BRIEF-IMF Bentham updates on settlement of an Australian matter it funded
* refers to its previous announcement on 22 July 2016 concerning conditional settlement of an australian matter it has funded.
MOSCOW, April 29 Russia is working on a response to new sanctions imposed on Moscow by the United states and the European Union over the crisis in Ukraine, Interfax news agency quoted the speaker of the upper house of parliament as saying.
"After the second wave of sanctions, the government is developing measures in response, first evaluating the potential damage to our economy," Interfax quoted Federation Council speaker Valentina Matviyenko as saying. "Such unfriendly attacks ... cannot be left without a response and I believe there must certainly be a response." (Writing by Steve Gutterman, Editing by Timothy Heritage)
* Car-loan securitisations buck downbeat trend for corporate credit
SAO PAULO, May 28 Brazilian federal prosecutors on Sunday made a new offer to JBS SA's controlling shareholder, J&F Investimentos, that it pay a 10.99 billion real ($3.37 billion) fine for its role in massive corruption scandals.