LIMA, Oct 9- Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov and his Ukrainian counterpart, Natalia Yaresko, failed to reach a deal at their meeting on Friday on restructuring Kiev's $3 billion debt to Moscow, but agreed to continue talking. Ukraine has agreed a debt restructuring deal with a group of its largest creditors in order to plug a $15 billion funding gap under...» Read More
Slovakia's centre-left government drew up a deficit-cutting 2013 state budget bill on Wednesday, primarily raising taxes to help it weather the euro zone debt crisis.
*Turkey, Syria fighting continues, stokes worries about Mideast supply. November Brent crude rose 60 cents to $114.93 a barrel by 0626 GMT after a volatile session on Wednesday that saw the contract rising to $115.59, its highest since Sept. 17, before settling down slightly.
*RBS to sell 30 percent of Direct Line shares* RBS to raise 787 mln pounds from sale By Matt Scuffham and Myles Neligan. LONDON, Oct 11- Royal Bank of Scotland set a price of 175 pence per share for the London listing of British insurer Direct Line, close to the middle of the range originally set and valuing the business at 2.6 billion pounds.
ISTANBUL, Oct 11- The Turkish Central Bank's gross foreign exchange reserves rose to $94.914 billion in the week to Oct. 5 from $94.800 billion a week earlier, according to Reuters calculations based on central bank data. Following is a breakdown of reserves:.
OSLO, Oct 11- Output from Royal Dutch Shell's. Nyhamna gas processing plant in Norway will be reduced by 47 million cubic metres per day on Thursday, gas system operator Gassco said on Thursday.
LONDON, Oct 11- Direct Line:. *Direct line CEO says share offer was "comfortably oversubscribed". *Direct line CEO says 15 percent of share offer bought by retail.
PRAGUE, Oct 11- The Czech central bank is ready to intervene to weaken the crown currency if it feels there is a risk of long-term deflation pressures, Governor Miroslav Singer was quoted as saying on Monday. But the bank is not currently discussing details about any such intervention, he said in an interview with daily Hospodarske Noviny.
OSLO, Oct 11- Aker Solutions:. *Aker Solutions sells remaining ownership in Lewek Connector to Aker ASA's Ocean Yield. *Says net cash release of approximately NOK 345 million.
By Matt Scuffham and Myles Neligan. LONDON, Oct 11- Royal Bank of Scotland set a price of 175 pence per share for the London listing of British insurer Direct Line, close to the middle of the range originally set and valuing the business at 2.6 billion pounds.
CINCINNATI-- As Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic battled for the title at the Western& Southern Open north of Cincinnati, a small plane buzzed overhead, trailing a banner calling the sponsor a bunch of bullies.
TOKYO Oct. 11, 2012-- Standard& Poor's Ratings Services today assigned its' A-' debt ratings to the 44th and 45th series of unsecured straight bonds issued by Hitachi Capital Corp.. Hitachi Capital is one of Japan's major leasing companies and a member of the Hitachi group led by Hitachi Ltd..
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DUBAI, Oct 11- Yemen's only liquefied natural gas terminal began exporting LNG again this week, ship tracking data showed on Thursday, after being forced to shut when its feed pipeline was blown up in late September.
HONG KONG/ SYDNEY, October 11 Fitch Ratings said Australia and New Zealand structured finance saw stable asset performance in Q312, with 114 affirmation and two upgrades across 37 transactions.
STOCKHOLM, Oct 11- Skanska AB:. *Signs contract to build fore river bridge project in Boston, USA, for USD 98. m, about SEK 670 m.
Oct 11- Texas Instruments Inc:. *Credit Suisse cuts Texas Instruments Inc price target to $26 from. Reuters Station users, click. 1568.
Romania's finance ministry tenders 250 million lei in three-year treasury bonds. ROMANIA INFLATION QUICKENS TO 5.3 PCT Y/Y IN SEPT. IMPREGILO CEO INVESTIGATED OVER ROMANIA BID- SOURCES.
ISTANBUL, Oct 11- Turkey's Isbank said on Thursday it had mandated Deutsche Bank, JPMorgan, Mitsubishi UFJ Securities and Standard Chartered for investor meetings about a possible bond issue in Europe, the U.S. and Asia.
*S&P/ASX 200 index fell 7 points to 4,483.5* Lynas Corp Ltd. plunges 15 pct on Malaysia delay. Shares pulled back from 14- month highs on Wednesday after the IMF cut its growth forecast for China, Australia's biggest export market.
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