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On Monday, the State Council, China's cabinet, said the country would adopt a more "vigorous" fiscal policy, while in an unexpected move, China's central bank lent 502 billion yuan ($74.36 billion) to financial institutions via its one-year medium-term lending facility (MLF), stepping up efforts to support lending as growth slowed.
TAC, an important metric in Google's ad business, crept up to 23% of ad revenue in Q2, up slightly from the 22% reported during the same period past year. This quarter, ads represented just 84 percent of Google's overall revenues . Daniel Ives of GBH Insights said in a research note that despite some regulatory concerns, "advertising and "bread and butter" search revenues were healthy and a good barometer of potential strength heading into the rest of 2018/2019".
Alphabet's $32.66 billion in second-quarter revenue, 86 percent of which came from Google's advertising business , beat an average estimate of $32.17 billion. Still, Alphabet's outlook remains tempered by cost concerns, Canaccord Genuity analyst Michael Graham said in a report this month. Adjusted earnings per share were $10.58, excluding the fine and the effects of other investments.