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Russia's Gazprom has shortlisted four firms for a project to build a liquefied natural gas plant on the Baltic Sea and will pick one or two equity partners in July, an executive said on Thursday.
Overregulation is driving businesses out of the U.S. and into Europe, Asia and Bermuda, Hank Greenberg told CNBC’s Sue Herrera on “Power Lunch.”“It applies also to why IPOs are going to London or Hong Kong and why private equity is growing as rapidly as it is, because public companies are overregulated,” said the CEO of investment firm C.V. Starr and former chairman and CEO of American International Group. Federal and state lawmakers are partly to blame, he added.
Belgian bank KBC Group said it has acquired 92.5% of Russian bank Absolut for 761 million euros ($1.03 billion), subject to regulatory approval by the Central Bank of Russia.
The Gas Exporting Countries Forum -- which includes names like Iran and Venezuela -- meets in Qatar Monday to discuss the formation of an OPEC-like cartel. Would such a combination pose a clear and present danger to America's interests? Two energy analysts told "Morning Call" viewers not to worry. Not yet, anyway.
Italian energy groups Eni and Enel won a Russian state auction for the gas assets of bankrupt oil firm YUKOS on Wednesday, paying 151.536 billion roubles ($5.83 billion).
Unicredit has recruited Russian airline Aeroflot as a partner in the bank's bid to take over struggling Italian airline Alitalia, a bank executive said Monday as the number of bidders narrowed to three.
Jordan Kotick, global head of technical analysis for Barclays Capital, told CNBC’s “Closing Bell” that Monday's market downturn won’t hurt long-term prospects for stocks. He also said he’s bullish on global equities and suggested investors look at Brazil, Russia, India and China for values.
A subsidiary of the state-controlled Russian oil company Rosneft on Tuesday bought at auction a 9.44% share in Rosneft that had been owned by the bankrupt oil giant OAO Yukos.
ConocoPhillips Chairman and Chief Executive James Mulva said he was confident he would finalize a joint venture with Russian oil giant OAO Lukoil in the next year. The project, however, won’t necessarily be in oil-rich Russia, the Wall Street Journal reported.
Rob Lutts, founder and Chief Investment Officer of Cabot Money Management, told CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” that there are solid investment opportunities in China, India, Brazil and Russia. “The middle class [in these countries] is just evolving,” Lutts said. “Hundreds of millions of people over the next ten years are going to go from earning $500 a year to $5,000...
Russia's Gazprom has discussed forming a joint venture with BP that could work with liquefied natural gas, the state gas monopoly said in a statement Thursday.
Russian Finance Minster Alexei Kudrin said Wednesday that a new domestic offering for shares in Russia's largest state-controlled bank had brought in $8.8 billion, a Russian news agency reported.
The world's largest country, geographically speaking, could soon get stores that are part of the world's largest retailer, Wal-Mart Stores.
Remember the collapse of the Russian ruble in 1998--that led to the near-collapse of hedge fund giant Long Term Capital Management? Recent trends in the Japanese yen have investors worried that the currency is destined for a similar fate as befell the ruble.
Russia's Central Bank said Thursday that it had appointed a new deputy chairman to replace Andrei Kozlov, who was shot dead in a crime widely seen as related to his efforts to clean up the country's banking industry.
Russian coal and steel producer Evraz Group said Wednesday that it has completed its acquisition of Oregon Steel Mills, one of the largest investments in the United States by a Russian company.
Russia on Thursday resumed pumping oil to Europe via Belarus, ending a three-day suspension of supplies, the Russian state pipeline operator said.
Russia is considering imposing duties on more than half of Belarusian imports in a major escalation of a dispute between the two countries that has disrupted the flow of Russian oil to Europe, the Vedomosti business daily reported Wednesday.
Russia has received official notification that Belarus has imposed a transit duty on its oil exports, but does not expect an escalating trade row to disrupt crude oil supplies to Europe, the Kremlin said on Thursday.
Russia's natural gas monopoly has warned Belarus not to siphon gas from the main pipeline leading across its territory to Europe if it goes ahead with a threatened supply cutoff on New Year's Day.