MOSCOW, Jan 16 Russian gas producer Gazprom said on Monday its gas exports to Germany hit a record high last year and have surged since the start of this year.
BERLIN, Jan 16 A lawyer for one of the Volkswagen executives charged last week by U.S. prosecutors over the company's diesel emissions scandal said the way they handled the legal process would have been unconstitutional under German law.
* Saudi Arabia says oil output deal may not extend beyond 6 months (Recasts, updates prices)
LONDON, Jan 16 Investors sold sterling and stocks on Monday, seeking shelter in gold and the Japanese yen as uncertainty over Britain's departure from the European Union and the policies of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump curbed appetite for risky assets.
* Q3 standalone profit 80.22 bln rupees vs 78.5 bln estimated
LONDON, Jan 16 Britain's Prince Charles, a vocal environmental campaigner, has co-authored a basic guide to the problems posed by climate change.
ABU DHABI, Jan 16 Saudi Arabia will launch a renewable energy programme in coming weeks that is expected to involve investment of between $30 billion and $50 billion by 2023, Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said on Monday.
DUBAI, Jan 16 A slide in banking shares after earnings at a major bank missed analysts' estimates dragged down Saudi Arabia's stock market on Monday, while markets in the rest of the region were mixed.
* Says producers unlikely to extend deal beyond six months (Adds quotes, details)
LONDON, Jan 16 Hedge fund bullishness towards the price of crude oil appears to have peaked for the time being, with fund managers booking some profits after the strong rally in the final seven weeks of 2016.