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If Terry Gou had taken his planned stake in Sharp last year, he’d be only a sixth in the red following a trebling of its shares in six months. Still, he did not and anyway, it would not have helped Hon Hai Precision, the company he founded that trades under the name Foxconn. Results released this week were weak and now Apple, its biggest customer, is flirting with rivals. Has the high point for Hon Hai passed?

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