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      Ukraine, Russia, EU agree to gas deal
      Oct31

      Ukraine, Russia, EU agree to gas deal

      Ukraine, Russia and the European Union signed a deal on the resumption of Russian natural gas supplies to Ukraine. ||| Brussels – Ukraine, Russia and the European Union signed a deal on Thursday on the resumption of Russian natural gas supplies to Ukraine for winter after several months of delay during the conflict in Ukraine. European...

      Deal sees Russia resume gas exports
      Oct31

      Deal sees Russia resume gas exports

      Russia, Ukraine and the European Union have signed a deal that will see Moscow resume vital supplies of gas to its ex-Soviet neighbour. ||| Brussels – Ukraine, Russia and the European Union signed a deal on Thursday that will see Moscow resume vital supplies of gas to its ex-Soviet neighbour over the winter in return for payments funded in...

      Russian income slump saps BP profits
      Oct29

      Russian income slump saps BP profits

      BP’s third-quarter results took a hit from declining oil prices and a sharp drop in income from Russia as Western sanctions on Moscow led to a slump in earnings from the oil major’s local partner, Kremlin-controlled Rosneft. ||| Dmitry Zhdannikov and Ron Bousso LondonBP’S THIRD-QUARTER results took a hit from declining oil...

      ‘Ukraine unlikely to get IMF tranche this year’
      Oct28

      ‘Ukraine unlikely to get IMF tranche this year’

      Ukraine is unlikely to receive a second tranche of a $17-billion (R186 billion) loan programme from the International Monetary Fund this year as expected, Finance Minister Oleksander Shlapak said. ||| Kiev – Ukraine is unlikely to receive a second tranche of a $17-billion (R186 billion) loan programme from the International Monetary Fund...

      BP posts slump in Russian income
      Oct28

      BP posts slump in Russian income

      BP’s third-quarter results took a hit from declining oil prices and a sharp drop in income from Russia as Western sanctions on Moscow led to a slump in earnings from the oil major’s local partner, Kremlin-controlled Rosneft. ||| London – BP’s third-quarter results took a hit from declining oil prices and a sharp drop in...

      Russian sanctions hurt mine magnates
      Oct28

      Russian sanctions hurt mine magnates

      Russia’s mining billionaires are starting to feel the sting of economic sanctions. ||| Yuliya Fedorinova and Alex Sazonov MoscowRussia’s mining billionaires are starting to feel the sting of economic sanctions.Mikhail Prokhorov, whose investment empire stretches from the world’s largest aluminium maker to the Brooklyn Nets...

      Emerging stocks drop
      Oct27

      Emerging stocks drop

      Emerging-market stocks fell as Brazil’s currency and Ibovespa futures sank after President Dilma Rousseff won elections. ||| London – Emerging-market stocks fell as Brazil’s currency and Ibovespa futures sank after President Dilma Rousseff won elections.The Shanghai Composite Index completed its longest losing streak of...

      Russia: Ukraine vote may help peace
      Oct27

      Russia: Ukraine vote may help peace

      Russia’s deputy foreign minister says Ukraine’s parliamentary election offers a chance for peace in the country’s eastern region. ||| Moscow – A parliamentary election in Ukraine offers a chance for peace in the country’s east, a deputy Russian foreign minister said on Monday but warned that “nationalists” in the...

      German consumer confidence steady
      Oct24

      German consumer confidence steady

      German consumer confidence is set to hold steady in November after two months of decline, a survey released on Friday. ||| Berlin – German consumer confidence is set to hold steady in November after two months of decline, a survey released on Friday showed.The Nuremberg-based GfK research group provisionally pegged its closely watched index...

      US stock futures tumble
      Oct24

      US stock futures tumble

      US stock futures tumbled while safe-haven assets such as the yen and US bonds gained. ||| Tokyo – US stock futures tumbled while safe-haven assets such as the yen and US bonds gained on Friday after a doctor who returned to New York City from West Africa tested positive for Ebola. S&P 500 mini futures fell as much as 0.7 percent,...