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December 27, 2018


‘The Nun’ delivers best opening in ‘Conjuring’ series with heavenly $53.5 million

The first four movies in Warner Bros.’ “Conjuring” franchise — “The Conjuring,” “Annabelle,” “The Conjuring 2,” and “Annabelle: Creation” — have generated over $1.1 billion globally

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September 10, 2018


Privacy fears weigh on Facebook with earnings ahead

Facebook reports quarterly results Wednesday as it grapples with a data privacy scandal that strikes at how the huge social network makes money from what it knows about people, reported AFP. The earnings release comes just two weeks after Facebook co-founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg faced questioning in two congressional panels about revelations that…

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April 25, 2018


North Korea says new U.N. sanctions an act of war

BEIJING/SEOUL: The latest U.N. sanctions against North Korea are an act of war and tantamount to a complete economic blockade against it, North Korea’s foreign ministry said on Sunday, threatening to punish those who supported the measure, reported Reuters. The U.N. Security Council unanimously imposed new sanctions on North Korea on Friday for its recent…

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December 24, 2017


Kangana Ranaut: My earnings are down

NEWS DESK: Kangana Ranaut has had a rough year after her film’s Rangoon and Simran have failed to perform at the box-office, reported Pinkvilla. Although Kangana’s performance was widely appreciated, the films could not set the cash registers ringing. Talking about this, Kangana told a leading daily, “The offers haven’t slowed but my commercial viability…

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December 18, 2017


Oil elevated as Iraq tensions escalate, Asian shares hold firm

TOKYO: Oil prices clung to this month’s high on Tuesday after Iraqi forces seized the oil-rich city of Kirkuk from largely autonomous Kurdish fighters while Asian shares held firm on optimism about upcoming earnings, reported Reuters. Short-term U.S. bond yields and interest rates jumped after a report U.S. President Donald Trump favored Stanford economist John…

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October 17, 2017


Spotify losses deepen despite rapid expansion

STOCKHOLM: Streaming leader Spotify said that its losses deepened last year even as the company topped $2 billion in revenue amid the global boom in online music. The Swedish company founded in 2008 has been at the forefront of the music industry’s turn to streaming, which offers unlimited music on demand, yet it has never…

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May 24, 2016


Blockbusters boost Disney profits but cable revenues fall

NEW YORK: Strong ticket sales from “Star Wars” and “Zootopia” helped modestly lift Disney’s second-quarter profit, according to results released Tuesday. But revenues from Walt Disney Co.’s closely-watched cable television division fell, perturbing investors who have been worried about the prospects for its ESPN network as the traditional cable television model comes under assault. Earnings…

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May 11, 2016


Twitter stung by stall in user growth

SAN FRANCISCO: Twitter shares nosedived Tuesday after a quarterly update showed little change in its user base and the messaging platform delivered weaker-than-expected revenue growth. The company posted a loss for the first quarter of 2016 of $80 million, compared with a loss of $162 million in the same period a year ago. Revenues meanwhile…

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April 27, 2016


Google/Alphabet hits historic high on earnings

SAN FRANCISCO: Alphabet, the new parent firm for Google, pushed into record territory Monday as a strong quarterly report put it on track to be the world’s most valuable company. Alphabet reported quarterly profit rose five percent to $4.92 billion on the back of strong online advertising revenue, particularly from searches done by holiday season…

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February 2, 2016


Facebook rides mobile wave to boost profits, user base

SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook said Wednesday surging mobile advertising lifted its profits and revenues as the world’s biggest social network grew to over 1.5 billion people. Net profit in the third quarter jumped 11 percent from a year ago to $891 million as revenues leapt 41 percent to $4.5 billion, despite the negative impact of a…

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November 5, 2015


Retooled Microsoft gets earnings boost

SAN FRANCISCO: Microsoft reported a modest rise in profits Thursday in the past quarter, beating most analyst forecasts, saying its new focus on cloud-based software is delivering results. The US tech giant said profit in the quarter ended September 30 edged up two percent to $4.6 billion, while revenue dipped 12 percent to $23.2 billion,…

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October 23, 2015


Asia stocks rise on upbeat earnings, data

TOKYO: Asian equities rose on Monday, taking heart from upbeat earnings and economic data that eased recent global growth fears and sharpened risk appetite, while the dollar advanced to a three-week high against the yen. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan .MIAPJ0000PUS was up 0.35 percent and Tokyo's Nikkei rose 0.5 percent. “Stable…

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October 27, 2014


'Fifty Shades' E.L. James debuts at No. 1 on author earnings list

NEW YORK: Britain's E.L. James, the writer of the “Fifty Shades of Grey” series of erotic novels, has made it onto the Forbes list of the world's top-earning authors – landing in first place.James, a former television executive, surpassed regulars on the list, including James Patterson, Danielle Steel and Stephen King, with estimated earnings of…

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August 13, 2013


Global shares, dollar gain on solid start to U.S. earnings

NEW YORK: Global equity markets extended gains on Tuesday and the dollar hit a three-year high, spurred by an optimistic tone among investors after a good start to the U.S. earnings season and last week's strong U.S. June jobs data.Adding to the optimism, the pace of hiring by U.S. employers increased in May, the Labor…

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July 9, 2013


Asian shares rise on firm US earnings, soft money outlook

TOKYO: Asian shares advanced on Wednesday, tracking global equities higher on the back of solid US earnings, but the euro was pressured by soft German data underscoring the still-fragile state of the euro zone economy.The positive tone in global equities markets despite several sluggish manufacturing surveys around the world reflected investor views that weak economic…

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April 24, 2013


Asian shares rebound after sell-off, U.S. earnings support

TOKYO: Asian shares and commodities recovered on Wednesday as a sharp sell-off over the past two sessions lured bargain hunters, with sentiment bolstered by positive American corporate earnings and data supporting the case for ongoing U.S. monetary stimulus.The MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.3 percent after shedding as much as 1…

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April 17, 2013


Yen stays weak, Asian shares rise on US earnings

TOKYO: The yen fell to fresh multi-year lows and Japanese stocks touched near five-year highs on Tuesday as effects of the Bank of Japan's aggressive reflationary campaign reverberated through markets, while Asian equities rose on solid US earnings.European markets were likely to rise, with financial spreadbetters predicting London's FTSE 100, Paris's CAC-40 and Frankfurt's DAX…

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April 9, 2013


Global share gains capped as corporate earnings eyed

LONDON: World shares hovered near 20-month highs on Wednesday, supported by some upbeat corporate earnings, an easing of fears about the US debt ceiling and a better outlook for the global economy.But with many major equity indexes close to levels not seen since the financial crisis began five years ago while the outlook for global…

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January 23, 2013


Apple earnings need to overcome technical malaise

NEW YORK: To those who study technical stock charts, Apple Inc (AAPL.O) looks broken.Even though it is widely viewed to be undervalued after hitting an 11-month low this week and nine out of 10 brokerages recommend that investors buy or hold the stock, Apple shareholders could still be in for more rough times if technical…

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January 20, 2013


Global shares buoyed by Alcoa earnings, dollar gains on yen

LONDON: World shares staged a modest recovery from two days of losses on Wednesday after aluminum giant Alcoa opened the US earnings season with an optimistic outlook for world demand.However, with European and British central banks due to hold policy meetings on Thursday, the same day Spain will test demand for its debt and China…

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January 9, 2013