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  • ISTANBUL, Dec 4- Turkey is taking steps to allow commerce with China, Russia and Iran to be conducted in local currencies, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday, the government's latest effort to shore up the tumbling lira. In a speech to flag-waving crowds in the central city of Kayseri, Erdogan also said that Prime Minister Binali Yildirim would bring up the...

  • ISTANBUL, Dec 4- Turkey is taking steps to allow commerce with China, Russia and Iran to be conducted in local currencies, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday, the government's latest effort to shore up the tumbling lira. In a speech to flag-waving crowds in the central city of Kayseri, Erdogan also said that Prime Minister Binali Yildirim would bring up the...

  • Russian President Vladimir Putin

    For Putin, relief from sanctions is a gateway to the goal of establishing Russia as the political and economic equivalent of the U.S.

  • DUBAI, Dec 3- OPEC will meet non- OPEC countries to finalise a global oil limiting pact on Dec. 10 in Vienna, two sources told Reuters on Saturday. Two OPEC sources earlier said the meeting was due to take place in the Russian capital Moscow, but later said that plan had changed. OPEC agreed this week to reduce output by around 1.2 million barrels per day beginning in...

  • *Focus shifts to implementation and impact of OPEC deal. NEW YORK, Dec 2- Oil prices rallied for their best week in at least five years on Friday, steadying above $51 a barrel, following OPEC's decision to cut crude output to rein in a global glut that has weighed on prices for more than two years. After the deal was announced on Wednesday, the market focused on the...

  • *Focus shifts to implementation and impact of OPEC deal. NEW YORK, Dec 2- Oil prices edged higher on Friday above $51 a barrel with Brent crude on track for its biggest weekly rally since 2009 following OPEC's decision to cut crude output in order to rein in a global glut. After the deal was announced on Wednesday, the market focused on the implementation and impact of...

  • *Focus shifts to implementation and impact of OPEC deal. NEW YORK, Dec 2- Oil prices edged higher on Friday, steady above $51 a barrel, with Brent crude on track for its biggest weekly rally since 2009, following OPEC's decision to cut crude output in order to rein in a global glut. After the deal was announced on Wednesday, the market will focus on the implementation...

  • *Poland and Ukraine to take joint actions to oppose the plan. WARSAW, Dec 2- Poland and Ukraine plan to act jointly to block projects that could result in Russia's Gazprom gaining greater access to the European gas market by bypassing Ukraine, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Friday. Ukraine has not bought gas from Russia for about a year due to a...

  • *Focus shifts to implementation and impact of OPEC deal. NEW YORK, Dec 2- Oil prices steadied above $51 a barrel on Friday, with Brent crude on track for its biggest weekly rally since 2009, following OPEC's decision to cut crude output in order to rein in a global glut. After the deal was announced on Wednesday, the market's focus now shifts to the implementation and...

  • *First joint cut between OPEC and Russia since 2001. MOSCOW, Dec 2- Russia plans to use its November oil production, which was its highest in almost 30 years, as its baseline when it cuts output under this week's deal with OPEC, Deputy Energy Minister Kirill Molodtsov said on Friday. Under this week's follow-up agreement, the first between OPEC and Russia since 2001,...

  • DUBAI, Dec 2- OPEC will meet non- OPEC countries to finalise a global oil limiting pact on Dec. 10 in the Russian capital Moscow, two OPEC sources told Reuters on Friday. OPEC agreed this week to reduce output by around 1.2 million barrels per day beginning in January in a bid to reduce global oversupply and prop up prices. It hopes non- OPEC countries will contribute...

  • *First joint cut between OPEC and Russia since 2001. MOSCOW, Dec 2- Russia plans to use its post-Soviet era record high November oil production as its baseline when it cuts output under this week's deal with OPEC, Deputy Energy Minister Kirill Molodtsov said on Friday. Under this week's follow-up agreement, the first between OPEC and Russia since 2001, specific...

  • MOSCOW/ KIEV, Dec 2- Russia said on Friday it had uncovered a plot by foreign spy agencies to sow chaos in Russia's banking system via a coordinated wave of cyber attacks and fake social media reports about banks going bust. Russia's domestic intelligence agency, the Federal Security Service, said that the servers to be used in the alleged cyber attack were located...

  • Removal of US sanctions on Russia now 50/50: Pro

    Daniel Salter, head of equity strategy at Renaissance Capital, discusses the Russian economy and the effect of the Trump trade on emerging markets.

  • MOSCOW, Dec 2- Russia said on Friday it had uncovered a plot by foreign spy agencies to sow chaos in Russia's banking system via a coordinated wave of cyber attacks and fake social media reports about banks going bust. Russia's domestic intelligence agency, the Federal Security Service, said in a statement that the servers to be used in the alleged cyber attack...

  • An employee works in the offices of the OAO Moscow Exchange.

    Russia's main domestic security agency says unspecified foreign special services are plotting a series of cyber attacks.

  • MOSCOW— Russia's main domestic security agency says unspecified foreign special services are plotting a series of cyber attacks aimed at destabilizing the nation's financial system. The Federal Security Service, known under its Russian acronym FSB, said the computer servers involved in the planned attacks are located in the Netherlands and belong to...

  • Launch of Progress MS-04

    An uncrewed Russian spacecraft meant to resupply the International Space Station has been lost, the Verge reports.

  • Harold Hamm

    Continental Resources CEO Harold Hamm said U.S. drillers can produce 20 million barrels a day but risk tanking oil prices in the process.

  • Putin says Russia needs to be friends with US

    President Vladimir Putin says Russia has not looking to get involved in any geopolitical conflict.