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  • DOHA, Nov 16- Iranian oil minister Bijan Zanganeh will not attend informal talks between some OPEC members in Doha on Friday, two OPEC sources said, adding that Iran's OPEC governor would represent Iran.

  • LONDON/ DOHA, Nov 16- OPEC officials are working to nail down details of their plan to limit oil supply and gaps over some sticking points are narrowing, OPEC sources said, a sign of progress in finalising the exporter group's first such deal since 2008.. OPEC agreed in Algeria on Sept. 28 to limit supply with special conditions given to Libya, Nigeria and Iran, whose...

  • *Some OPEC members likely to meet in Doha on Friday- source. Global benchmark Brent crude was down 53 cents at $46.42 a barrel at 1217 GMT. "Prices are down on the build in U.S. crude oil stocks reported by the API last night," said Tamas Varga, oil analyst at London brokerage PVM Oil Associates.

  • Some OPEC members likely to meet in Doha on Friday- source. "Prices are down on the build in U.S. crude oil stocks reported by the API last night," said Tamas Varga, oil analyst at London brokerage PVM Oil Associates. The news dampened a rally infused by news that OPEC members were meeting ahead of an official group gathering on Nov. 30 to build consensus for a deal to limit...

  • ALGIERS, Nov 16- A number of energy ministers from OPEC oil-producing countries are likely to meet informally in Doha on Friday to try to build consensus over decisions taken by the full group in September in Algiers, an Algerian energy source said. At the September meeting, OPEC agreed on modest, preliminary, oil output cuts in the first such deal since 2008, with...

  • INFORMAL OPEC MEETING LIKELY TO BE CONVENED IN DOHA ON FRIDAY TO BUILD CONSENSUS OVER ALGIERS DECISIONS- ALGERIAN ENERGY SOURCE.

  • *OPEC sec-gen to meet with members ahead of Nov. 30 meeting. NEW YORK, Nov 15- Oil prices jumped 6 percent on Tuesday, with U.S. crude notching its biggest daily percentage gain in seven months, on renewed expectations that OPEC will agree later this month to reduce a global supply glut. OPEC secretary-general Mohammed Barkindo will travel to member nations,...

  • *OPEC sec-gen to meet with members ahead of Nov. 30 meeting. NEW YORK, Nov 15- Oil prices jumped 6 percent on Tuesday, with U.S. crude notching its biggest daily percentage gain in seven months, on renewed expectations that OPEC will agree later this month to reduce a global supply glut. OPEC secretary-general Mohammed Barkindo will travel to member nations,...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 15- Oil prices jumped as much as 5 percent on Tuesday, bouncing back from multi-month lows on renewed expectations that OPEC will agree later this month to cut production to reduce a supply glut that has weighed on prices for more than two years. Traders and analysts also pointed to a report from Monday about a last ditch effort by OPEC to bring the...

  • DUBAI, Nov 15- Saudi Arabian and Russia energy ministers could meet in Qatar this week on the sidelines of a major energy forum, industry sources said on Tuesday as OPEC and non- OPEC members try again to clinch an oil output limiting deal. In September, OPEC agreed at a meeting in Algeria on modest, preliminary, oil output cuts in the first such deal since 2008, with...

  • DUBAI, Nov 15- Saudi Arabian and Russia energy ministers could meet in Qatar this week on the sidelines of a major energy forum, industry sources said on Tuesday as OPEC and non- OPEC members try again to clinch an oil output limiting deal. In September, OPEC agreed at a meeting in Algeria on modest, preliminary, oil output cuts in the first such deal since 2008, with...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 15- Oil prices jumped 4 percent on Tuesday, bouncing back from multi-month lows on expectations that OPEC will agree later this month to cut production to reduce a supply glut. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries is due to meet on Nov. 30 to agree to limit output. Traders and analysts also pointed to a report from Monday about a last...

  • Falih was expected to meet other energy ministers from OPEC and possibly Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak on Friday, the sources said, speaking on condition of anonymity because the meetings were not made public. In September, OPEC agreed at a meeting in Algeria on modest, preliminary, oil output cuts in the first such deal since 2008, with special...

  • *Qatar's QIA interested in anchor investor role- sources. MILAN, Nov 4- Qatar's sovereign wealth fund has expressed a preliminary interest in backing Monte dei Paschi di Siena's 5 billion euro emergency cash call, two sources familiar with the matter said, although the response from investors in general has been lukewarm. Qatar Investment Authority, estimated...

  • DOHA, Nov 2- Complaints made by migrant workers in Qatar against their employers have fallen by 30 percent since the government banned cash-in-hand salary payments last year that rights groups say puts workers at risk. Qatar's ministry of labour said on Wednesday that an electronic payment scheme introduced last November was improving the situation and had...

  • DOHA, Nov 2- Complaints made by migrant workers in Qatar against their employers have fallen by 30 percent since the government banned cash-in-hand salary payments last year that rights groups say puts workers at risk. Indian, Nepali and Bangladeshi workers in Qatar often complain about late payment of wages, which many send home to support their families.

  • *Profit taking hits Dubai's DXBE. *Egypt's Juhayna Food gains on company's new strategy. DUBAI, Oct 25- Banking shares boosted Saudi Arabia's stock market on Tuesday while the majority of other Gulf markets sagged on uninspiring quarterly results.

  • Deutsche Bank stock rebounds on potential of new investment

    Shares of Germany's biggest lender get a boost on reports that sovereign wealth funds may buy a 25-percent stake in the company.

  • *Dubai's DXBE jumps for third day before theme parks open. DUBAI, Oct 20- Saudi Arabia's stock market rose sharply on Thursday as banks rallied after the kingdom's mammoth international bond sale, which could help to unclog liquidity bottlenecks in the economy. "This issuance is a very welcome development for the Saudi equity market and the banking sector in...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 7- Delta Air Lines this year carried the most passengers in a summer ever, despite a computer outage in August, Chief Executive Officer Ed Bastian said on Friday. Bastian also criticized subsidies that he said airlines in Qatar and United Arab Emirates have received from their governments, stifling U.S. competition. On Friday, Bastian said the subsidy...