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Global markets live: Pfizer, Tesla, Holcim, Novartis, Ford...

05/16/2022 | 11:52am EDT

Every day, the MarketScreener team selects the most important news about listed companies across the world. Here's a short recap for your convenience.




  • Pfizer's anti-Covid tablets get emergency use approval from the FDA.
  • Elon Musk, who has suspended the process of buying Twitter, announced Saturday that the group's legal team is accusing him of violating a confidentiality agreement by revealing that the social network uses a sample of 100 followers to determine the number of fake accounts on the platform.
  • Tesla is delaying by at least a week its plan to bring production at its Shanghai plant back to the level it was at before the Chinese city's COVID-19 containment, an internal document seen by Reuters shows.
  • Tencent seeks to exit by giving shareholders a $16 billion stake in the form of dividends.
  • The European Commission clears Discovery's acquisition of WarnerMedia.
  • Cintas raises its fiscal 2022 guidance.
  • Holcim buys US roofing company Malarkey for $1.4 billion.
  • Novartis acquires UK-based Gyroscope Therapeutics.
  • Ryanair lowers its annual financial forecast.
  • Telecom Italia investors are in talks to restructure the group according to Mario Draghi.
  • Intershop sells Zurich office building for 114 million Swiss francs
  • McDonald's announced Monday that it will permanently leave Russia, where it has operated for 30 years, because of the war in Ukraine.
  • JetBlue Airways launched a hostile takeover bid for rival Spirit Airlines on Monday at $30 a share after the low-cost airline rebuffed its advances two weeks ago, preferring the existing deal for a merger with Frontier Airlines.
  • Ford sold seven million shares of electric car maker Rivian Automotive for about $188.2 million, or $26.88 per share.
  • Carlyle announced Monday that it had reached an agreement with Mantech International to acquire the defense group for $3.93 billion in cash.
  • Steel group Nucor announced that it has acquired garage door manufacturer C.H.I. Overhead Doors from the KKR fund in a deal valued at $3 billion.

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CARLYLE SECURED LENDING, INC. 0.08% 12.99 Delayed Quote.-5.39%
CINTAS CORPORATION 1.27% 380.12 Delayed Quote.-14.23%
DISCOVERY LIMITED -3.09% 122.51 End-of-day quote.-14.67%
FORD MOTOR COMPANY -1.25% 11.06 Delayed Quote.-46.08%
HOLCIM LTD 2.16% 40.27 Delayed Quote.-15.24%
INTERSHOP HOLDING AG -0.16% 621 Delayed Quote.1.63%
JETBLUE AIRWAYS CORPORATION -3.03% 8.31 Delayed Quote.-41.64%
MCDONALD'S CORPORATION -0.33% 251.46 Delayed Quote.-5.89%
NOVARTIS AG 0.74% 81.83 Delayed Quote.1.17%
NUCOR 1.25% 105.91 Delayed Quote.-7.22%
PFIZER, INC. 2.15% 52.75 Delayed Quote.-12.55%
RIVIAN AUTOMOTIVE, INC. 10.42% 29.66 Delayed Quote.-71.40%
RYANAIR HOLDINGS PLC 1.84% 11.885 Real-time Quote.-23.41%
TELECOM ITALIA S.P.A. 0.08% 0.2542 Delayed Quote.-41.50%
TENCENT HOLDINGS LIMITED 1.15% 351.6 Delayed Quote.-23.91%
TESLA, INC. -0.57% 695.2 Delayed Quote.-34.22%
TWITTER, INC. -0.44% 38.21 Delayed Quote.-11.59%