Deutsche Bank says to solve problems without help from Berlin
FRANKFURT, Sept 26 Deutsche Bank will solve its problems without relying on help from Berlin, Germany's flagship lender said on Monday.
MOSCOW Feb 21 Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov discussed the Ukraine peace deal with European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton and urged the EU to condemn "radicals" responsible for violence, his ministry said on Friday.
A ministry statement said Lavrov and Ashton had discussed the deal "and the prospects for its implementation in the conditions of continuing activity by extremist forces", suggesting Moscow had doubts it could succeed.
"Sergei Lavrov has decisively denounced the activities of radicals who bear the full responsibility for the violence and human casualties and urged the EU and its member-states to clearly express rejection of these activities," it said.
Russia and the EU will maintain contacts to resolve the Ukraine crisis, the statement said, in which 77 people have died in clashes with riot police in Kiev.
"It has been agreed to continue contacts in order to aid the normalisation of the situation while respecting the sovereignty of Ukraine and the legitimacy of the Ukrainian authorities," it said.
LONDON, Sept 26 Turkish stocks, bonds and the lira sold off on Monday after a credit rating downgrade to junk while rising unease over U.S. politics and a meeting of oil exporters spurred broader emerging markets weakness.
FRANKFURT, Sept 26 ** German chemical maker Lanxess said on Monday it was confident that no rival bidder would trump its $2.7 billion takeover offer for U.S. peer Chemtura. ** "Chemtura's business is currently benefiting from clear advantages from raw materials, that's why we regard the price that we will pay as a really fair value," Chief Executive Matthias Zachert told journalists during a conference call. ** "We don't believe that there are other (bidders) that have such clear syn