After a media report a day earlier raised the heavily-shorted company from a near-20-year bottom, Credit Suisse shares slumped on Thursday on rising skepticism over a buyout approach from US financial giant State Street (STT).
After Inside Paradeplatz reported on Wednesday that State Street was considering a takeover proposal, the firm indicated overnight that it was focusing on the upcoming takeover of Brown Brothers Harriman’s Investors Services subsidiary.
Credit Suisse’s stock fell further from its highs due to a lack of confirmation. They were down 1.7 percent, underperforming the European market, which was down 0.4 percent ahead of the European Central Bank’s policy meeting.
Because of little synergies and a number of concerns varying from capital costs to litigation, analysts believe a takeover is highly unlikely. The asset management business could be one area of possible interest for State Street.
The speculation comes after Credit Suisse issued its third quarterly profit warning in a row.
On Wednesday, Disney+ debuted its streaming service in the Middle East and North Africa, competing for a share of the market in a location where the demographic is young, but few people have used such services previously.
Chinese banking regulators have begun preliminary negotiations about reviving Ant Group Co’s initial public offering (IPO). Following Ma’s public comments that China’s financial and regulatory structure impeded innovation and needed to be overhauled to promote growth, the IPO was canceled.
Beijing has ordered Ant to undergo a major restructuring that will turn it into a financial holding company.
Tesla (TSLA) Inc’s Shanghai factory production is expected to drop by more than a third this quarter compared to the first quarter, as China’s zero-COVID lockdowns produced more production disruptions than Elon Musk had estimated.
Tesla’s stock has dropped over a third since the beginning of the year.
Musk has recently warned about the dangers of a recession. He warned the entire company that this would be a particularly challenging quarter because Shanghai’s COVID limitations posed a significant challenge, and the factory was just returning to full output.
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