Pandora Media Inc has engaged Morgan Stanley to facilitate the selling itself including identifying potential buyers. Pandora has been spending heavily to attract more number of users amid increasing competition in internet radio space.
The London property market is witnessing soaring buying activity for rental apartments ahead of new tax on home coming into effect from April 2016. The latest rush for buying is also pushing prices up.
The weakening Rupee against the US dollar and downfall on financial markets are not exceptional. The Indian currency is doing well as it's strengthening against other global currencies. Indian markets tumbled on Thursday as key indices Sensex and Nifty fell over three percent led by banking stocks.
The UK stocks, after suffering losses for three sessions in a row, rebounded. Barclays and other financial companies led the gains. After suspension of trading for a day, the trading in Barclays stock resume on Monday. The FTSE 100 index dropped 9.2 percent in 2016 so far.
Danish brewer Carlsberg A/S is hoping for higher earnings supported by Asian markets. Though eased marginally, the fourth quarter earnings were above analysts' forecasts. The world's fourth biggest brewer Carlsberg is slashing jobs and closing down breweries.
ARM Holdings, the chip designer will try its endeavor into automotive industry. The company planned its diversification amidst the slowdown in revenue from smartphone sector and a decline in its stock.
For seven sessions in a row, European stocks suffered losses amid growing concerns about the global economy growth. The lower oil prices, disappointing quarterly results and sluggish global markets are also taking a toll on European stocks. Indicating the alarming situation in the European financial sector, the cost insuring debt against default reached its peak since 2013.
Reeling under pressure, the hedge fund segment is facing talent crunch to render its services more qualitatively. Considering the need of the hour, billionaire Steve Cohen-owned hedge fund Point72 Asset Management is investing in grooming the talent pool. It's offering two programs to train young graduates.
The bonds are gaining momentum amid sluggish financial markets and uncertainty about the global economy. Majority of hedge funds are betting on the $4.5 trillion market as the safest for US corporate debt. Some hedge funds forecast the concerns may go beyond energy and junk bonds.
Samsung is probably going to unveil Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge as its new flagship smart phones in the WMC to be held within February 22 to 25. Introduction of Galaxy S6 variants hasn’t become much fruitful for Samsung. But the new S7 variants are widely assumed to bring fortune for Samsung since incorporation of mass desired features.
Volkswagen's heavy truck division is exploring several options for enhancing business growth. The trucks division is studying initial public offer (IPO) plan and acquisition route to achieve higher growth rate. Trucks division is keen on expanding in the US and Chinese markets.
The Norwegian government is reeling under pressure owing to oil price drop. The lower oil price is eroding revenues for the government. The Norwegian government is counting on state's dividends from Statoil ASA.
BaFin has imposed an embargo on Sunday shunning all transactions of Maple Bank. The embargo comes followed by investigations by the regulator on the allegation of tax dodging. However, National Bank of Canada, the parent organization of Maple Financial Group pledges for repatriation of the dividends taken from Maple, if proves guilty.
As Credit Suisse booked its first full-year loss since 2008 on Thursday, CEO Tidjane Thiam asked his bonus to be reduced. The financial group reported a worse than expected net loss in 2015.
Messaging app Wiper has raised a total of $4.5 million seed funding from its investor Michael Choupak adding $2 million dollars. The service launced $4.99 monthly subscription fee to preview and watch thousands of original short and long, inexpensive indie films that can be compared to expensive Hollywood movies.
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