(Updated with Alibaba, Baidu, JD.com and Weibo)
July 6 (Reuters) – Main stocks to watch Tuesday on Wall Street where index futures suggest a slight lower opening for the Dow Jones .DJI, Standard & Poor’s 500 .SPX but slightly higher for the Nasdaq .IXIC :
* DIDI DIDI.N fell 25% in pre-market trading as it approached its first session since the Chinese authorities suspended the application of the Chinese Uber, a few days after its listing on the New Stock Exchange York.
* ALIBABA BABA.N, BAIDU BIDU.O and JD.COM JD.O – These Chinese companies listed on Wall Street fell from 1% to 2.7% in pre-opening, in the wake of Didi.
* FULL TRUCK ALLIANCE YMM.N and KANZHUN BZ.O, two Chinese companies that made their debut on Wall Street last month, are also in the sights of Chinese authorities as part of a tightening of data security controls.
* WEIBO WB.O climbs 22% in pre-market trading on Tuesday after sources told Reuters its CEO Charles Chao was in talks with a public investor to lift the Chinese social media giant from listing .
* TWITTER TWTR.N no longer enjoys legal immunity on content published by its users in India because the American group is slow to appoint officials responsible for monitoring the compliance of published content.
* FACEBOOK FB.O, TWITTER and GOOGLE GOOGL.O have announced that they may stop offering their services in Hong Kong if a controversial privacy law comes into force.
* APOLLO GLOBAL MANAGEMENT APO.N – The American private equity group in turn entered the battle on Monday for the takeover of the British supermarket chain Morrisons MRW.L, saying it was considering an offer.
* WELBILT WBT.N – The Italian Ali Group improves its takeover offer of the equipment specialist for the food industry and the catering sector to 24 dollars a share in cash, against a previous offer at 23 dollars per ‘American Middleby MIDD.O.
* BROOKFIELD BUSINESS PARTNERS BBU.N and its institutional partners announced Monday that they will acquire US parts maker DexKo Global from private equity firm KPS Capital Partners for $ 3.4 billion.
* AMERICAN EXPRESS AXP.N gained 2.5% in pre-market trading after Goldman Sachs’ recommendation was raised from “neutral” to “buy”.
(Written by Kate Entringer, edited by Sophie Louet)