UPDATE 3-Nigeria's naira touches record low after official devaluation

* Inflation risk bad for Jonathan before election (Adds closing price of naira, stocks, dealer comment, interbank rates)

UPDATE 2-UK plans to make insurance executives more accountable

* Industry reassured won't be treated like banks (Adds industry comment, background)

Regulatory News 4:07pm GMT

EMERGING MARKETS-Brazil's real rallies as future economic policy eyed

SAO PAULO, Nov 26 - Brazil's currency, the real, strengthened for the second straight day on Wednesday as investors grew more confident that President Dilma Rousseff would name banker Joaquim Levy, a market favorite, as finance minister. The real was trading nearly 1 percent higher at midday at 2.5516 to the dollar. Other Latin American currencies were mostly weaker against the dollar, while stock markets were little changed. Rousseff will likely name the market-friendly Levy as

Regulatory News 3:07pm GMT

Ackman's Pershing Square still holds 26.6 million Allergan shares

BOSTON, Nov 26 - Hedge fund manager William Ackman told investors in a letter that his firm still owns 26.6 million shares in Allergan Inc. which were valued at $5.6 billion one week after the Botox maker agreed to sell itself to rival pharmaceutical company Actavis Plc.

Regulatory News 1:59pm GMT

GLOBAL MARKETS-ECB stimulus bets lift Europe shares, Aussie sags

* European shares at two-month high on ECB easing prospects

UPDATE 1-Bank of England plans accountability regime for insurers

(Adds roles that come under the plan, quotes, banker rules)

Regulatory News 10:49am GMT

BOE to make top managers at insurers accountable for decisions

LONDON, Nov 26 - Senior officials at insurance companies in Britain will be made directly accountable for the decisions they take under plans announced by the Bank of England on Wednesday.

Regulatory News 10:17am GMT

RPT-Market Chatter- Corporate finance press digest

Nov 26 - The following corporate finance-related stories were reported by media:

Market Chatter- Corporate finance press digest

Nov 26 - The following corporate finance-related stories were reported by media:

MIDEAST STOCKS - Factors to watch - November 26

DUBAI, Nov 26 - Here are some factors that may affect Middle East stock markets on Wednesday. Reuters has not verified the press reports and does not vouch of their accuracy.

Regulatory News 3:05am GMT
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