Day: June 7, 2019

PersonalFinance

UBS looks to Sumitomo Mitsui tie-up to crack Japanese wealth

ZURICH/TOKYO (Reuters) – UBS signed a joint venture deal with Sumitomo Mitsui Trust on Friday, aiming to crack a Japanese wealth management market where it has struggled to grow over the last 15 years. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Swiss bank UBS at the company’s headquarters in Zurich February 10, 2015. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann The deal, […]

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WTA ‘extremely disappointed’ by French Open semi scheduling

PARIS (Reuters) – Women’s Tennis Association boss Steve Simon has criticized French Open organizers for scheduling both of the women’s semi-finals away from center court. Tennis – French Open – Roland Garros, Paris, France – May 26, 2019 General view of Court Simonne-Mathieu during the first round match between Spain’s Garbine Muguruza and Taylor Townsend […]

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Australia’s women soccer players to get same base pay as men

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Australia’s professional women soccer players will be given the same base pay as men in a one-year extension to a collective bargaining agreement. Soccer Football – Japan v Australia – Tournament of Nations Soccer 2017 – Qualcomm Stadium, San Diego, California – July 30, 2017. Australia’s Sam Kerr (20) is congratulated by […]

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NHL: Blues on verge of maiden Stanley Cup after blanking Bruins

(Reuters) – The St. Louis Blues moved one win away from their first Stanley Cup triumph after a controversial 2-1 win over the Boston Bruins on Thursday gave them a 3-2 lead in the National Hockey League’s best-of-seven championship. Jun 6, 2019; Boston, MA, USA; St. Louis Blues left wing David Perron (57) celebrates with […]

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Factbox: Roger Federer v Rafael Nadal

(Reuters) – A look at the records of Switzerland’s Roger Federer and Spain’s Rafael Nadal before their semi-final meeting at the French Open on Friday (prefix number denotes seeding): Tennis – French Open – Roland Garros, Paris, France – June 4, 2019. Switzerland’s Roger Federer reacts during his quarterfinal match against Switzerland’s Stanislas Wawrinka. REUTERS/Vincent […]

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Nadal expects Federer onslaught in semi-final

PARIS (Reuters) – Rafael Nadal is braced for an all-out assault from Roger Federer when the two great rivals meet at Roland Garros for the first time in eight years in Friday’s French Open semi-final. FILE PHOTO – Rafael Nadal of Spain shakes hands with Roger Federer of Switzerland after winning their men’s final at […]

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Soccer: Australia’s World Cup preparations soured by injuries

(Reuters) – Australia’s preparations for the women’s World Cup have been hit by a tournament-ending foot injury to central defender Laura Alleway and a hamstring strain to teenage striker Mary Fowler. 2016 Rio Olympics – Soccer – Quarterfinal – Women’s Football Tournament Quarterfinal – Mineirao – Belo Horizonte, Brazil – 12/08/2016. Beatriz (BRA) (L) of […]

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PersonalFinance

UBS, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust to establish joint venture for wealth management

ZURICH/TOKYO (Reuters) – Swiss lender UBS will sign a deal with Japan’s Sumitomo Mitsui Trust for a wealth management tie-up in Japan, with the two aiming to establish a new company by 2021, the Japanese bank said on Friday. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Swiss bank UBS at the company’s headquarters in Zurich February 10, […]

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NFL notebook: Wentz signs extension through 2024

The Philadelphia Eagles locked up franchise quarterback Carson Wentz on Thursday, with the sides agreeing to terms on a four-year contract extension through the 2024 season. FILE PHOTO – Jun 3, 2019; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz (11) passes the ball during minicamp at Novacare Complex. Mandatory Credit: Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports […]

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NFL notebook: Wentz signs extension through 2024

The Philadelphia Eagles locked up franchise quarterback Carson Wentz on Thursday, with the sides agreeing to terms on a four-year contract extension through the 2024 season. FILE PHOTO – Jun 3, 2019; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz (11) passes the ball during minicamp at Novacare Complex. Mandatory Credit: Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports […]

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