* NZ benchmark takes gains for 3rd consecutive session (Updates to close)
* Probe finds Ghosn did not discuss pay with other board members
JOHANNESBURG, Jan 18 South African construction company Aveng Ltd said on Friday it had sold its water treatment engineering business to a black-owned investment company, partially held by the unit's managing director, for 95 million rand ($6.92 million).
NEW YORK/HOUSTON, Jan 18 Energy fund managers took heavy losses last year with wrong-way bets on the prices of oil and natural gas, leading to a wave of closures in the volatile fund sector.
TOKYO, Jan 18 Arrested auto executive Carlos Ghosn improperly received 7.8 million euros ($9 million) in compensation from a joint venture between Nissan Motor Co and Mitsubishi Motors Corp, the companies said on Friday.
No related earnings announcements are currently scheduled within the next 7 days.