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How has the release of the iPhone 6S affected shares?

As with all new announcements by Apple, the launch of the iPhone 6s in September generated a great deal of hype among consumers. However, whether you have knowledge of spread betting and trading terms or not, the overall impact on the company’s share price offers us all an …

HTC drops off Taiwan stock index

Despite efforts to reshape and refocus, HTC has today fallen from the bottom of the TWSE 50 Index, which lists Taiwan’s 50 largest firms. The fact that this has happened could further damage the HTC share price, which has taken a beating recently following a big drop in …

HTC Buy back their own shares

Following some serious staff cut-backs and media reports announcing that the company was essentially worthless, HTC have announced that they are to buy their own shares. Now, this “share repurchase” might sound confusing but it basically means that the company is buying back its shares from the marketplace. …

HTC off-load remaining Beats shares

Well, we kinda knew it was on the cards, now it has indeed happened. HTC has sold the remaining shares in Beats Electronics. Bloomberg reports that the deal is expected to complete in the fourth quarter and will raise $265 million for the rather battered HTC. HTC originally …

Having a bad day?

Try being involved in Microsoft or Nokia right now. First Microsoft, who received lots of attention yesterday for all the wrong reasons. The Financial Times compared Windows 8 to “New Coke”…. Microsoft is preparing to reverse course over key elements of its new Windows 8 operating system, marking …

HTC share price tumbles again

Fast paced. Two words that sum up the mobile industry. HTC were, until fairly recently, riding high, but now share-price is heading to its lowest level for 7 years. Bloomberg are reporting that HTC dropped 7% to NT$219.50 after missing forecasts. Now analysts are starting to pitch in. …

Nokia losses continue, but shares are up

Nokia shares have risen today, despite the company announcing losses of nearly £800 million for just July, August and September. Sales were down 19% compared to the same period last year and show just how large a mountain Nokia have to climb with Windows Phone 8, which they …

Nokia share price takes a dive. The compartments are flooding.

What happened there exactly? Out came Nokia, all guns blazing, with two very respectable handsets. Earlier, they had spent the morning telling people to “#SWITCH” and that they were about to feast on Android… Breakfast in New York on a big day for us! Today we dine on …

ZTE Hit trouble – Profit warnings send shares tumbling

Shares in mobile-maker ZTE have fallen 17% following warnings that half-year profits could go down by a massive 80%. To make matters worse there’s rumours that 12,000 staff are to be pushed out the door, plus the FBI are investigating the sale of banned kit to Iran. ZTE …

RIM Reports operating loss, jobs to go

Overnight Research In Motion (RIM) announced “significant” job cuts and has warned it will make a loss in the latest quarter. Chief Exec, Thorsten Heins, stated that… The on-going competitive environment is impacting our business in the form of lower volumes and highly competitive pricing dynamics in the …

Nokia shares dive 16% after profit warnings

Competition in the mobile marketplace is hotting up. Already HTC have announced a drop in profits and now, in the space of one day, Nokia shares have fallen by over 16% in the last few hours. The dive comes after Nokia warned that their first quarter performance had …