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    Russia buys gold as sanctions bite
    Nov11

    Russia buys gold as sanctions bite

    Russia’s central bank has been forced to step up its gold buying this year to absorb domestic production that Western sanctions are making it hard for miners to sell abroad, and to boost liquidity in its foreign reserves, sources said. ||| Lima – Russia’s central bank has been forced to step up its gold buying this year to...

    Biden warns Russia over Ukraine
    Nov11

    Biden warns Russia over Ukraine

    US Vice President Joe Biden warned Russia over Ukraine after new columns of tanks, trucks and heavy artillery rumbled towards the pro-Moscow rebel stronghold of Donetsk on Monday. …read more Source:...

    Denmark: Carlsberg posts lower profit
    Nov11

    Denmark: Carlsberg posts lower profit

    Danish brewer Carlsberg’s third-quarter net profit dipped to 2.1 billion kroner (R3.9bn), it said yesterday, citing falling beer sales in Russia and eastern Europe amid challenging market conditions. ||| DANISH brewer Carlsberg’s third-quarter net profit dipped to 2.1 billion kroner (R3.9bn), it said yesterday, citing falling beer...

    Obama in Asia to promote free trade
    Nov11

    Obama in Asia to promote free trade

    US President Barack Obama saw momentum building for a Washington-backed free-trade agreement in the Asia-Pacific, after arriving in Beijing on the first leg of an eight-day Asia tour, he said yesterday. ||| Matt Spetalnick Beijing US PRESIDENT Barack Obama saw momentum building for a Washington-backed free-trade agreement in the Asia-Pacific,...

    Russia feels sanctions’ bite
    Nov11

    Russia feels sanctions’ bite

    Russia’s financial guardians made their broadest acknowledgment yet that sanctions are sinking the economy, as the central bank moved to protect the rouble after its worst week in more than a decade. ||| Anna Andrianova and Ksenia Galouchko MoscowRUSSIA’S financial guardians made their broadest acknowledgment yet that sanctions are...

    VTB set to quit LSE for China
    Nov11

    VTB set to quit LSE for China

    Russia’s second-largest bank, VTB, might delist from the London Stock Exchange (LSE) in favour of Chinese bourses as sanctions imposed in the Ukraine crisis hit its ability to raise capital in Western markets, its chief executive said yesterday. ||| RUSSIA’S second-largest bank, VTB, might delist from the London Stock Exchange (LSE)...

    Japanese stocks stand out
    Nov11

    Japanese stocks stand out

    Japanese shares stood out against a lacklustre backdrop in Asia on Tuesday as oil prices continued to drop. ||| Tokyo – Japanese shares stood out against a lacklustre backdrop in Asia on Tuesday as oil prices continued to drop, while the dollar took a breather from its recent rally. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside...

    Fears grow of all-out war in Ukraine
    Nov10

    Fears grow of all-out war in Ukraine

    New unidentified columns have rumbled toward the pro-Moscow rebel stronghold of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine as fears grew of a return to all-out fighting. …read more Source:...

    China, Japan leaders in ice-breaker talks
    Nov10

    China, Japan leaders in ice-breaker talks

    The leaders of China and Japan held an ice-breaking summit after two years of dangerous animosity. ||| Beijing – The leaders of China and Japan held an ice-breaking summit on Monday after two years of dangerous animosity, as world leaders including Barack Obama gathered for an Asia-Pacific meeting spotlighting intensifying big-power...

    Sombre Dutch memorial for MH17 victims
    Nov10

    Sombre Dutch memorial for MH17 victims

    The Netherlands has held a sombre and emotional memorial for the 298 people who died when Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot down. …read more Source:...

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