Tuesday 14/05/24

In MACRO & COMMODITIES NEWS, the City gets excited about the UK, BHP gets its latest offer rejected and we look at why everyone's getting so hung up on copper. In TECH NEWS,Microsoft is to face EU competition charges, Hunt has $1tn tech dreams, Apollo and Intel consider building a chip plant in Ireland, Permira takes Squarespace private, OpenAI rolls out updates and SoftBank reports solid performance. In RETAIL NEWS, Temu's US growth slows, Walmart announces layoffs, GameStop booms again, Heathrow lays into the tourist tax and Asda aims to build a new "town centre". In MISCELLANEOUS NEWS, EVs emerge as the top company perk, superfans offer opportunity and housebuilding slows. AND FINALLY, I thought I'd bring you a mesmerising pancake...

 


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