Global smartphone sales rebound after a 2-year slump: Counterpoint

Apple CEO Tim Cook holds up a new iPhone 15 Pro during an Apple event on September 12, 2023 in Cupertino, California. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images Global smartphone sales rose in October after declining for 27 straight months on a year-on-year basis, led by a recovery in emerging markets, data from Counterpoint Research showed. … Read more

Hong Kong’s IPO market is still in a slump despite an expected rebound

Hong Kong Street Scene, Mongkok District with busses Nikada | E+ | Getty Images Hong Kong’s initial public listing market remains in a slump, even as analysts predicted a market rebound in the second half of the year. “The Hong Kong market has not recovered as much as we would like,” Irene Chu, partner at … Read more

Meta’s advertising rebound gets huge assist from China despite ban

A Facebook sign is seen at the second China International Import Expo (CIIE) in Shanghai, China November 6, 2019. Aly Song | Reuters Meta may be banned from operating in China, but the company is finding plenty of growth coming from the world’s second-biggest economy. In its third-quarter earnings report on Wednesday, Meta said sales … Read more

PVL: Eager to rebound, Sisi Rondina helps deliver Choco Mucho’s first win

Sisi Rondina and the Choco Mucho Flying Titans. –MARLO CUETO/ MANILA, Philippines — Sisi Rondina made sure to bounce back from their tough loss to sister team Creamline as she poured in 21 points to carry Choco Mucho to the win column of the 2023 Premier Volleyball League (PVL) All-Filipino Conference. Rondina dropped 17 attacks, … Read more