Rivian shares leap in market debut, topping value of Ford, GM

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New York (AFP) – Electric truck maker Rivian soared in its Wall Street debut on Wednesday, making the company worth more than traditional automakers Ford and General Motors. Shares in the company backed by Amazon and Ford leapt as high as 50 percent in its first day of trading, taking Rivian’s market capitalization to more than $100 billion, if stock options and other convertible shares are taken into account — well above Detroit’s legacy manufacturers. The red-hot startup is taking advantage of investor enthusiasm for the electric vehicle sector, where star performer Tesla recently surpassed…

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Leverkusen outclass Leipzig to go third in Bundesliga

Published by DPA A slick performance and goals from Florian Wirtz, Moussa Diaby and Jeremie Frimpong saw Bayer Leverkusen outclass midtable RB Leipzig 3-1 on Sunday and move into the top three of the Bundesliga. Last season’s runners-up Leipzig were still missing goalkeeper Peter Gulacsi, defender Willi Orban and coach Jesse Marsch as part of

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Korean heavyweight Kang Ji Won challenges ‘old’ Brandon Vera

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France has Qualified for the 2022 World Cup

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EU providing P47 million in humanitarian aid to Philippines

Published by Philippine Star Pia Lee Brago – The Philippine Star October 18, 2021 | 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — The European Union is allocating P47 million (€800,000) in humanitarian aid funding for the Philippines to respond to the rapid increase in COVID-19 cases in recent months. The assistance will benefit 70,000 people in far-flung areas

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