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CNBC's Deirdre Wang Morris reports on the latest piece of evidence that the Chinese telecom may have struck an iPhone distribution deal.
Dec 3- China Mobile Ltd, the world's largest mobile phone carrier, has quietly begun taking pre-orders for Apple Inc's iPhones, according to a report on Fortune.com.
This company just hit "the trinity" of tech plays, CNBC's Jim Cramer said Tuesday.
The rally is still in an uptrend, but it's looking tired. Then again, it's been looking tired for more than a week.
Dec 3- China Mobile Ltd, the world's largest mobile phone carrier, has quietly begun taking pre-orders for Apple Inc's iPhones, according to a report on Fortune.com. China is critical to Apple's growth prospects, being its biggest market after the United States.
*Tencent breaks into China top three in WPP survey. BEIJING, Dec 3- Internet services company Tencent Holdings Ltd has grown so rapidly it's now China's most valuable listed technology brand, with a value even closing in on that of Wal-Mart Stores Inc, a report published on Tuesday shows.
MSCI indexes for Japan, Germany, France and Spain, for instance, trade at 14 times earnings, compared with 15 for the Standard& Poor's 500; Britain is cheaper, at 13 times earnings, and MSCI's broad-based index of emerging markets is cheaper still, with a price-earnings ratio of 11..
*Chinese regulator not saying why Qualcomm being investigated. *Qualcomm would be big gainer through royalties. Nov 26- China's anti-trust investigation into Qualcomm, the world's biggest smartphone chip maker, is likely tied to the impending $16 billion rollout of commercial fourth-generation services by China's big telecoms carriers.
*Chinese regulator not saying why Qualcomm investigated. Nov 25- Qualcomm Inc said on Monday it faces an antitrust probe in China, sending its shares lower as investors worried the investigation could hurt the chipmaker's business in the fast-growing smartphone market.
*China key growth market for Qualcomm. Nov 25- Qualcomm Inc said China's price regulator has started an investigation of the mobile chipmaker under the Chinese Anti-Monopoly Law, sending the U.S. company's shares down 2.6 percent.
The "Fast Money" traders share their final trades of the day.
Carson Block, foundeder of Muddy Waters, challenged his latest target, Chinese mobile security software company NQ Mobile, to sue him in the U.S.
HONG KONG, Oct 31- For all the grand talk of far-reaching reforms when China's leadership meets early next month, foreign investors have refused to become carried away, with most choosing to shun the country's mammoth state-owned enterprises. But investors harbour doubts over how far China's leaders will go to shake up SOEs in desperate need of reform.
BEIJING, Oct 30- China Mobile has put an advert for the faster 4 G mobile network on its website, raising expectations that a long-awaited distribution deal between the world's largest mobile carrier and Apple Inc may be announced as early as next week.
Oct 29- Apple Inc's shares rose slightly on Tuesday after the iPhone maker clarified its margin outlook by saying it would defer $900 million of revenue during the key Christmas holiday period, prompting analysts to raise price targets on the stock.
As Apple's revenue growth in the Americas and Europe flatlined during the July-September quarter, Japan proved to be a bright spot for the company.
China Mobile Ltd, which has the most subscribers in the world, is investing billions of dollars to upgrade its infrastructure so clients can enjoy speedier Internet and data access once the government awards 4 G telecom licences before the end of the year.
Oct 28- Apple Inc's iPhone sales and revenue forecasts, due to be released on Monday, may offer clues as to whether its low-cost 5 C model missed the mark or whether the world's largest tech company can continue its run of smash-hit gadgets. Apple will be reporting results just a week after taking the wraps off an incrementally improved iPad Air.
Oct 27- Apple Inc's iPhone sales and revenue forecasts, due to be released on Monday, may offer clues as to whether its low-cost 5 C model missed the mark or whether the world's largest tech company can continue its run of smash-hit gadgets. Apple will be reporting results just a week after taking the wraps off an incrementally improved iPad Air.
HONG KONG, Oct 22- Hong Kong shares slipped on Tuesday from their highest levels in a month, led down by China Mobile after its disappointing third quarterly results kicked off a reporting season for blue chip companies. The Hang Seng Index, which closed on Monday at its highest since Sept. 19, fell 0.5 percent to 23,316 points.