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.
NEW YORK, March 14 Standard & Poor's Ratings Service took Puerto Rico off Credit Watch status on Friday, three days after the Caribbean island sold $3.5 billion of junk-rated bonds at a tax-free yield of nearly 9 percent.
In reaffirming its non-investment grade BB-plus rating on the island's general obligation debt, the U.S. credit agency said it was retained a negative outlook on the big borrower battling eight years of continuing recession and chronic budget deficits.
S&P said Tuesday's single-maturity bond sale, which was heavily oversubscribed, "will relieve near-term liquidity pressure on the commonwealth."
S&P had put the island on Credit Watch with negative implications earlier this year.
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.