March 6, Wednesday, 2024

1. Nikki Haley has decided to drop out of the Republican presidential nomination race, according to multiple US media outlets. This leaves Donald Trump as the party’s presumptive nominee for US President.
2. A senior Chinese economic official says the government’s growth target of around 5 percent this year is achievable by combining fiscal and monetary policies.
3. Tokyo’s benchmark stock index edged down on Wednesday for the second-straight session, ending just shy of its all-time high.