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TSMC ramps up auto chip production as carmakers wrestle with shortages
TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd (TSMC) is "expediting" auto-related products through its wafer fabs and reallocating wafer capacity, the company said on Thursday, amid a global shortage of auto chips. Automakers ...
Wall Street opens higher shrugging off bleak GDP, jobless claims data
By Devik Jain and Shreyashi Sanyal (Reuters) - Wall Street's main indexes rose on Thursday, as a reversal of declines in mega-cap technology stocks helped investors look past data which showed another sharp contraction in the U.S. economy. ...
Australia takes on Google advertising dominance in latest Big Tech fight
By Byron Kaye SYDNEY (Reuters) - An Australian regulator is considering letting internet users choose what personal data companies like Google share with advertisers, as part of the country's attempts to shatter the dominance of tech titans. The ...
McDonald's earnings miss estimates as Europe lockdowns squash sales
By Nivedita Balu and Hilary Russ (Reuters) - McDonald's Corp missed Wall Street estimates for quarterly profit and revenue on Thursday as a second round of pandemic lockdowns in parts of Europe hurt its business and countered the hamburger ...
Dollar gains on risk aversion as stock rout spreads
By Stanley White TOKYO (Reuters) - The dollar extended gains against most currencies on Thursday as a stock market rout due to concerns about excessive valuations boosted safe-harbour demand for the U.S. currency. The euro nursed losses after a ...
Former CBS shareholders can sue Shari Redstone over ViacomCBS merger
By Jonathan Stempel (Reuters) - A Delaware judge on Wednesday said former CBS shareholders may pursue a lawsuit accusing Shari Redstone, the daughter of late media magnate Sumner Redstone, of pressuring the company into entering an unfair merger ...
Analysis: Chinese retail banks gain consumer lending clout as fintechs fall out of favour
BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese banks are gearing up to seize back lost business in consumer loans from fintech players like Ant Group, emboldened by a regulatory sea change that is making them more competitive while more hurdles are created for ...
Wall St. heads for mixed start, eyes GDP, short-selling
By Huw Jones LONDON (Reuters) - Wall Street headed for mixed start on Thursday with investors preparing for the latest snapshot of economic growth and any signs that a big squeeze in shorted stocks has more to run. Dow E-minis were up 52 points, ...
Rogers Communications misses revenue estimates as media business hit
(Reuters) - Canada's Rogers Communications Inc on Thursday reported fourth-quarter revenue that fell short of Wall Street estimates, as the company's media business took a hit due to advertising shortfalls and the postponement of live sporting ...
UK car output slumps to lowest level since 1984 amid COVID hit
By Costas Pitas LONDON (Reuters) - British car output fell to its lowest level since 1984 last year after the COVID-19 pandemic shut factories and hurt demand, an industry body said on Thursday, as a decision on keeping open the Vauxhall car ...