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Asia stocks edge up on optimism over global growth, dollar soft

Asia stocks edge up on optimism over global growth, dollar soft

Published 26/06/2017

FILE PHOTO: Passersby walk past in front of stock quotation board outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, September 29, 2015. REUTERS/Issei Kato

Asian shares edged up on Monday on optimism for global growth, while the dollar was on the defensive as a subdued U.S. inflation outlook capped U.S. bond yields and raised questions about the Federal Reserve's plans to tighten policy.

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Oil rises one percent on weaker dollar, but U.S. drilling drags

Oil rises one percent on weaker dollar, but U.S. drilling drags

Published 26/06/2017

An oil rig drilling a well at sunrise, owned by Parsley Energy Inc. near Midland, Texas, U.S., May 3, 2017. Picture taken May 3, 2017. REUTERS/Ernest Scheyder

Oil prices rose 1 percent early on Monday on a weaker dollar, but an increase in U.S. drilling activity stoked worries that a global supply glut will persist despite an OPEC-led effort to curb output.

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Trump, Modi seek rapport despite friction on trade, immigration

Trump, Modi seek rapport despite friction on trade, immigration

Published 26/06/2017

FILE PHOTO: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi gestures during a session of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF), Russia, June 2, 2017. REUTERS/Mikhail Metzel/TASS/Host Photo Agency/Pool/File Photo

U.S. President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold their first face-to-face meeting in Washington on Monday, seeking to boost U.S.-Indian relations despite differences over trade, the Paris climate accord and immigration.

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Loeb`s Third Point targets `staid` Nestle for change

Loeb`s Third Point targets `staid` Nestle for change

Published 26/06/2017

A Kitkat chocolate bar is pictured in the supermarket of Nestle headquarters in Vevey, Switzerland, February 16, 2017. REUTERS/Pierre Albouy

Activist investor Daniel Loeb's Third Point LLC on Sunday unveiled a stake of more than 1 percent in Switzerland's Nestle SA (NESN.S) and urged the world's largest packaged foods maker to improve its margins, buy back stock and shed non-core businesses.

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New Zealand pedal their way to brink of America`s Cup glory

New Zealand pedal their way to brink of America`s Cup glory

Published 26/06/2017

Sailing - America's Cup finals - Hamilton, Bermuda - June 25, 2017 - Team Emirates New Zealand speeds towards the finish line to win race eight over Oracle Team USA in America's Cup finals . REUTERS/Mike Segar

Emirates Team New Zealand will take to Bermuda's Great Sound on Monday with a mission, to finally wipe out the hurt inflicted on the sports-mad country by Oracle Team USA in the America's Cup.

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Wimbledon most open for a decade, says contender Lopez

Wimbledon most open for a decade, says contender Lopez

Published 26/06/2017

Tennis - Aegon Championships - Queen’s Club, London, Britain - June 25, 2017 Spain's Feliciano Lopez celebrates by kissing the trophy after winning the final against Croatia's Marin Cilic Action Images via Reuters/Tony O'Brien

This year's men's singles at Wimbledon promises to be the most open for a decade, according to Spanish veteran Feliciano Lopez, who is quietly fancying his own chances of a deep run.

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Federer wielding SABR with devastating effect

Federer wielding SABR with devastating effect

Published 26/06/2017

FILE PHOTO: Apr 2, 2017- Key Biscayne, FL, USA- Roger Federer of Switzerland hits a backhand against Rafael Nadal of Spain (not pictured) in the men's singles championship of the 2017 Miami Open at Crandon Park Tennis Center. Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

What started as a bit of fun may just have led to a masterstroke.

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New Zealand reach match point against U.S. in America`s Cup

New Zealand reach match point against U.S. in America`s Cup

Published 25/06/2017

Sailing - America's Cup finals - Hamilton, Bermuda - June 25, 2017 - Emirates Team New Zealand speeds towards the finish line to win race eight over Oracle Team USA in America's Cup finals . REUTERS/Mike Segar

New Zealand flew to the edge of America's Cup victory over the U.S. on Sunday, going 6-1 ahead in the first-to-seven final and setting themselves up to exorcise the ghost of losing in San Francisco in 2013.

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Germany`s Merck gets EU backing for oral MS drug

Germany`s Merck gets EU backing for oral MS drug

Published 24/06/2017

remitting form of MS.)

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Hitting cardiovascular health targets can help elderly live longer

Hitting cardiovascular health targets can help elderly live longer

Published 23/06/2017

By Will Boggs MD(Reuters Health) - Meeting some or all of the American Heart Association’s seven ideal cardiovascular health goals is associated with

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