The Russian Direct Investment Fund promises a “significant” pool of investors for the Saudi Arabia oil major’s offering.
Corn prices have also climbed on expectations that this season’s yields will suffer.
The euro area trade surplus for December beat expectations, with exports growing 1.7% from the previous month.
Berkshire Hathaway’s veteran vice chairman Charlie Munger says the craze for the cryptocurrency is “totally asinine”.
The fashion and home furnishings retailer said the weak pound has also impacted on profits.
The newly-merged group’s largest client manages £109bn of assets for the bank’s insurance business.
Investors are pinning hopes on successor Cyril Ramaphosa proving to be a better steward of the economy.
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The drugs giant reported better-than-expected figures for 2017, but warned that the year ahead will be tougher.
Mario Draghi said that regulation of cryptocurrencies wasn’t part of the central bank’s remit.
The Washington-based organisation says the UK also needs to enhance its international competitiveness to offset the shock of Brexit.
The economic revival accelerated last year, as the country continued to recover from the bailout programme that it exited in 2014.
Private sector employers expect average pay settlements of 3.1% this year, against 2.6% in 2017.
The Swedish budget fashion chain expects online growth of 25% this year, to offset flagging sales at its stores.
Preliminary data shows the final quarter of 2017 falling short of expectations, but the country still had its best year since 2010.