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Analysts suggest the recent surge in GameStop’s stock price, up 1,500% in nine months, is mostly the result of a short squeeze bubble that will pop eventually (Kyle Orland/Ars Technica)

Kyle Orland / Ars Technica:Analysts suggest the recent surge in GameStop’s stock price, up 1,500% in nine months, is mostly the result of a short squeeze bubble that will pop eventually  —  New board members and a massive short squeeze cause stratospheric short-term growth.  —  Nine months ago, GameStop stock bottomed …


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InPost sets range on IPO that could reach €3.2bn

InPost, the Polish provider of postal lockers, has set a price range for its IPO on the Amsterdam stock exchange, valuing it at €8bn at the top.


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Google signs an agreement with French media creating a framework for payment for publisher content and has reached agreements with three major newspapers (Natasha Lomas/TechCrunch)

Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:Google signs an agreement with French media creating a framework for payment for publisher content and has reached agreements with three major newspapers  —  Google has reached an agreement with an association of French publishers over how it will be pay for reuse of snippets of their content.


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China’s RLX draws in $1.4bn from bigger US IPO

Chinese vape company RLX Technology raised $1.4bn from its US listing this week, pricing the deal above the marketed range after a huge turnout from investors.


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BYD nabs $3.6bn from new share placement

Chinese car manufacturer BYD has closed Hong Kong’s largest primary share placement in more than half a decade, raising HK$29.9bn ($3.86bn). The issuer tapped the market as the local benchmark Hang Seng Index hit a record high, getting strong demand from mainland investors. Jonathan Breen reports.


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Mphasis to set new record for LBO loan size from India

Asia’s loans bankers are salivating over the prospects of working on the largest ever leveraged buyout loan from India. Blackstone is looking to exit from IT services company Mphasis in a deal that has seen plenty of interest from other private equity firms. Pan Yue reports.


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Sources: Apple’s first headset, which will focus on VR gaming, video, and communication and have powerful processors, has faced several development hurdles (Mark Gurman/Bloomberg)

Mark Gurman / Bloomberg:Sources: Apple’s first headset, which will focus on VR gaming, video, and communication and have powerful processors, has faced several development hurdles  —  Apple Inc.’s first crack at a headset is designed to be a pricey, niche precursor to a more ambitious augmented reality product …


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Korea Southern Power adds to green market

Government-owned Korea Southern Power Co marketed a green bond to dollar buyers on Wednesday, netting $450m from the trade.


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Fosun goes offshore for $500m

Chinese conglomerate Fosun International went to the international debt market on Wednesday for a $500m deal.


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