteDance sees $1 billion in player spend on its games

ByteDance has been investing in its mobile gaming business through key acquisitions and is finding success outside of China. Omar Marques | Sopa Images | Lightrocket | Getty Images Chinese internet giant ByteDance’s nascent foray into gaming is showing signs of promise with spending across its mobile titles growing over the past year as it … Read more

Walmart, Home Depot, Citigroup and more

Take a look at some of the biggest movers in the premarket: Walmart (WMT) – Walmart slumped 7% in premarket trading after missing bottom-line expectations for the first quarter. The retail giant earned $ 1.30 per share, 18 cents a share below estimates as inflationary pressures offset the positive impact of better-than-expected sales. Home Depot … Read more

Twitter, Starbucks, Tesla and more

Andrew Burton | Getty Images News | Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading. Twitter – The social media company soared 26.6% after a filing revealed that Elon Musk has taken a 9.2% passive stake in the firm, worth about $ 2.9 billion. The purchase came weeks after the Tesla CEO … Read more

Twitter, Tesla, Starbucks and more

Take a look at some of the biggest movers in the premarket: Twitter (TWTR) – Twitter shares soared 26.1% in the premarket after a Securities and Exchange Commission filing showed that Tesla CEO Elon Musk had taken a 9.2% passive stake in Twitter. Tesla (TSLA) – Tesla delivered just over 310,000 vehicles during the first … Read more

Nike, Okta, Alibaba and more

Take a look at some of the biggest movers in the premarket: Nike (NKE) – Nike reported quarterly profit of 87 cents per share, 16 cents a share above estimates. Revenue beat estimates as well, helped by an increase in digital sales and its ability to successfully navigate supply chain issues. Nike jumped 6.3% in … Read more

Here are Friday's biggest analyst calls of the day: Netflix, Roku, Apple, Intel, Robinhood & more

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Tech giants’ latest moves, regulatory action

Citizens try out a virtual reality experience at the opening of Cheonan Qianshu Shopping mall, Shanghai, China, On December 22, 2021. Virtual reality is a key part of the concept of the metaverse. Xing Yun | Costfoto | Future Publishing | Getty Images Imagine this: the metaverse with Chinese characteristics. That’s how the virtual world … Read more