Hot Off The Wires - 28th January 2021
Record iPhone sales in the run-up to Christmas enabled Apple to report the most profitable quarter in its history; revenue was up 21% to $111.4 billion in the final three months of 2020.
Tesla made $721 million in 2020, with $270 million generated in the last three months of the year thanks to “substantial growth” in deliveries.
AT&T posted a $13.9 billion loss in the fourth quarter, as the telecoms group and owner of Warner Bros and HBO warned that Covid-19 had continued to have an impact.
“Complacent” financial markets buoyed by the rollout of Covid vaccines are at risk of a sudden collapse, the International Monetary Fund has warned.
Richard Branson’s “blank cheque” investment company VG Acquisition Corp is closing in on its first deal by masterminding the $4 billion float of 23andMe, a genetics firm.
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