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Don't Expect Disinfectant Wipes to Be Stocked For a While
Lifehacker.com

In the olden days of 2019, disinfectant wipes had a small but dedicated market. Germaphobes and parents bought them regularly; for many of the rest of us, they were either an occasional or unnecessary thing. Now everything has changed, and the companies that … more…

Tesla’s planned five-way stock split will make its shares much more affordable
The Verge

Tesla has announced a new five-way stock split to take effect on August 28th, which will make the company’s shares cheaper for buyers. The electric car maker’s stock is close to $1,400 a share right now, making it difficult for individuals, including Tesla em… more…

Extra Crunch Partner Perk: Members save 20% on Canva Pro
TechCrunch

We’re excited to announce an update to an existing Partner Perk from design platform Canva . Starting today, annual and two-year members of Extra Crunch can receive 20% off an annual plan for Canva Pro. Canva empowers users to create social media graphics, pr… more…

Tencent wants to merge China’s esports archrivals Douyu and Huya
TechCrunch

The war between two of China’s largest esports companies may soon come to a truce at the will of their investor Tencent. Tencent, the world’s biggest games publisher, announced late Monday a proposal to consolidate Douyu and Huya, the competing livestreaming … more…

Federal judge approves ending consent decrees that prevented movie studios from owning theaters
TechCrunch

A federal judge has approved the Department of Justice’s efforts to end the Paramount Consent Decrees — 70-year-old court orders that prevented movie studios from engaging in a variety of anticompetitive behaviors, including ownership of movie theaters. U.S. … more…

The Station: Uber eats rides, the next micromobility trend, Levandowksi’s day in court
TechCrunch

The Station is a weekly newsletter dedicated to all things transportation. Sign up here — just click The Station — to receive it every Saturday in your inbox. Hello and welcome back to The Station, a newsletter dedicated to all the present and future ways peo… more…

Uber customer activity falls sharply
BBC News

The firm said its customer activity had almost halved despite a food delivery boom. more…

Coronavirus and South Africa's toxic relationship with alcohol
BBC News

A ban on drinking highlights a legacy of the country's racist past but threatens it economic future. more…

MIDEAST STOCKS-Major Gulf markets mixed; Aramco's Q2 profit declines - Reuters Africa
Reuters

Dubai's stock market traded lower early on Sunday, hurt by losses at financials and property shares, while other major bourses in the Gulf were little changed. more…

Breakingviews - Stock markets in China grow governance teeth - Reuters
Reuters

(Reuters Breakingviews) - Chinese equity market regulators are growing a set of governance teeth. The Supreme Court has finally permitted shareholder lawsuits similar to the class-action litigation deployed against corporate malfeasance in the West, mostly fa… more…

CEE MARKETS-Hungary's stock market outperforms region as OTP Bank jumps on Q2 profit - Reuters
Reuters

Most Central European assets moved sideways on Friday with Hungary's stock market bucking the trend, driven higher by shares of OTP Bank which reported a profit for the second quarter and was upbeat about the economic recovery. Budapest's stock index gain… more…

Lithuanian energy group Ignitis plans 1.5 bln euro IPO in Sept - sources - Reuters
Reuters

Lithuanian state-owned energy company Ignitis Group is on track to launch a stock market listing in September, three sources familiar with the process told Reuters, a rare bright spot in a grim year for initial public offerings (IPOs). more…

Futures pare losses as economy adds more jobs than expected - Reuters India
Reuters

U.S. stock index futures pared early declines on Friday as data showed the economy added more jobs than expected last month, easing fears that a nascent recovery in the labor market was stalling. more…

US STOCKS-Futures muted ahead of weekly unemployment claims data - Reuters
Reuters

U.S. stock index futures were flat on Thursday as investors looked forward to the latest weekly jobless claims report to gauge the pace of a rebound in the labor market, while also anticipating a new fiscal stimulus bill. more…

U.S. equity funds post $6.1 billion weekly outflow -Lipper - Reuters
Reuters

U.S.-based stock funds in the week ended Wednesday posted a $6.1 billion outflow, according to Lipper. more…

Virtual care company Teladoc to buy Livongo in $18.5 billion deal - Reuters UK
Reuters

Telehealth market leader Teladoc Health said on Wednesday it would buy Livongo Health Inc in a cash-and-stock deal, valuing the company at $18.5 billion, to cash in on a rise in demand for online consultations amid the coronavirus crisis. more…

Singapore's DBS second-quarter profit beats estimates as business picks up - Reuters
Reuters

Singapore's DBS Group Holdings reported a 22% fall in second-quarter net profit on Thursday after shoring up loan loss allowances in a pandemic-hit market, but its profit came just above market estimates and rose from the preceding quarter. more…

Singapore's DBS second-quarter profit beats estimates as business picks up - Reuters India
Reuters

Singapore's DBS Group Holdings reported a 22% fall in second-quarter net profit on Thursday after shoring up loan loss allowances in a pandemic-hit market, but its profit came just above market estimates and rose from the preceding quarter. more…

HK's Next Digital soars as activists rally support for arrested tycoon Jimmy Lai - Reuters
Reuters

Shares in media company Next Digital <0282.HK> surged more than 340% on Monday as supporters of its chairman Jimmy Lai, a staunch democracy activist, scooped up the stock after he was arrested under Hong Kong's new national security law. more…

UPDATE 1-Albemarle warns lithium sales sliding amidst weak EV market - Reuters India
Reuters

UPDATE 1-Albemarle warns lithium sales sliding amidst weak EV market  Reuters India more…