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Saudi Aramco asks banks to pitch for world's largest share sale

KHOBAR, Saudi Arabia/DUBAI, Jan 24 Oil and gas company Saudi Aramco has invited banks to pitch for an advisory position on what is expected to be the world's biggest initial public offering, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters on Tuesday.

Russia's TCS Group considers SPO in coming months - sources

MOSCOW, Jan 24 Russian consumer lender TCS Group is considering holding a secondary public offering (SPO) of its shares in the coming months, three financial market sources told Reuters on Tuesday.

Financials 8:38am EST

UPDATE 2-Guinness Nigeria set to launch $127 mln rights issue

LAGOS, Jan 23 Guinness Nigeria said on Monday it was seeking shareholder approval for a share issue to raise 40 billion naira ($127 million) which it needs to strengthen its balance sheet following recent losses.

Jan 23 2017

France enters green bond market with 22-year maturity - AFT

PARIS, Jan 23 France is entering the fast-growing market for green bonds with longest maturity ever issued, the Agence France Tresor said on Monday as it launched the sale.

UPDATE 1-Russia's Sistema says plans to list agricultural business

MOSCOW, Jan 19 Russian conglomerate Sistema plans to list shares in Steppe, its agricultural business, later this year or early in 2018, Chairman Vladimir Yevtushenkov said on Thursday.

Bank valuations rising to levels needed for AIB IPO - Irish minister

DUBLIN, Jan 17 Rising bank share prices suggest Ireland may get the kind of value required to sell a 25 percent stake in state-owned Allied Irish Banks (AIB) this year, Finance Minister Michael Noonan said on Tuesday.

Financials Jan 17 2017

UPDATE 3-Toy seller plans listing as investors turn more bullish on Russia

* Plan to offer around 30 pct of shares - sources (Writes through with new context, detail)

UPDATE 1-Moscow and Kiev head for $3 bln debt showdown in English court

* Ukraine sold Russia $3 bln bond weeks before government change

Bonds, Markets, Stocks Jan 16 2017

RPT-Moscow and Kiev head for $3 bln debt showdown in English court

LONDON, Jan 13 A $3 billion dispute between two adversarial governments will come to a head in an English court on Tuesday when Russia and Ukraine meet for a first hearing in their legal battle over a politically charged eurobond.

Stocks, Bonds, Markets Jan 16 2017

Moscow and Kiev head for $3 bln debt showdown in English court

LONDON, Jan 13 A $3 billion dispute between two adversarial governments will come to a head in an English court on Tuesday when Russia and Ukraine meet for a first hearing in their legal battle over a politically charged eurobond.

Stocks, Bonds, Markets Jan 13 2017