Relax. BCE’s dividend is safe – and should continue to grow

Relax.  BCE’s dividend is safe – and should continue to grow

In a recent columnyou discussed why you added more BCE Inc. ECB-T shares to your model dividend portfolio. Could you comment on the ratio of dividends to net earnings? It looks to me from a quick calculation that their dividends exceed net earnings of late. Am I’m missing something in the accounting that explains this … Read more

Microsoft says UK influenced by Sony in probing Activision Blizzard deal

Microsoft says UK influenced by Sony in probing Activision Blizzard deal

LONDON, Oct 12 (Reuters) – Microsoft (MSFT.O) said Britain’s competition regulator had relied on objections from its rival Sony (6758.T) in referring its $69 billion Activision Blizzard deal to an in-depth inquiry, in particular “misplaced ‚Äúconcerns about ‘Call of Duty’. The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) said last month that the acquisition could harm competition … Read more

Apple to hike App Store prices in several countries from Oct

Apple to hike App Store prices in several countries from Oct

A man walks next to an advertisement for Apple’s new iPhone 11 Pro at the Apple Store in IFC, Central district, Hong Kong, China October 10, 2019, after Apple Inc on Wednesday removed an app that protestors in Hong Kong have used to track police movements from its app store. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha/File Photo Register now … Read more

Tilray expected to post a quarterly loss with market share losses in Canada and forex headwinds

Tilray expected to post a quarterly loss with market share losses in Canada and forex headwinds

Tilray Inc. is not expected to turn a profit in its fiscal fourth quarter when it delivers its latest results on Thursday, but analysts have at least held steady on their projected loss for the cannabis company. Wall Street analysts that follow Tilray TLRY, -3.55% TLRY, -4.13% expect the company to lose 8 cents a … Read more

UK watchdog closes online gaming probe as Sony, Nintendo make pledges

UK watchdog closes online gaming probe as Sony, Nintendo make pledges

April 13 (Reuters) – Britain’s competition regulator has secured pledges from Japan’s Sony (6758.T) and Nintendo (7974.T) over the subscription renewal rules for their online gaming services, bringing to an end a three-year probe into the sector . The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) had kicked off the investigation into Sony, Nintendo and Microsoft … Read more