TOKYO/SINGAPORE Asian shares recovered from a wobbly start on Tuesday, but remained on track for a monthly loss, while the dollar edged away from recent peaks scaled on expectations the U.S.
The former chief executive of Zurich Insurance has committed suicide, the company said on Monday, less than three years after the company's chief financial officer also took his own life.
VIENNA: A recovery in the oil price to around $50 has eased pressure on OPEC to turn down the taps when it gathers in Vienna on Thursday for its first meeting with the powerful Saudi crown prince's new oil minister.
Jacob Rothschild's informal approach to take over Alliance Trust marks yet another twist in the tale for one of the UK's oldest and largest investment trusts, which has been beset with problems over the past five years.
Britain's biggest budget airline, Easyjet, has introduced a 30 minute cut-off point to stop customers rushing through security at the last minute to board their flight.