Canadian teenager Denis Shapovalov shocked top seeded Rafael Nadal to reach the quarter-finals of the ATP Montreal Masters tournament, temporarily spoiling the Spaniard’s chances of returning to world number one.
With the dollar at 13-month lows, emerging stocks headed for a second straight week of gains yesterday and yields on emerging currency bonds hovered at their lowest in 2-1/2-years as the sector enjoyed buoyant fund inflows.
Mercedes-Benz widened its global luxury-car sales lead in the first half of the year, setting back BMW chief executive officer Harald Krueger’s effort to reclaim the segment’s top spot.
Can’t you just see the campaign button: “ZUCK for PREZ” Stranger things than Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg running for president have happened, including what happened last November.
Leading Middle East airline Emirates said Thursday its profits had plunged by 82.5% in its last fiscal year, blaming fierce competition, currency devaluations and US travel restrictions.
Often credited with turning Narendra Modi into a political brand and bringing arch-foes Lalu Prasad Yadav and Nitish Kumar together for the Grand Alliance in Bihar, the magic of master poll strategist Prashant Kishor appears to have faded for the Congress, which suffered a drubbing in Uttar Pradesh
For more than two decades, the oil market hung to Ali al-Naimi’s every word - whether he was taking a characteristic stroll at dawn on Vienna’s Ringstrasse, hurrying through a hotel lobby after a conference, or dodging throngs of reporters at an Opec meeting.