Oil Report Headlines

Thu, Dec 18 2014

Russia's Putin says Rosneft CEO Sechin is an "effective" manager

MOSCOW, Dec 18 - Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday Igor Sechin, CEO at the country's top oil producer Rosneft, was an "effective" manager, adding he had no plans to fire him.

Putin says Russia's turn to Asia was planned long ago

MOSCOW, Dec 18 - President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday Russia's turn towards Asia was a long-planned move and that a new gas route to China would help both sides.

Belarus's Lukashenko demands that trade with Russia be in dollars, euros - Belta

MINSK, Dec 18 - Belarussian President Alexander Lukashenko has demanded that Belarus's transactions with Russia be settled in dollars or euros because of the slump in the value of Russia's rouble, the official news agency Belta reported on Thursday. (Reporting by Andrei Makhovsky; Writing by Alessandra Prentice; Editing by Richard Balmforth)

Tue, Dec 9 2014

Venezuela GDP shrank 4.2 pct through third quarter, opposition says

CARACAS, Dec 9 - Venezuela's economy shrank by 4.2 percent in the first three quarters of 2014, an adviser to the country's main opposition group said on Tuesday, after almost a year of official silence about the state of the OPEC nation's economy.

Currencies, Bonds, Markets 09 Dec 2014

Fri, Dec 5 2014

TABLE-U.S. Oct trade gap narrows to $43.4 bln

Dec 5 - Commerce Department report of U.S. international trade.

05 Dec 2014

Thu, Dec 4 2014

ECB's Draghi seizes on oil price drop in QE calculus

FRANKFURT, Dec 4 - The falling price of oil has crashed into the European Central Bank's policy considerations, with President Mario Draghi firmly focused on the drop as a problem for inflation rather than a potential fillip for growth.

Bonds, Markets 04 Dec 2014

Wed, Dec 3 2014

Oil fund manager Andurand sees big price swings after OPEC decision

LONDON, Dec 3 - Oil prices are set for wild swings after OPEC's decision to let the market find its level, says the hedge fund manager famous for calling the 2008 oil price spike and crash, adding that U.S. producers are set to feel pain.

Markets, Financials 03 Dec 2014

Mon, Dec 1 2014

PRESS DIGEST - Wall Street Journal - Dec 1

Dec 1 - The following are the top stories in the Wall Street Journal. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

Stocks, M&A, Bonds, Markets 01 Dec 2014

Fri, Nov 28 2014

UPDATE 2-Nigerian naira falls further, devalued level faces test

* Naira was devalued by 8 pct on Tuesday to save reserves

Currencies, Markets 28 Nov 2014
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Key retirements mean a changing of the guard next year in U.S. Congress

Regardless what voters decide in the November elections, there will be a major changing of the guard next year in the U.S. Congress as result of a number of key retirements.