By Dave Sebastian

 

--Shares of Pinterest Inc. rose about 12% to $62.23 after Bloomberg reported that PayPal Holdings Inc. is exploring a purchase of the social-media company.

--PayPal recently approached Pinterest for the potential transaction, Bloomberg reported Wednesday, citing unnamed sources.

--PayPal shares fell about 3.6% to $261.85.

 

Write to Dave Sebastian at dave.sebastian@wsj.com

 

(END) Dow Jones Newswires

October 20, 2021 12:02 ET (16:02 GMT)

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