In the age of digital supremacy, Generation Z has positioned itself as the vanguard of a fresh wave of consumer habits. Growing up amid smartphones, social media, and immediate connectivity, Gen Z isn't merely digitally adept — they're consummate shoppers.
TOKYO, Dec. 11, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: FCN) today announced the appointment of Go Matsumoto as a Senior Managing Director within the Corporate Finance & Restructuring segment in Tokyo. In addition, Eiji Michihiro joined the segment in Tokyo as a Senior Advisor.
Mortgage lending is expected to fall and arrears rise in the new year as pockets remain squeezed on the back of higher costs and interest, banking sector body UK Finance has said. Lending for purchases will likely sit at £120 billion next year, the group forecast, down on £130 billion in 2023.
DG Innovate PLC (LSE:DGI)'s stock soared by 129% following the announcement of a board restructuring and the appointment of three new directors, all former Tesla execs. Joining the reshaped team are Peter Bardenfleth-Hansen as CEO, Christian Eidem and Jochen Rudat as executive directors, The electric mobility and energy storage company also said it had secured £2.4 million in new funding through convertible notes fundraising.
BJ's Wholesale Club trades at a discount compared to Costco, attracting investors seeking a bargain. While BJ's and Costco have similarities in their business models, they are far from being comparable. Costco maintains a higher expansion pace, with steady margins and efficiency, and best-in-class brand image for value proposition.
UAW agreements with Detroit's Big Three were ratified in a vote by union members. GM announced an accelerated $10 billion buyback (~20% of the company's capitalization) and increased its dividend by 33% next year. General Motors remains committed to the idea of transitioning to EVs and plans to release some new SUVs in the coming quarters.
NMI Holdings has reported a strong operating cash flow of $116 million for Q3, representing a 17% cash return on the current stock price. The company's success can be attributed to active marketing, conservative underwriting, and careful expense management. Future drivers for cash EPS growth include mortgage debt growth, stable to improving pricing, potential market share expansion, greater investment income, and share repurchases.
Apollo Clean Transition Equity ELTIF to provide European investors greater access to clean transition investments across private markets
GSK PLC (LSE:GSK, NYSE:GSK) said the European Commission had granted marketing authorization for Jemperli (dostarlimab) in combination with chemotherapy for the treatment of advanced or recurrent endometrial cancer. This approval positions Jemperli as the first frontline immuno-oncology treatment in the European Union specifically for patients with mismatch repair deficient (dMMR)/microsatellite instability-high (MSI-H) primary advanced or recurrent endometrial cancer.
Avista is a utility company that operates in the electric and natural gas sector, with a focus on renewable energy. The company has shown steady revenue and earnings growth over the past decade, with a 20-year streak of annual dividend increases. Avista is attractively valued with a P/E ratio of 15.3 and offers a 5.2% dividend yield, making it a solid investment opportunity.
Agreement Expands Partnership Between Cosmo Pharmaceuticals and Medtronic, Set to Transform Endoscopy with Cutting-Edge AI Technology Ad hoc announcement pursuant to Art. 53 LR Dublin, Ireland--(Newsfile Corp. - December 11, 2023) - Cosmo Pharmaceuticals (SIX: COPN) (XETRA: C43) (“Cosmo”) announces that its subsidiary Cosmo Intelligent Medical Devices has entered into a definitive agreement to expand its partnership with Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT), a global leader in healthcare technology.
New Study Finds Significant Correlation Between Masimo ORi™ and Arterial Partial Pressure of Oxygen During One-Lung Ventilation — NeutralMASI Business Wire — December 11, 2023
NEUCHATEL, Switzerland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In the largest study of Masimo ORi™ to date, researchers found a significant correlation between ORi and PaO2 during one-lung ventilation.
SHELL PLC THIRD QUARTER 2023 EURO AND GBP EQUIVALENT DIVIDEND PAYMENTS December 11, 2023 The Board of Shell plc today announced the pounds sterling and euro equivalent dividend payments in respect of the third quarter 2023 interim dividend, which was announced on November 2, 2023 at US$0.331 per ordinary share. Shareholders have been able to elect to receive their dividends in US dollars, euros or pounds sterling.
The oil major plans to increase its overall low-carbon investments to $20 billion through 2027.
Purchase of own shares LONDON, UK / ACCESSWIRE / December 11, 2023 / The Company announces that on 08 December 2023 it purchased the following number of its ordinary shares of 20340/399 pence each through Goldman Sachs International ("GSI") on the London Stock Exchange in accordance with the authority granted by shareholders at the Company's Annual General Meeting on 5 May 2023 (the "Purchase"). The Purchase was effected pursuant to instructions issued by the Company on 21 February 2023, as announced on 21 February 2023 Date of purchase: 08 December 2023 Aggregate number of ordinary shares purchased: 78 Lowest price …
Caledonia Mining Corporation Plc: Notification of relevant change to significant shareholder — NeutralCMCL GlobeNewsWire — December 11, 2023
ST HELIER, Jersey, Dec. 11, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Caledonia Mining Corporation Plc ("Caledonia" or the "Company") (NYSE AMERICAN: CMCL; AIM: CMCL; VFEX: CMCL) announces that it received notification on December 8, 2023 from BlackRock, Inc. that on December 7, 2023 it had crossed a threshold for notification of a relevant change (as defined by the AIM Rules for Companies).
UMC Recognized for ESG Strength With DJSI World & Emerging Markets Index and MSCI-ESG AA Rating — NeutralUMC Business Wire — December 11, 2023
HSINCHU, Taiwan--(BUSINESS WIRE)--United Microelectronics Corporation (NYSE: UMC; TWSE: 2303) (“UMC”), a leading global semiconductor wafer foundry, today announced its 16th consecutive year of being included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) and achieved the top ranking among its semiconductor foundry peers in the DJSI for multiple years, marking a significant benchmark for corporate sustainability performance. Meanwhile, UMC maintained its position as a constituent stock of the D.
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