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Snap Stock Surges as Push to Ban TikTok Gains Steam in US Congress

  • Snapchat owner’s shares rallied most in a month on Monday
  • The stock has underperformed those of peers over the past year
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Snap Inc. shares soared on Monday as lawmaker efforts to ban TikTok appeared to be gaining traction in the US.

The Snapchat owner rose 9.5% after US Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Mark Warner told Fox News on Sunday that he plans to introduce a bill this week to allow the US to ban Chinese technology, including the social media service owned by ByteDance Ltd.