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In this article OCBC-SG UOBH-SG DBSM-SG Automated teller machines of the three Singapore-listed banks: OCBC, DBS and UOB. Munshi Ahmed | Bloomberg | Getty Images SINGAPORE — Shares of Singapore’s top three banks rose Thursday after the country’s financial regulator lifted a cap on dividend payouts that was implemented following the Covid-19 pandemic. Singapore’s largest
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Barclays and HSBC buildings are seen amid the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in London, Britain October 20, 2020. Matthew Childs | Reuters Barclays beat second-quarter profit expectations on Wednesday and boosted returns to shareholders, with its investment banking and equities businesses posting record incomes. The British lender posted a quarterly attributable profit of
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Longtime market bull Phil Orlando is bracing for a rough stretch because Wall Street has reached a critical “inflection point.” The Federated Hermes chief equity market strategist is blaming the risk dynamic. Not only does Orlando see hotter-than-expected inflation and the Covid-19 delta variant as glaring issues, he’s also worried about uncertainty surrounding monetary and fiscal
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Economist Stephen Roach warns Beijing’s crackdown against U.S.-listed China stocks will have widespread market implications. Roach, who is considered one of the world’s leading experts on Asia, believes the actions are signaling the early stages of a cold war. “I am a congenital optimist when it comes to China. But I find these actions really
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Chinese private educational company New Oriental logo seen in Shanghai. SOPA Images | LightRocket | Getty Images BEIJING — Two U.S.-listed Chinese education stocks plunged sharply in pre-market trading Friday after reports of a government crackdown on the sector that included bans on foreign investment. TAL Education shares fell 55% in extended, early-hours trading. New
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Anthony Scaramucci, former director of communications for the White House and founder of SkyBridge Capital LLC, speaks during the Skybridge Alternatives (SALT) conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, on May 8, 2019. Joe Buglewicz | Bloomberg | Getty Images Anthony Scaramucci, founder and co-managing partner of SkyBridge, told CNBC on Friday he’s mandated Covid shots at
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In this article AXP INTC SAM HON TWTR S3 Studio | Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading. Snap — Shares of Snap soared roughly 24% after better-than-expected second-quarter earnings results. The social media company reported strong growth of users, engagement and ads. Twitter — Twitter shares gained 3.4% after reporting its fastest revenue
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