Nasdaq ends down as investors eye Black Friday sales, China infections

Retailers in focus as Black Friday sales start Activision down on likely FTC lawsuit to block Microsoft deal Apple slips, Foxconn China plans sees lower shipments Indexes: Dow up 0.45%, S&P 500 down 0.03%, Nasdaq down 0.52% Nov 25 (Reuters) – The Nasdaq closed lower on Friday with pressure from Apple Inc (AAPL.O) in a … Read more

Foxconn’s woes to take bigger toll on giant China iPhone plans as more workers leave -source

Foxconn Zhengzhou plans Nov shipments to fall further – source Worker unhappiness at plant escalated into protests this week Over 20,000 workers, mostly new recruits, have left – source TAIPEI, Nov 25 (Reuters) – Foxconn’s (2317.TW) flagship iPhone plant in China is set to see its November shipments further reduced by the latest bout of … Read more

Dollar nears 3-mth low, shares climb after Fed tests the brakes

LONDON, Nov 24 (Reuters) – Shares hit a two-month high and the dollar swooped towards a three-month low on Thursday, after Federal Reserve signals of smaller interest rate rises from next month were followed by the message from Frankfurt that the ECB will plow on. With Wall Street shut for Thanksgiving, it was up to … Read more

Foxconn apologises for pay-related error at China iPhone plans after worker unrest

Foxconn says it is working with staff to resolve disputes Major iPhone factory rocked by protests over pay, conditions Apple says it has a team on the ground in Zhengzhou TAIPEI/SHANGHAI, Nov 24 (Reuters) – Foxconn (2317.TW) said on Thursday a pay-related “technical error” occurred when hiring new recruits at a COVID-hit iPhone factory in … Read more

Investors batten down ahead of Fed minutes, Eurozone recession fears growing

Fed minutes awaited US Thanksgiving public holiday on Thursday Stock eke out slim gains globally Euro zone economic data points to recession China hit by rising COVID-19 infections LONDON, Nov 23 (Reuters) – Global shares were little changed on Wednesday as investors kept their eyes peeled for the minutes of a Federal Reserve meeting that … Read more

TSMC planning advanced chip production in Arizona, says company’s founder

TAIPEI, Nov 21 (Reuters) – Taiwanese chipmaker TSMC is planning to produce chips with advanced 3-nanometre technology at its new factory in the US state of Arizona but the plans are not completely finalized yet, the company’s founder Morris Chang said on Monday. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd (TSMC) (2330.TW), , a major Apple Inc … Read more

Shares cautious, US yield curve deep in recession territory

https://tmsnrt.rs/2zpUAr4 Markets choppy after Fed warnings on rates US yield curve most inverted since 1981 Dollar runs into fresh selling, but off week’s lows SYDNEY, Nov 18 (Reuters) – Asian shares were in a cautious mood on Friday after US Federal Reserve officials fired more warning shots on interest rates, while rising coronavirus cases in … Read more

Asia shares mixed on Fed warning, China hopes

https://tmsnrt.rs/2zpUAr4 Fed’s Waller plays down CPI as just one number Beijing lays out property support, COVID steps Biden to meet Xi at G20 meeting SYDNEY, Nov 14 (Reuters) – Asian share markets were mixed on Monday as a top US central banker warned investors against getting carried away over one inflation number, while Chinese stocks … Read more

China shortens quarantines as it eases some of its COVID rules

China shortens quarantine by 2 days for close contacts, visitors China ends ‘circuit breaker’ penalty for airlines Will stop tracing ‘secondary contacts’ of COVID cases Shares, yuan rally on reformed curbs Guangzhou’s downtown Haizhu district extends lockdown BEIJING, Nov 11 (Reuters) – China on Friday eased some of its strict COVID rules, including shortening quarantines … Read more

Apple warns of hit to iPhone shipments from China COVID disruption

Apple expects lower shipments of iPhone 14 Pro and Pro Max Apple says a China plans operating at sharply reduced capacity Apple supplier Foxconn revises down Q4 outlook TAIPEI, Nov 7 (Reuters) – Apple Inc (AAPL.O) expects lower shipments of high-end iPhone 14 models than previously anticipated following a significant production cut at a virus-blighted … Read more