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Last week in media: Disney dominates; broadcasters ITV, ProSieben and Viacom update on streaming video services

Monday 13 May 2019 | 07:00 CET | News
Walt Disney once more dominated the news in the global media market. The Telecompaper Stock Index (TPSI) Global Consumer Media performed in line (-2.1%) with the S&P 500 index (-2.2%) in week 19. Other news was mostly earnings and streaming video related. ITV, Snap and McClathcy all lost 11 percent, whereas Sinclair Broadcast was the week's biggest winner with a gain of no less than 38 percent. This puts Sinclair easily on top in the year-to-date view, gaining 135 percent. Snap, winning 90 percent, nearly doubled from the end of 2018.

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Companies: 21st Century Fox / Alphabet / Apple / Axel Springer / BBC / Comcast / Disney / Electronic Arts / Google / Hulu / ITV / Modern Times Group / Netflix / ProSieben / Snap / Spotify / Viacom
Countries: World
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