What's Next: July 6, 2017

US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump arrive at Warsaw military airport in Poland on July 5, 2017.
US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump arrive at Warsaw military airport in Poland on July 5, 2017. PHOTO: REUTERS

Trump to join Three Seas Initiative meet

United States President Donald Trump makes a whistle-stop trip to Warsaw today en route for the G-20 summit in neighbouring Germany. Mr Trump will attend the Three Seas Initiative summit - so named because several of its members surround the Adriatic, Baltic and Black seas. Among the aims of the Three Seas project is to expand regional energy infrastructure, including liquefied natural gas import terminals and gas pipelines.


750 will step up to raise funds

More than 750 people will participate in a step-up challenge today to get fit and raise money for charity. Over two hours, participants will hit stairs, trampolines and steppers to break a 200,000 step record. The event is the launch of the two-month-long 3M Step-Up Challenge @South East, which aims to gather 10 million steps through 30,000 participants.


More details on US Fed meeting

The United States Federal Reserve is releasing the minutes from its last meeting early today.

The minutes could reveal more about US central bank policy for the second half of the year. Market watchers will be looking for signs that the Fed is likely to raise interest rates again this year.

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