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  • Thursday, March, 2021| Today's Market | Current Time: 11:51:45
  • Electronic Arts Stock Shoots up by 1% Amid $2.4 Billion Acquisition of Glu Mobile

    eSports giant Electronic Arts had a successful 2020 thanks to soaring demand for gaming. Its stock rose from $110 prior to the pandemic to over $140 by the end of the year. As of March 4, 2021, it was trading at $130.50, up by 21.94% over the trailing year. According to Electronic Arts’ estimates, the […]

    Airbnb Stock Up By 23% in 2021, Trading at More Than Two Times its IPO Price

    Since the company’s IPO in December 2020, Airbnb’s share price has rallied remarkably. It is trading at $177.90 per share as of March 4, 2021, marking a 22.77% increase year-to-date (YTD). The figure was more than 2.5 times its IPO price of $68 per share. Based on data from Tourism Economics, travel spending in the […]

    Top Six Smartphone Brands to Account for 85% of Global Market in 2021

    Due to the impact of the pandemic, global smartphone production plummeted significantly in 2020. According to the research data analyzed and published by Comprar Acciones, there was an 11% decline, sending total output to 1.25 billion units during the year. The figure is projected to increase by 9% in 2021 to 1.36 billion. Based on […]

    US Consumer Spending on Video Games Jumped by 42% to $4.7 Billion in January 2021

    On a global scale, there was a 15% increase in digital games revenue in January 2021, pushing the total to $11.6 billion. In the US, gaming revenue rose to an impressive high during the month thanks to the new generation of consoles. According to the research data analyzed and published by Safe Betting Sites, US […]

    NFT trading volume hits over $400M in 30 days with average 17k daily active traders

    Data researched by Trading Platforms UK indicates that non-fungible tokens (NFT) trading volume on the five most popular NFT marketplaces over the last 30 days has hit $419.92 million. The highest daily trading volume was on February 22, 2021, at $64.20 million. Elsewhere, over the same period, the NFT marketplace registered an average of 17,766 […]

    WeChat Most Popular App in China – A Breakdown Of The Most Popular Apps in China Per Category

    The use of the mobile phone to access the internet has grown tremendously in China over the last decade. The penetration rate of mobile internet users in China was at an all-time high in 2020, making the apps marketplace one of the most competitive in the world. Data presented by TradingPlatforms.com breaks down the leading […]

    PayPal Is The Largest Non-bank Lender With Over $54B In Total Assets

    Non-bank lenders have become a popular alternative to traditional banks when it comes to acquiring loans. According to data presented by TradingPlatforms.com, PayPal is the largest non-bank lender in the world with $54.27B in total assets. Non-Bank Lenders Become Popular, PayPal is Largest with $54B in Total Assets Many small businesses around the world rely […]

    Desktop PC Sales to Continue Falling, Entire Market to hit $57.5B Value this Year

    After years of steady decline, global PC sales finally saw big growth in 2020. Still, there were significant differences in demand for notebooks and desktop PCs. According to data presented by Finaria.it, global desktop PC sales generated $58.4bn in revenue in 2020 or just 0.8% more than in 2019. However, this figure is expected to […]

    Global IT Spending to Jump by $228B and hit $3.92T in 2021

    The COVID-19 crisis forced companies and organizations across the globe to speed up the digitalization of their business, as remote working and distance learning became the new normal amid the ongoing lockdown. The surge in the use of digital solutions and services abated the pandemic’s negative effect on IT spending, which still dropped to just […]

    Cryptocurrency theft global value rise 38% with $513 million stolen in 2020

    Data researched by Trading Platforms UK indicates that the value of cryptocurrency hacks and thefts between 2019 and 2020 increased by 38.38% from $370.7 million to $513 million. Over the last five years, the value was highest in 2018 at $950 million, an increase of  257.14% from $266 million in 2017. The analysis further highlights […]