Ant’s IPO pushes CICC to No 2 in global league tables for new listings

China International Capital Corporation (CICC) 3908.HK601995.SS has broken into the world’s top two investment banks for new listings for the first time since the global financial crisis due to its role leading in fintech giant Ant Group’s 6688.HK688688.SS mega float, Dealogic figures show. League tables published on Monday distributing credit for the Ant deal has […]

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Microsoft Teams skyrockets in popularity, reaching 115 million daily active users

That’s an astounding figure, and it’s one many communication services never achieve — or at least achieve over a much longer period. Obviously, we can’t attribute the entirety of that number to Microsoft’s hard work alone: mandatory work-from-home policies resulting from Covid-19’s spread are undoubtedly a major growth factor here. Regardless, whether this success was […]

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Children with asymptomatic brain bleeds as newborns show normal brain development at age 2

In 2007, UNC researchers published unexpected and surprising results from a study based on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of newborn brains. Twenty-six percent of the newborns in the study were found to have asymptomatic subdural hemorrhages, or bleeding in and around the brain. It was an unexpected finding because subdural hemorrhage had been considered unusual […]

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Potential stock winners and losers from Tuesday’s U.S. election

Tuesday’s presidential election between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden could have dramatic effects on various stocks and sectors, and investors have spent months trying to identify potential winners and losers. A group of stocks seen benefiting from Biden’s Democratic policies has outperformed those seen benefiting from Republican Trump. Over a two-month […]

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