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The coronavirus outbreak continues to have a big impact on the global economy, and this includes the stock market. Many popular stocks have seen their share price rise and fall in 2020 as investors consider which stocks to buy and sell.

As more and more people are told to stay at home, video conferencing services such as Skype are likely to become more popular as a way for people to connect with friends, family and colleagues. Skype Technologies is a telecommunications company specialising in video chat, online voice calls and instant messaging.

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Can I buy Skype shares?

While you can't invest directly in Skype, you can buy Microsoft shares, which is the company that owns Skype. Microsoft is listed on the NASDAQ with stock code MSFT.US the current share price is $410.34 (25 minute delay).

Skype is owned by Microsoft (MSFT) a leading Software business based in the USA. It opened the day at $415.67, after a previous close of $411.65. During the day the price has varied from a low of $408.97 to a high of $415.86. The latest price was $410.34 (25 minute delay). Skype (MSFT) is listed on the NASDAQ and employs 221000 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollar.

Can I buy Skype shares?

While you can't invest directly in Skype, you can buy Microsoft shares, which is the company that owns Skype. Microsoft is listed on the NASDAQ with stock code MSFT.US the current share price is $410.34 (25 minute delay).

Skype is owned by Microsoft (MSFT) a leading Software business based in the USA. It opened the day at $415.67, after a previous close of $411.65. During the day the price has varied from a low of $408.97 to a high of $415.86. The latest price was $410.34 (25 minute delay). Skype (MSFT) is listed on the NASDAQ and employs 221000 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollar.

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  4. Search the platform for stock code: MSFT in this case.
  5. Research Skype (Microsoft) shares. The platform should provide the latest information available.
  6. Buy your Skype (Microsoft) shares. It's that simple.

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Information last updated 2024-02-21.
Open$415.67Previous close$411.65
High$415.86Change$-1.31
Low$408.97Change %-0.3182%
Close$410.34Timestamp2024-02-23
Volume15995423GMT offset0
IndustrySoftware - InfrastructureCurrency symbol$
CodeMSFTCountry nameUSA
TypeCommon StockCountry ISOUS
NameMicrosoft CorporationISINUS5949181045
ExchangeNASDAQCUSIP594918104
Currency codeUSDSectorTechnology
Currency nameUS DollarFull-time employees221000

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An overview of Microsoft the parent company of Skype

Microsoft Corporation develops and supports software, services, devices and solutions worldwide. The Productivity and Business Processes segment offers office, exchange, SharePoint, Microsoft Teams, office 365 Security and Compliance, Microsoft viva, and Microsoft 365 copilot; and office consumer services, such as Microsoft 365 consumer subscriptions, Office licensed on-premises, and other office services. This segment also provides LinkedIn; and dynamics business solutions, including Dynamics 365, a set of intelligent, cloud-based applications across ERP, CRM, power apps, and power automate; and on-premises ERP and CRM applications. The Intelligent Cloud segment offers server products and cloud services, such as azure and other cloud services; SQL and windows server, visual studio, system center, and related client access licenses, as well as nuance and GitHub; and enterprise services including enterprise support services, industry solutions, and nuance professional services. The More Personal Computing segment offers Windows, including windows OEM licensing and other non-volume licensing of the Windows operating system; Windows commercial comprising volume licensing of the Windows operating system, windows cloud services, and other Windows commercial offerings; patent licensing; and windows Internet of Things; and devices, such as surface, HoloLens, and PC accessories. Additionally, this segment provides gaming, which includes Xbox hardware and content, and first- and third-party content; Xbox game pass and other subscriptions, cloud gaming, advertising, third-party disc royalties, and other cloud services; and search and news advertising, which includes Bing, Microsoft News and Edge, and third-party affiliates. The company sells its products through OEMs, distributors, and resellers; and directly through digital marketplaces, online, and retail stores. The company was founded in 1975 and is headquartered in Redmond, Washington.

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