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  • FRANKFURT, Jan 23- A little-known Austrian software company is looking to snatch business from established players HP Enterprise and IBM in the market for software testing tools, after raising $165 million from a U.S. private equity firm. On Monday, the company said it will receive $165 million in financing from Insight Venture Partners, a software-focused...

  • *OPEC, non- OPEC ministers say complying with output cuts. *Equatorial Guinea has applied for OPEC membership- minister. LONDON, Jan 23- Oil prices fell one percent on Monday as signs of a strong recovery in U.S. oil drilling activity outweighed news that OPEC and non- OPEC producers were on track to meet output reduction goals set in December.

  • *First meeting on oil deal compliance. VIENNA, Jan 22- OPEC and non- OPEC countries have made a strong start to lowering their oil output under the first such pact in more than a decade, energy ministers said on Sunday as producers look to reduce oversupply and support prices. All the countries are sticking to the deal... results are above expectations, "Russian Energy...

  • *Too early to talk of extending 6- month deal- Russia's Novak. VIENNA, Jan 22- Energy ministers from OPEC and non- OPEC countries meeting in Vienna on Sunday have struck a positive note regarding their agreement to cut oil output as a committee set to monitor compliance with the deal meets for the first time. The other members of the committee represent Algeria,...

  • VIENNA, Jan 22- A committee of OPEC and non- OPEC countries responsible for monitoring compliance with a global agreement to reduce oil output is set to meet for the first time in Vienna on Sunday. Kuwait chairs the five-member committee which also includes Algeria, Venezuela, Russia and Oman. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and non- OPEC...

  • MOSCOW, Jan 21- Russia has cut its oil output by around 100,000 barrels per day in January as part of the global deal between Moscow and OPEC, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak was quoted as saying by TASS news agency on Saturday. "That said, our companies are moving ahead of schedule. He added that plans to discuss energy cooperation with his Saudi counterpart...

  • *Producers to establish compliance mechanism at meeting- OPEC. Members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and some other producing countries including Russia will meet in Vienna this weekend to establish a mechanism to verify compliance with a deal to cut 1.8 million barrels per day of output, OPEC's secretary general told Reuters.

  • *Producers to establish compliance mechanism at meeting- OPEC. Members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and some other producing countries including Russia will meet in Vienna this weekend to establish a mechanism to verify compliance with a deal to cut 1.8 million barrels per day of output, OPEC's secretary general told Reuters.

  • *Producers to establish compliance mechanism at meeting- OPEC. Members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and some other producing countries including Russia, will meet in Vienna to establish a mechanism to verify compliance with a deal to cut output 1.8 million barrels per day, OPEC's secretary general told Reuters.

  • *Producers to establish compliance mechanism at meeting- OPEC. A weekend meeting in Vienna of members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and some producers outside of the group, including Russia, will establish a compliance mechanism to verify producers are sticking to a deal to reduce output by 1.8 million barrels per day, OPEC's...

  • *Producers to establish compliance mechanism at meeting- OPEC. "Prices were pushed down a bit too far and hopes will rise that the OPEC/ non- OPEC meeting this weekend will show that these producers actually give some proof that they cut production," said Hans van Cleef, senior energy economist at ABN Amro. A weekend meeting in Vienna of members of the Organization of...

  • *Producers to establish compliance mechanism at meeting- OPEC. "Prices were pushed down a bit too far and hopes will rise that the OPEC/ non- OPEC meeting this weekend will show that these producers actually give some proof that they cut production," said Hans van Cleef, senior energy economist at ABN Amro. A weekend meeting in Vienna of members of the Organization of...

  • *Producers to establish compliance mechanism at meeting- OPEC. "Prices were pushed down a bit too far and hopes will rise that the OPEC/ non- OPEC meeting this weekend will show that these producers actually give some proof that they cut production," said Hans van Cleef, senior energy economist at ABN Amro. A weekend meeting in Vienna of members of the Organization of...

  • DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan 19- Oil stocks around the world need to decline by at least another 270 million barrels to reach a five-year industry average for OPEC to be able to say the markets are becoming balanced, OPEC Secretary General Mohammed Barkindo told Reuters. OPEC agreed to reduce output in tandem with non-OPEC Russia and several other producers in...

  • *OPEC pumps 221,000 bpd less in December than in November. NEW YORK, Jan 18- Oil prices fell to their lowest level in a week on Wednesday on expectations U.S. producers would boost output, while OPEC signalled a drop in the global oil supply surplus this year as the producer group's output fell from a record high. "The petroleum markets have turned lower again in...

  • *OPEC pumps 221,000 bpd less in Dec than in Nov. LONDON, Jan 18- Oil prices fell on Wednesday on expectations that U.S. producers would boost output, while OPEC signalled a drop in the global oil supply surplus this year as the producer group's output fell back from a record high. Brent crude futures, the international benchmark for oil prices, were down $1.05 at $54.42...

  • *OPEC pumps 221,000 bpd less in Dec than in Nov. LONDON, Jan 18- Oil prices fell on Wednesday on expectations that U.S. producers would boost output, just as OPEC signaled that a global supply-reduction deal will shrink the oil glut this year. Brent crude futures, the international benchmark for oil prices, were down 75 cents $54.72 a barrel at 1230 GMT.

  • BUDAPEST/ WARSAW, Jan 18- Czech two-year government bond yields climbed further off record lows on Wednesday as a central banker said investors were wrong to expect an early lifting of the cap on the crown currency. CNB board member Lubomir Lizal said the bank still expected to abandon the ceiling around mid-2017, but investors were wrong to speculate on an early...

  • LONDON, Jan 18- Oil prices fell on Wednesday on expectations that U.S. producers would boost output. Brent crude futures, the international benchmark for oil prices, were down 82 cents $54.65 a barrel at 1008 GMT. Representative Ryan Zinke of Montana, President-elect Donald Trump's nominee for interior secretary, on Tuesday said he would consider an expansion of...

  • DAVOS, Switzerland- Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven and Swedish Finance Minister Magdalena Andersson will hold a press conference in Davos- 1400 GMT. Speakers include- Austrian National Bank Governor and ECB governing council member Ewald Nowotny, Macedonia National Bank Governor Dimitar Bogov, Czech National Bank Governor Jiri Rusnok, Slovakia...