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Symbotic benefits from high wages and labour shortages

Symbotic, a warehouse robotics company backed by SoftBank, went public through a SPAC deal earlier in June. The share price jumped 120% by the end of the first day of trading on Nasdaq giving the company a valuation ...

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Could Elon Musk’s involvement with Twitter affect Tesla?

A lot has happened since Elon Musk offered to take Twitter private for USD44bn. Tesla investors are worried the deal could bring a dark cloud on Tesla, at a time when the billionaire’s focus may be critical to ...

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Alibaba tries its luck on the metaverse

Alibaba launched its first metaverse shopping centre at the end of May, just in time for China's 618 shopping festival, which officially started last Tuesday and will end on 18 June. 618 represents the 18th of June, ...

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Cloud wars: opportunities in Amazon, Google, Microsoft?

This year’s shakeout in tech may offer substantial opportunities for investing in cloud infrastructure giants, benefitting from stellar growth fuelled by rapid cloud adoption and solid balance sheets. Could the ...

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Amazon: is it the right time to buy the dip?

Amazon has rebounded more than 20% in the past two weeks, after losing nearly half its valuation since last July, when the share price began to fall on fears that the US Fed's tight monetary policy would hit ...

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Playing a Market Rebound with Tech Stocks

The collapse of tech stocks in 2022 has been a key market theme. The NASDAQ has noticeably underperformed the S&P 500, while tech stocks within the S&P 500 have been some of the biggest laggards. As we move towards H2, will ...

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Could the VMware acquisition reverse Broadcom's negative trend?

US chipmaker Broadcom has announced plans to acquire cloud provider VMware in what could be one of the biggest deals of 2022. This would see Broadcom diversify into the enterprise software sector, but could it improve the weak market ...

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Instacart: is it the right time to go public?

This month, Instacart filed an application with the US Securities and Exchange Commission to go public. The growing demand for online grocery ordering and, of course, the pandemic, have driven the company's business in recent years.

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Nio, between Covid and hope

China's "zero-covid" policy is weighing heavily on the economy, and Nio, one of China's most famous electric car manufacturers, has suffered a production stoppage due to a severely restrictive policy and a lack of parts from suppliers.

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Tesla continues to surprise

Tesla beat Wall Street estimates and reported better-than-expected results for the first quarter of 2022, defying production disruptions due to the Covid measures in China, the global supply chain crisis, and the crisis in commodity markets. ...

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Could Big Tech stage a rally?

In January this year, Big Tech stocks saw their largest pullback since March 2020. Faced with uncertainty surrounding the Fed’s tightening cycle, supply-chain issues, and war in Ukraine, investors have shied away ...

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Will Big Tech transform banking?

Tech giants are entering financial services on several fronts, from payment solutions, creditworthiness algos, crypto, to ‘buy now, pay later’. Is it a question of time before they take on large banks or is there ...

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