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  • A lucrative sector: Why you should look to Asia’s gaming markets
    Technology & Communications

    A lucrative sector: Why you should look to Asia’s gaming markets

    With each passing day, the prices for handsets such as Google’s (GOOGL) Android and Apple (AAPL) iOS devices are falling. This trend has played a key role in the popularity of games, especially among youth, benefiting the gaming industry.

    By Anne Shields
  • Technology & Communications

    Why new messaging rules in China could affect Tencent

    Last month, for the first time, China applied restrictions on instant messaging services for national security purposes.

    By Puneet Sikka
  • Financials

    Overview: The thin line between frontier and emerging markets

    Going to frontier markets offers more of an opportunity to discover the most overlooked companies.

    By Surbhi Jain
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Alibaba and Tencent Should Watch Out for Baidu

    Baidu is selling a majority stake in its financial services unit as it seeks to raise funds to bolster its competition in China’s digital financial services market.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Snap May Challenge Sony In This $125 Billion Market

    Snap (SNAP) is poised to release its second-quarter results amid speculations of the company taking a deeper plunge into gaming.

    By Neha Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Baidu Unit Cleared to Sell Mutual Funds

    Du Xiaoman Financial, Baidu’s (BIDU) financial services subsidiary, has been cleared to enter the business of selling mutual funds in China.

    By Neha Gupta
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    Consumer

    Can China Manage Growth without Fueling a Debt Crisis?

    While there is no denying that China (FXI) needs stimulus measures to kickstart its slowing economy, any propping up needs to be done in a way to avoid another debt-fueled crisis.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Is Alibaba’s Stock Repurchase Program Secure?

    Back in May 2017, Alibaba (BABA) announced a plan to repurchase its own shares to the tune of $6.0 billion over two years.

    By Neha Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Will Baidu Expand Its Stock Repurchase Program?

    In June last year, Baidu (BIDU) launched a stock repurchase program under which it planned to return as much as $1.0 billion to its shareholders in a period of one year.

    By Neha Gupta
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    Fund Managers

    Analyzing China’s Leading Economic Index

    China’s Leading Economic Index currently indicates that the country’s economy is facing a downturn. Its LEI remained unchanged at 98.71 points in July 2015.

    By Lynn Noah
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    Earnings Report

    Facebook’s WhatsApp crosses the 700 million active users mark

    According to WhatsApp CEO Jan Koum, WhatsApp crossed the 700 million monthly active users (or MAUs) mark globally in January 2015.

    By Patricia Garner
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Are There Parallels in China’s Stock Market Bubbles?

    The bubbles created in China’s stock market in 2007 and 2015–2016 show that stocks fell ~65.0% and ~41.0%, respectively.

    By Mary Sadler
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    Consumer

    Trump Brags Again about Stock Market Gains Since His Election

    Today, the broader market was trading on a positive note after President Donald Trump extended his China tariff deadline of March 1.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Consumer

    Why NIO Stock Might Remain Overbought for a While

    NIO (NYSE:NIO) stock has risen for four consecutive weeks. The stock has netted a return of 94% to its investors in less than a month.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Consumer

    NIO Stock: Pullback or Progress after 4 Straight Weekly Gains?

    NIO (NYSE:NIO) stock has gained 83% year-to-date. Notably, 92% of the gains have come in since May 28—the day it announced its first-quarter results.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    China’s MNI Business Sentiment Expanded in April, Caution Prevails

    China’s MNI Business Sentiment Indicator expanded to 50.5 in April due to stimulus measures from Chinese authorities to boost economic growth.

    By Lynn Noah
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    Real Insights

    Why Some Exposure to VanEck’s Gaming ETF Is Prudent

    The VanEck Vectors Video Gaming and eSports ETF (ESPO) provides exposure to gaming and related industries.

    By VanEck
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Walmart Triples Amazon’s Budget in India Contest

    Walmart (WMT) took its competition with Amazon (AMZN) to a whole new level earlier this month, forking out $16 billion to buy the majority stake in India’s e-commerce giant Flipkart.

    By Neha Gupta
  • How to Invest in Global Wide Moat Stocks
    Consumer

    How to Invest in Global Wide Moat Stocks

    The Morningstar Global Wide Moat Focus Index has global exposure, unlike the Morningstar International Moat Index (MOTI).

    By VanEck
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    Fund Managers

    How Did the Fidelity China Region Fund Class C Perform in August?

    The Fidelity China Region Fund Class C (FHKCX) aims to achieve long-term capital growth.

    By Lynn Noah
  • Consumer

    OTPP opens new position in Alibaba Group

    OTPP added a new position in Alibaba Group Holding (BABA) during the third quarter that ended in September. The position accounted for 0.09% of the fund’s total portfolio.

    By Samantha Nielson
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Hang Seng and Nikkei 225 Lose amid Trade Worries

    After rising marginally yesterday, Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index fell today. The index lost 1.15% to end at 28,185.98. Only seven stocks in the index rose, while 39 declined. Four remained unchanged. Tencent Holdings (TCEHY) was one of the worst performers with a 1.8% fall.

    By Mike Sonnenberg
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    China’s New Yuan Loans, Aggregate Financing Dropped in February

    China’s aggregate financing also fell sharply from 3417.3 billion yuan ($525 billion) in January to 780.2 billion yuan ($120 billion) in February.

    By Lynn Noah
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    Earnings Report

    Facebook plans to monetize WhatsApp’s large user base

    Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg is often questioned about Facebook’s high-priced acquisition of WhatsApp, which generated revenue of only $20 million in 2013.

    By Patricia Garner
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    TCWAX Fell Due to Weak Global Demand

    For the month ending on November 30, 2015, TCWAX fell by 2.8% due to weakness in global demand and lower commodity prices.

    By Lynn Noah
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Citron’s Andrew Left Booked Profit in NIO: Should You?

    NIO (NIO) has been rising for the last five sessions in a row.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Is China Trying to Steal Apple’s Autonomous Car Secrets?

    According to NBC, the FBI has arrested a Chinese national for allegedly “attempting to steal trade secrets” from Apple (AAPL).

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Consumer

    J.P. Morgan Encourages Investors to Buy Stocks despite Worries

    The US stock market has seen a decent recovery in the first quarter of 2019 so far after a steep decline in the fourth quarter of 2018.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Did Citron Research’s Predictions for NIO Come True?

    Previously in this series, we looked at China’s declining overall vehicle sales for the last eight months.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Consumer

    Must-know: Third Point starts a new position in Alibaba

    Third Point noted in its letter that Alibaba can “generate long-term value in its core markets and compete in new ones, making it a compelling potential multi-year investment.”

    By Samantha Nielson
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Hang Seng and Japanese Indexes Rose despite Faltering Trade

    Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index, which has been under severe pressure this quarter, was the best performing Asian index on June 19 with 2.56% gains. The index recorded its third consecutive gain.

    By Mike Sonnenberg
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    Technology & Communications

    Tencent Seeks a Big Stake in iQiyi: 3 Highlights for Investors

    Tencent (OTCMKTS:TCEHY) wants to make a huge investment in iQiyi (NASDAQ:IQ) stock. The company wants to become iQiyi’s largest shareholder.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    China’s New Yuan Loans and Aggregate Financing Rise in November

    The rise in new yuan loans doesn’t directly impact the overall performance of mutual funds. But with the rise in credit flow in the economy, mutual funds with large exposures to financials benefit.

    By Lynn Noah
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    Consumer

    Why NIO Stock Tanked after Its Q4 2018 Earnings Release

    In this series, we’ll take a look at the key highlights of NIO’s fourth-quarter earnings release.

    By Jitendra Parashar
  • Technology & Communications

    Tencent spends more on marketing WeChat to grow internationally

    Tencent has increased its marketing spending in the last few quarters and is investing heavily in WeChat in order to increase its presence internationally.

    By Puneet Sikka
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Inside the Expanded JD-Tencent Partnership

    China-based online retailer JD.com and social media and digital payments provider Tencent recently announced that they were expanding their partnership.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    What Are the Portfolio Compositions of FHKCX and JCOAX?

    The Fidelity China Region Fund Class C (FHKCX) and the John Hancock Greater China Opportunities Fund Class A (JCOAX) benchmark their performance to the MSCI Golden Dragon Index.

    By Lynn Noah
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    Consumer

    Gaming Industry Struggles Continue with EA’s Top-Line Miss

    Electronic Arts missed top-line estimates but posted better-than-expected earnings in the third quarter.

    By Mohit Oberoi, CFA
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    NIO Stock Rose 21.4% in February

    So far, 2019 is proving to be great for NIO (NIO) investors. The stock ended in the positive territory for the second consecutive month in February.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Like Google, Baidu Is Battling an Online Video Problem

    Chinese regulators are investigating Baidu (BIDU), Alibaba (BABA), and Tencent (TCEHY) for allegedly showing disturbing videos about sex and violence to children on their digital platforms.

    By Neha Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Alphabet Is Building Artificial Intelligence Team in China

    Alphabet’s (GOOGL) Google is hiring AI (artificial intelligence) engineers in Beijing, China, according to a company job posting.

    By Neha Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    A Look at JD’s Capital Spending in Q2 2018

    JD’s capex more than doubled to over $710.0 million in the second quarter.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Materials

    Could Metal Tariffs Be Sacrificed for a China Trade Deal?

    Last year, Donald Trump imposed a 25% tariff on US steel imports.

    By Mohit Oberoi, CFA
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Tencent Stock Has Fallen Lately

    Chinese Internet giant Tencent (TCEHY) has seen its stock plunge recently due to the Chinese government’s crackdown on online gaming.

    By Sanmit Amin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Alibaba Backs SenseTime, Facebook Faces Facial Recognition Issue

    Alibaba (BABA) recently teamed up with other investors, including Singaporean state investment company Temasek Holdings and Chinese electronics retailer Suning.com, to raise $600 million in additional funding for SenseTime.

    By Neha Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Is Disney Strengthening Its Brands?

    In early February 2016, the Walt Disney Company’s ESPN (DIS) entered into an agreement with Tencent Holdings (TCEHY) in China.

    By Shirley Pelts
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    Consumer

    Should You Follow the Top Investors on NIO Stock?

    NIO stock is on fire. With a 222% rise in the stock year-to-date, investors are getting restless. Votes of confidence from big investors are reassuring.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Consumer

    NIO Stock: Should You Wait for a Better Entry Point?

    NIO (NYSE:NIO) stock has risen by 250% since the beginning of the year. Should investors enter the stock or wait for a better entry point?

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Technology & Communications

    Warner Music IPO: Will It Be Successful Like Spotify?

    Warner Music Group went public on June 3. The company went public at $25 per share, which was toward the high end of the target range.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Technology & Communications

    Tencent Looks to the Future, Investors Take Notice

    At $55 per share, Tencent has risen 15% in 2020. The stock has pulled up 35% from its pandemic lows in the first quarter.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Technology & Communications

    Highlights from Tencent’s Q1 Earnings Report

    Tencent’s earnings report for the first quarter delivered a pleasant surprise. The company’s top-line and bottom-line numbers rose from a year ago.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Technology & Communications

    How Will PayPal Benefit from the UnionPay Deal?

    On January 22, PayPal (NASDAQ:PYPL) announced a broad partnership with China UnionPay—a state-backed financial services company.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Cryptocurrency & Blockchain

    Can Alibaba’s Cloud Revenues Increase with Blockchain?

    Alibaba Group’s fintech subsidiary could soon release an official launch of Blockchain as a Service, backed by Alibaba Cloud.

    By Shankar Iyer
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    Cryptocurrency & Blockchain

    Xuperchain by Baidu, the Digital Yuan, and Blockchain 3.0

    Baidu has successfully launched a public beta version of Xuperchain. It’s the first of its kind: a cryptocurrency that operates on a centralized network.

    By Shankar Iyer
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Esports Championships Could Drive these Three Stocks

    In the digital age, could virtual gameplay or esports engage more fanbase worldwide than some of the traditional sports? Probably in a couple more years.

    By Shankar Iyer
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    Technology & Communications

    eSports Streaming with Amazon, Alibaba, and Tencent

    No one—neither gaming enthusiasts nor business enterprises—could have imagined two decades ago that esports would become a worldwide streaming phenomenon.

    By Shankar Iyer
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    Technology & Communications

    Alibaba in 2020: Why Esports Are the Next Big Thing

    Alibaba (BABA) has bagged the exclusive rights to stream media content from the English soccer club, Manchester United (MANU), in China.

    By Shankar Iyer
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    Cryptocurrency & Blockchain

    Should China’s Crypto Crackdown Keep You from Bitcoin?

    If you’re going to invest in a cryptocurrency like Bitcoin, you’d better toughen up. This kind of investing is not for the faint of heart.

    By David Moadel
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Disney, Apple Set Sights on Activision Blizzard

    An Activision Blizzard–Disney merger is looking very possible. After months of stock price decline, Activision Blizzard (ATVI) has become an acquisition target for several companies.

    By Neha Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Can Nio’s New CFO Help Weather a Financial Storm?

    Nio’s previous CFO, Louis Hsieh, resigned in October, and the company announced that it’s appointed Wei Feng as its new CFO, effective November 18.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    NIO Stock: How Can It Recharge Its Performance?

    NIO stock has fallen 70% YTD. Both macroeconomic and company-specific factors are responsible for the steep decline in its stock.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Consumer

    Electric Vehicle Stocks Reeling on China’s Auto Sales

    The slowdown in the world’s largest auto market, China, is affecting electric vehicle companies worldwide. And it’s probably going to last.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Tesla’s Marketing Plan Aims to Lead China’s EV Market

    Tesla plans to double the number of repair and maintenance shops in China. It also plans to add about 100 charging stations in China.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Technology & Communications

    Tencent Teams Up with Roblox to Groom Game Developers

    Tencent (TCEHY) and kids gaming platform Roblox have entered a strategic partnership geared toward grooming the next generation of Chinese game developers.

    By Ruchi Gupta
  • Technology & Communications

    Why you should invest in the emerging markets

    Emerging markets are sought by investors for the prospect of high returns.

    By Surbhi Jain
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    EV Makers in Trouble as China’s Market Hits the Brakes?

    Chinese EV sales slid for the third straight month in September. Let’s see how China’s overall auto market is performing.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Markets Rebound as China Proposes Partial Trade Deal

    Stock futures rose on October 9 after Bloomberg reported that China is ready for a “partial trade deal.” US-China talks are slated to start on October 10.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Technology & Communications

    Activision Blizzard Stock Fell Due to Bernstein Downgrade

    Activision Blizzard (ATVI) shares are trading 4% lower today. Bernstein downgraded the stock from “market perform” to “underperform.”

    By Adam Rogers
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How NIO Is Failing Where Musk’s Tesla Is Thriving

    NIO was once dubbed China’s Tesla killer. However, as it turns out, the company’s lower pricing hasn’t been able to sustain it.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Amazon Partners with over 30 Companies: VI Initiative

    On September 24, Amazon (AMZN) announced the Voice Interoperability Initiative. The announcement was one day before the Amazon hardware event.

    By Shankar Iyer
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    Financials

    China Investments: A New US Target in the Trade War?

    Bloomberg reported today that Trump administration officials were discussing putting controls on China investments by US companies and funds.

    By Mike Sonnenberg
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    NIO Battles for Survival, Not Profitability

    On Tuesday, NIO reported its second-quarter earnings. In August, NIO delivered 1,943 vehicles, which was lower than its guidance of 2,000–2,500 vehicles.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Consumer

    Jack Ma Steps Down—What’s Next for Alibaba?

    After two decades of leading Alibaba (BABA), Chairman Jack Ma stepped down today. Daniel Zhang, Alibaba’s current CEO, will serve as the new chairman.

    By Shankar Iyer
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Apple Finds New Profits in Services and App Store

    Apple Services sales reached $37.19 billion in fiscal 2018. Comparatively, Netflix (NFLX) reported sales of $15.8 billion in 2018.

    By Adam Rogers
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Will NIO Stock Rebound after Losses in August?

    NIO stock has fallen 55% YTD (year-to-date) as of August 30. The stock fell 17.6% in August. Several issues have marred the stock’s prospects in 2019.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Mario Kart Tour Is Coming to Android, iPhone Soon

    Nintendo’s long-awaited Mario Kart Tour is finally releasing on September 25. The company tweeted the official release date on August 26.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Tencent Could Continue to See Strong Growth

    Chinese tech giant Tencent (TCEHY) posted better-than-expected Q2 earnings. Its revenue growth accelerated in Q2 due to a rebound in its gaming segment.

    By Sanmit Amin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Tencent’s Gaming Business Could Surge in Q3

    Chinese tech giant Tencent’s (TCEHY) recent Q2 earnings revealed YoY revenue growth of 20.6% to $12.9 billion. Tencent’s net profit surged 35% YoY.

    By Sanmit Amin
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    Earnings Report

    Tencent’s Outlook Has Changed after Its Q2 Results

    Tencent reported its second-quarter earnings results today. It beat analysts’ earnings estimates, but its revenue growth was shy of estimates.

    By Sanmit Amin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Is Alibaba Launching a New Ride-Hailing Service?

    On Monday, Forbes China stated that Alibaba was launching a new ride-hailing service. However, Alibaba swiftly denied the report, according to Asia Times.

    By Neha Gupta
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    Earnings Report

    TME Is Down as Its Growth Continues to Slow

    Chinese music streaming giant Tencent Music Entertainment (TME) reported its second-quarter earnings results after the closing bell on August 12.

    By Sanmit Amin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Alibaba’s Earnings Concerns amid the Trade War Standoff

    Alibaba’s earnings report for the June quarter, which it’s set to release on August 15, could help shed more light on the impact of the trade war.

    By Neha Gupta
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    Financials

    Chinese Stocks Concern JPMorgan and Goldman Sachs

    On Monday, Bloomberg reported that JPMorgan Chase (JPM) and Goldman Sachs (GS) are cautious about their outlook for Chinese stocks.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Can Tencent Help Nintendo Enter China’s Gaming Space?

    There is a lot of buzz around gaming leader Nintendo, which is partnering with the world’s largest gaming company, Tencent, to enter the Chinese market.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Technology & Communications

    Chinese Stocks Come Back in Early Market Trading

    After a new round of US tariffs, China devalued the yuan. The US market slid, as Chinese stocks Tencent and Alibaba contributed to the sell-off.

    By Adam Rogers
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Is the Chinese Economy Crumbling? Trump’s Advisor Says So

    President Trump’s economic advisor, Larry Kudlow, said in an interview with CNBC today that the Chinese economy is “crumbling.”

    By Sanmit Amin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Qualcomm-Tencent Deal Signals Big Opportunity in China

    Qualcomm and Tencent, two giants in their respective industries, have entered into a broad partnership focused on gaming technology.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Facebook’s Libra Might Not See the Light of Day

    Ahead of its launch, Facebook’s Libra is already making waves. However, despite the benefits up for grabs, there’s a chance it might not come to life.

    By Neha Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Alibaba’s Outgoing CEO Is Worried about Europe

    Alibaba (BABA) co-founder and outgoing executive chair, Jack Ma, has criticized Europe’s obsession with technology regulation.

    By Neha Gupta
  • Technology & Communications

    Why Tencent’s WeChat active user base continues to grow

    Tencent Holdings Limited is a Chinese company that provides diverse services, including social networks, web portals, e-commerce, and online games.

    By Puneet Sikka
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Powell’s Testimony Drives US Stock Market to All-Time High

    This morning, US index futures surged after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell’s testimony raised the possibility of a near-term cut in interest rates.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Did Baidu Close Its Travel Platform?

    Baidu shut down its travel information platform called “Baidu Travel.” The company shut down the travel platform as part of its business adjustments.

    By Neha Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Tencent Is Still the Biggest Gaming Company—but Not by Much

    Chinese tech giant Tencent (TCEHY) has seen its gaming revenue, a critical portion of its total revenue, slow dramatically in recent quarters due to the freezing of gaming licenses by Chinese authorities.

    By Sanmit Amin
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    US-China Trade War Is Damaging China’s Job Market

    While the deteriorating job market could damage China’s economy in the long term, Chinese stocks and ETFs are falling right now. FXI and GXC have lost nearly 8.7% and 9.7%, respectively, in the second quarter.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Is Apple Pursuing with Its Arcade Gaming Service?

    Apple’s Arcade service will allow subscribers to download games that they can play on the iPhone, the iPad, and Apple TV. Google is also gearing up to launch a new gaming service called Stadia, which will allow subscribers to stream games to play instead of downloading them.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    E3 2019: The Big Announcements Shaping the Gaming Space

    E3, the annual Electronic Entertainment Expo, is underway in Los Angeles. It’s a trade event for the video gaming industry that sees leading gaming companies make important announcements—including new games. Here’s how the expo has been affecting the market so far—and what you can expect.

    By Mohit Oberoi, CFA
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Tencent CEO Signals Boost in R&D Spending

    If a recent comment by Tencent (TCEHY) founder and chief executive Pony Ma is anything to go by, the company may be preparing to boost its spending on R&D.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Tencent Answers Microsoft with Sharkmob Takeover

    Tencent (TCEHY) has acquired Swedish game developer Sharkmob for an undisclosed amount.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    BABA’s and TCHEY’s Pursuit of Chinese Tourists Sees Headwinds

    Nepal has banned Alibaba’s Alipay and Tencent’s WeChat Pay from being used to settle payments in the country, according to a Reuters report.

    By Neha Gupta
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    Consumer

    Analysts Expect NIO to Outperform TSLA, TCEHY, BIDU, and BABA

    According to the latest consensus data compiled by Thomson Reuters, six out of a total of 12 analysts covering NIO (NIO) recommended a “buy” for the stock.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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