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VMware shares decline 11% amid China’s potential delay in Broadcom agreement

VMware Shares Plummet Amidst Uncertainty Surrounding Broadcom Deal

VMware (NYSE:) shares took a nosedive, plunging 11.6% during early Tuesday trade. Speculation has been rife regarding the outcome of China’s review of the company’s blockbuster sale to Broadcom (NASDAQ:).

China’s Regulatory Review Puts Deal in Question

Investors were left on edge as rumors swirled about the potential implications of China’s regulatory review on VMware’s deal with Broadcom. The uncertainty surrounding this high-stakes transaction has sent shockwaves through the market.

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In a ripple effect, Broadcom’s shares also felt the impact, declining more than 3%. The market reacted swiftly to the news, revealing the interconnectedness of these two technology giants.

Extended Review Period Looms

While there don’t appear to be any issues with the proposed remedy, the China regulator may require additional time to complete its review. This extended review period has raised concerns among investors, who eagerly await a final decision.

U.S. Government’s Decision Adds to Uncertainty

Adding to the complexity, the deal could also be impacted by the U.S. government’s recent decision to further restrict the sale of Nvidia’s (NASDAQ:) high-end chips designed specifically for the Chinese market. This unexpected turn of events has created an additional layer of uncertainty for both companies involved.

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In a market that thrives on stability and predictability, the VMware-Broadcom deal has introduced a significant level of uncertainty. Investors are now bracing themselves for a rollercoaster ride as they await the outcome of China’s regulatory review and the subsequent decisions that may follow.

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