Tag Archives: June

UK factory activity grows in September at fastest rate since June 2014 – PMI

British factory activity grew at the fastest rate in more than two years last month, boosted by a surge in export orders after sterling slumped following June’s referendum vote to leave the European Union, a survey showed on Monday. The Markit/CIPS Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) for the manufacturing sector reached its highest level since June 2014 in September,… Read More »

FTSE poised for biggest drop since June

UK shares fell at the open, set for their biggest drop since June 27 as stocks and bonds were sold off across the world on nervousness about central bank policies. Equities dropped as bond yields rose in the U.S. and Asia on the back of a possible September U.S. rate hike and questions about whether central banks had… Read More »

Microsoft only sold around 1.2 million Lumia phones in the April to June quarter

Although Microsoft hasn’t revealed how many Lumia smartphones it sold in the second quarter of this year through its regular quarterly financial results, the company has an SEC filing out today that clears that up. In the document, Microsoft mentions that in its fiscal year 2016 (which started on July 1, 2015, and ended on June 30 this… Read More »

Asus Zenfone 3 smartphones to be unveiled in June, says Asus CEO

Asus will launch its Zenfone 3 range of smartphones in June, according to the company’s CEO, Jerry Shen. As per a report by DigiTimes, Shen also said that the Zenfone 3 smartphones will be targeted at the mid-range segment of the market. While he did not reveal any hardware specifications of the upcoming devices, he did say that… Read More »