Meta, The Owner Of Facebook, Has Experienced His First Ever Sales Decline

The owner of Facebook and Instagram saw a drop in advertising sales in the three months to July, resulting in the company’s first year-on-year revenue reduction. Meta’s total revenue fell 1% to $28.8 billion (£23.7 billion), although the company avoided a drop in users. Analysts believe the company’s growth has peaked following years of significant…

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Despite A Gas Crisis And An Increase In Prices, The Eurozone Economy Grew By 0.7% In Q2

An increasing number of experts believe the eurozone will enter a recession next year. The eurozone’s economy expanded faster in the second quarter of this year, but the region’s prospects are harmed as Russia continues to restrict gas supply. According to Eurostat, Europe’s statistics office, the 19-member bloc’s GDP rate was 0.7 per cent in…

AMD Has Surpassed Intel In Terms Of Market Capitalization

In terms of market valuation, AMD has surpassed competitor chipmaker Intel. The change is primarily symbolic, but it represents a far more competitive market for PC and server processors, in which the two businesses compete directly. AMD shares gained more than 3% on the day, bringing the chipmaker’s market capitalisation to $153 billion. Intel plunged…

Mastercard Warns Of Inflationary Pressures Following A Strong Quarter For Card Issuers

After a successful quarter for card issuers, Mastercard Inc cautioned that runaway inflation was sapping lower-income clients’ spending. Consumers throughout the world have begun to break in the face of decades-high pricing pressures, with purchases at shops such as Walmart migrating away from big-ticket items and toward necessities like food. “In the U.S., what you…

Sony Reduces Its Earnings Prediction As Gaming Performance Deteriorates

Sony Group Corp of Japan cut its full-year profit prediction on Friday due to a weaker-than-expected performance at its major gaming sector, which reported a significant decline in first-quarter operating profit as customer interest in gaming dropped. Sony’s game business had a 37 per cent drop in profit from the previous year’s April to June…

Amazon Predicts Strong Consumer Demand, As Its Stock Rises 13%

Amazon.com Inc said it expects third-quarter revenue to increase as the business collects higher fees from Prime loyalty subscriptions and consumer demand remains strong despite rising inflation. Shares of the world’s largest online retailer gained 13% in after-hours trading, boosting its market capitalization by more than $150 billion. Amazon, like much of the retail business,…

China Has Indicated That It May Fall Short Of Its Economic Growth Target

As Covid restrictions weigh on the world’s second largest economy, China has indicated that it may miss its annual economic growth objective. The Politburo, the ruling Communist Party’s top policy-making body, stated on Thursday that it seeks to keep growth within “a sustainable range.” It made no mention of the previously defined official growth target…

Puma Enhances Its Full-Year Revenue Forecast Following A Strong Second Quarter

Puma, a German sportswear company, posted higher-than-expected second-quarter results on Wednesday, citing “extremely robust growth” throughout its product line, and boosted its revenue forecast for the full year 2022. Earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) increased by 34.4 per cent year on year to 146 million euros ($148.06 million), exceeding analysts’ average projection of 128.94…

Coca-Cola Ups Its Revenue Projection As Soda Demand Compensates Price Increases

Coca-Cola Co raised its full-year revenue projection, boosted by buoyant demand for sugary sodas in the face of price rises to offset higher expenses. According to the company, global sales volumes increased by 8% in the second quarter, driven by growth in both developed and emerging regions, while average selling prices jumped by roughly 12…

Crisis-Hit Chinese Property Behemoth Evergrande Faces A Deadline When Its Executives Resign

Following the departure of two executives, embattled Chinese real estate company Evergrande is set to submit a preliminary reorganisation plan this week. The company’s CEO and CFO have resigned, according to the company, after an internal investigation revealed that they misappropriated approximately $2 billion in loans. Evergrande has more than $300 billion in liabilities and…