Dozens of health insurers selling plans under ObamaCare have requested hefty premium increases for 2016, according to preliminary information published Monday by the White House.
Intel Corp (INTC.O) agreed to buy Altera Corp (ALTR.O) for $16.7 billion as the world's biggest chipmaker seeks to make up for slowing demand from the PC industry by expanding its line-up of higher-margin chips used in data centres.
US stocks have drifted higher in quiet trading, ahead of a busy week of data. At the closing bell, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 30 points, or 0.2 per cent, to 18,040.
Eurozone consumer prices rose for the first time in six months during May, a significant victory for the European Central Bank in its campaign to avert a slide into deflation that could have derailed the currency area's fragile economic recovery.
June 2 Hong Kong stocks slipped on Tuesday, as investors waited for fresh mainland policies to guide money into the city's market and speculated on when the U.S.