Russian police detain opposition leader Navalny at Moscow protest
MOSCOW, March 26 Russian police detained opposition leader Alexei Navalny in central Moscow on Sunday at a rally which Navalny had called to protest against corruption.
WASHINGTON Dec 19 The regulator of U.S. mortgage finance giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac on Wednesday said it had "not substantiated" any Libor related losses at either of the two companies.
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac may have lost more than $3 billion in losses due to manipulation of the benchmark interest rate known as Libor, according to an internal memo by a federal watchdog, and obtained by Reuters earlier on Wednesday.
An spokeswoman for the regulator, the Federal Housing Finance Agency, said the regulator "has not substantiated any particular LIBOR related losses for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac," and said the agency continues to "evaluate issues associated with Libor."
DUBAI, March 26 Here are some factors that may affect Middle East stock markets on Sunday. Reuters has not verified the press reports and does not vouch for their accuracy.