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10/19/2021 | 11:43am

Every morning, the Marketscreener team compiles and summarizes the most important news related to listed companies around the world.




  • BHP iron ore production falls 5% due to maintenance work and labor shortages.
  • WM Morrison shareholders are set to approve the $9.6 billion buyout of CD&R.
  • Ericsson profit beats forecasts thanks to 5G demand, despite market share losses in China.
  • Samsung Electronics leads global smartphone market in Q3.
  • Apple renews its laptop lineup, breaking away from Intel, and launches new AirPods.
  • Lawmakers are questioning Amazon about the extent to which the company's executives misled Congress at a hearing, according to the Wall Street Journal.
  • Volvo(Geely) is targeting a $23 billion valuation in its Stockholm IPO.
  • TechnipFMC enters the carbon capture business with Talos Energy.
  • Sony sells GSN to Scopely for $1 billion.
  • Bachem raises CHF 583.5 million through a new equity offering.
  • Sonova now expects to complete the acquisition of Sennheiser's consumer division before the end of fiscal year 2022 due to final operational tasks that require more time than expected.
  • Unicredit is sounding out the market to gauge interest in a potential sale of its leasing business, Reuters has learned.
  • Microsoft executives asked Bill Gates to stop emailing a female employee in 2008.
  • Walt Disney is delaying the release of Marvel movies and the fifth "Indiana Jones".
  • Pentair completes its acquisition of Pleatco for $255 million.
  • Delivery Hero to invest $235 million in Gorillas.
  • Informatica targets a valuation of nearly $9 billion for its return to the stock market.
  • Alibaba unveils a chip for its cloud servers.

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