Thu, Dec 18 2014
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.
* Belarus is close ally of Russia and main trading partner
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.
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
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.
Fri, Dec 5 2014
Dec 5 - Commerce Department report of U.S. international trade.
Thu, Dec 4 2014
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.
Wed, Dec 3 2014
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.
Mon, Dec 1 2014
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.
Fri, Nov 28 2014
* Naira was devalued by 8 pct on Tuesday to save reserves
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.