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Global markets live: BP, Fedex, Qualcomm, Moderna, Boeing...

06/15/2022 | 11:56am EDT

Every day, the MarketScreener team selects the most important news about listed companies across the world. here is a short recap for your convenience (The list is updated during the day):




  • Compass will reduce its workforce by about 10% amid a slowdown in the U.S. housing market.
  • BP Plc is hanging 40.5% and becomes the operator of an Australian solar and wind power project to produce green hydrogen.
  • Fedex soared 14% yesterday amid activist fund plans.
  • Deutsche Bank opens its own investigation into accusations of "greenwashing" targeting DWS.
  • Softbank may apply for a secondary listing line in London for ARM.
  • Clariant reports strong growth in Q1. Medium-term targets confirmed.
  • WH Smith targets top end of expectations for full year results.
  • MicroStrategy says it hasn't received a margin call on its Silvergate loan, even as the price of bitcoin has plummeted.
  • Hybe falls in Korea amid dissension in K-Pop group BTS.
  • Toyota, T-Mobile US, Sonova, International Consolidated Airlines and Konecranes hold their annual general meetings.
  • Qualcomm - The European Union's General Court, Europe's second-highest court, on Wednesday overturned a 997 million euro fine imposed on Qualcomm four years ago by the European Commission for securing exclusive chip supply to Apple.
  • Baidu - The Chinese search engine giant is in talks to sell its majority stake in IQIYI, a deal that could value the video-on-demand platform at about $7 billion, two people familiar with the matter said. In pre-market trading, Baidu was up 4% and iQIYI was down 4.7%.
  • Ford Motor is recalling 2.9 million vehicles because of a malfunction that prevents them from shifting into gear, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the U.S. highway safety agency, said Tuesday.
  • Moderna - An expert panel unanimously recommended to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine be approved for use in children and adolescents ages 6 to 17.
  • Pfizer announced Tuesday that it will halt enrollment in a clinical trial of its COVID-19 antiviral, Paxlovid, in normal-risk patients after a study showed the treatment was not effective in reducing symptoms in this group.
  • Warner Bros Discovery plans to cut nearly 1,000 jobs, or 30 percent of its workforce, in its advertising sales force, a source told Reuters on Tuesday.
  • The Boeing Company - U.S. and European civil aviation regulators plan to hold a meeting next week with Boeing over the 777X, which has yet to receive certification, the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) said Tuesday.
  • Continental Resources - Wells Fargo lowers its recommendation to "weight in line" from "overweight."
  • Cryptocurrency stocks may suffer as bitcoin falls to its lowest level since December 2020, $20,079.72. Software maker MicroStrategy is down 7.6 percent in pre-market trading and Coinbase is down 7 percent.
  • Hertz announced a new $2 billion share buyback program on Wednesday.

Main earnings reports today: Hennes & Mauritz, Clariant, Whitbread, WH Smith, Babcock... All the agenda here.

© 2022
Stocks mentioned in the article
ChangeLast1st jan.
BABCOCK INTERNATIONAL GROUP PLC -1.73% 340.2 Delayed Quote.6.78%
BAIDU, INC. 1.19% 139.38 Delayed Quote.-6.32%
BP PLC 1.50% 427.55 Delayed Quote.29.36%
CLARIANT AG -0.60% 18.29 Delayed Quote.-3.16%
COINBASE GLOBAL, INC. -10.77% 84 Delayed Quote.-66.72%
COMPASS GROUP PLC 0.08% 1936 Delayed Quote.17.26%
CONTINENTAL RESOURCES, INC. 1.39% 68.57 Delayed Quote.53.19%
DEUTSCHE BANK AG 0.40% 8.864 Delayed Quote.-19.55%
DISCOVERY LIMITED 3.99% 135.32 End-of-day quote.-5.75%
FEDEX CORPORATION -1.38% 229.24 Delayed Quote.-11.37%
FORD MOTOR COMPANY 2.13% 15.83 Delayed Quote.-26.87%
HENNES & MAURITZ AB -0.33% 133 Delayed Quote.-25.07%
HERTZ GLOBAL HOLDINGS, INC. -1.14% 21.65 Delayed Quote.-13.37%
HYBE CO., LTD. 1.98% 180500 End-of-day quote.-48.28%
KONECRANES OYJ -0.45% 26.55 Delayed Quote.-24.15%
MICROSTRATEGY INCORPORATED 0.35% 336.99 Delayed Quote.-38.11%
MODERNA, INC. -1.41% 171.81 Delayed Quote.-32.35%
PFIZER, INC. -3.32% 48.29 Delayed Quote.-18.22%
QUALCOMM, INC. 0.57% 147.83 Delayed Quote.-19.16%
SOFTBANK GROUP CORP. 5.79% 5619 Delayed Quote.-2.19%
SONOVA HOLDING AG 3.03% 343 Delayed Quote.-6.96%
T-MOBILE US -0.85% 143.61 Delayed Quote.23.82%
THE BOEING COMPANY -0.67% 167.88 Delayed Quote.-16.61%
TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION 1.75% 2124 Delayed Quote.-0.83%
WARNER BROS. DISCOVERY, INC. -6.56% 13.1 End-of-day quote.-44.35%
WH SMITH PLC -3.11% 1478.5 Delayed Quote.-0.10%
WHITBREAD PLC -0.97% 2655 Delayed Quote.-11.35%