Confidence among South Korean businesses remain gloomy amid concerns about the expected interest rate hike in the US, an industry lobby group poll showed on Monday.
Heavy rain forced Rio 2016 organisers to cancel the Olympic BMX test event, just a day after the competitors declined to compete due to safety concerns.
The US dollar traded around the 120 yen range early Monday in Tokyo deals, slightly higher from its levels in New York last Friday.
The following are the leading English Premier League scorers after Sunday's matches, according to Xinhua news agency.
Tokyo stocks opened sharply higher on Monday as investor sentiment was boosted by gains in the US markets before the weekend and signs of progress in the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade negotiations.
At least 17 people died in flooding triggered by a powerful storm in France's Cote d'Azur, where the deluge has affected a dozen cities and caused extensive damage, officials said.
Former FIFA World Player of the Year Kaka has been recalled to Brazil's squad for their opening 2018 World Cup qualifiers, replacing injured Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho.
The following are the Portuguese soccer league standings after Sunday's matches (tabulated under matches played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against, points), according to Xinhua news agency.
English Premier League side Liverpool sacked manager Brendan Rodgers after they were held 1-1 by Everton in a Merseyside derby on Sunday.
The following are the English Premier League standings after Sunday's matches (tabulated under matches played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against, points), according to Xinhua news agency.