The Shanghai composite index has tumbled in recent weeks as investors panic over China's slowing economy. Greece's austerity referendum, expected Sunday, was also in focus across Asia and Europe.
U.S. job growth slowed in June and Americans left the labour force in droves, tempering expectations for a September interest rate hike from the Federal Reserve.
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil prices dropped on Friday as a rising U.S. rig count stoked fears of oversupply and after Chinese regulators opened an investigation into suspected stock market manipulation.
A gusher of Obamacare money is fueling a merger frenzy in U.S. healthcare. The latest jolt came Thursday when Woodland Hills insurer Health Net Inc. agreed to be bought by Medicaid insurer Centene Corp.
(Updates with ETA for Hawaii landing). By Suzanne Roig. HONOLULU, July 2 (Reuters) - A Swiss man attempting to circumnavigate the globe with an aircraft powered only by the sun's energy has broken a world record for the longest non-stop solo flight ...