Apple

Ticker AAPL

Today's data summary

Market open
% change
+0.26%
Price US dollars
186.18
Change
+0.49
As of 15:29 20 Jun 2018
Market cap. US dollars
914,486.00 million
As of 15:29 20 Jun 2018

Latest updates

BreakingApple signs Oprah

Oprah Winfrey
Reuters

Apple says it has signed Oprah Winfrey, the US chat show queen, to a multi-year deal as part of the iPhone maker's push into original entertainment.

"Together, Winfrey and Apple will create original programs that embrace her incomparable ability to connect with audiences around the world," Apple said.

Apple 'cutting orders for iPhone parts'

iPhone
Reuters

Shares in companies that supply products to Apple have fallen after the Nikkei Asian Review reported that the tech giant had asked for fewer parts for iPhones in the second half of 2018.

The newspaper said Apple had asked for about 20% fewer components from its supply chain for the phones.

It also reported that Apple expected 80 million shipments of iPhones to be launched this year, less than the 100 million shipments planned a year earlier.

Among Apple's European chip suppliers, shares in AMS fell 6% and Dialog Semiconductor dropped 4%.

Nasdaq closes at record high

The tech based Nasdaq has closed at a record high.

The Dow Jones rose 178.48 points, or 0.72%, to 24,813.69, the S&P 500 added 12.27 points, or 0.45 %, to 2,746.89 and the Nasdaq put on 52.13 points, or 0.69%, to close at 7,606.46.

Apple, Amazon, Microsoft and Netflix also closed at record highs.

Apple jams Facebook's tracking tools
Apple will attempt to frustrate tools deployed by Facebook to automatically track web users.