Why Apple Stock Jumped 1.5% On Tuesday While Markets Tumbled – Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) – Benzinga

Apple Inc AAPL shares jumped 1.5% on Tuesday after the Cupertino-based company said it would raise App Store prices in Europe.
"As early as October 5, 2022, prices of apps and in-app purchases (excluding auto-renewable subscriptions) on the App Store will increase in Chile, Egypt, Japan, Malaysia, Pakistan, Poland, South Korea, Sweden, Vietnam, and all territories that use the euro currency," Apple said in a blog post. 
In Vietnam, the price increase was due to new regulations relating to collecting tax from consumers. 
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Apple, which launched the new iPhone 14 earlier this month, has been focusing on its services business to help diversify its revenue streams. Apple's services business generated revenue of approximately $19.6 billion in the company's most recent quarter. 
Evercore ISI Group analyst Amit Daryanani also maintained Apple with an Outperform rating Tuesday and raised the price target to $190 from $185.

AAPL Price Action: Apple has a 52-week high of $182.94 and a 52-week low of $129.04.
The stock closed Tuesday up 1.57% at $156.90.
Photo: courtesy of Apple.
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