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UPDATE 6-Russia raises 2 bln euros in Eurobonds, tapping global market for first time in 2020

12 Nov 2020

* Russia needs to plug budget holes amid COVID, weak oil prices

Polish watchdog fines Gazprom $7.6 billion over Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline

07 Oct 2020

WARSAW/MOSCOW Poland has fined Russia's Gazprom more than 29 billion zlotys ($7.6 billion) for building the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline without Warsaw's approval, its watchdog said on Wednesday, prompting the company to say it will appeal. | Video

Russia's Sibur's IPO won't take place before autumn -bankers

15 Mar 2019

MOSCOW, March 15 Russia's largest petrochemicals company, Sibur, does not plan to conduct its initial public offering (IPO) before this autumn, as it is waiting for its huge new plant in western Siberia to be launched first, four banking sources close to the deal said.

UPDATE 1-French logistics company Gefco suspends Paris IPO plans -sources

28 Jan 2019

FRANKFURT/MOSCOW, Jan 28 Logistics company Gefco , controlled by Russian Railways (RZhD), has suspended plans for an initial public offering (IPO), three sources told Reuters on Monday.

Russia's Sovcomflot IPO hobbled by weak freight markets: CEO

15 Jan 2019

MOSCOW Russian state-owned shipping company Sovcomflot said on Tuesday that uncertain conditions in the freight market are delaying its long-planned initial public offering (IPO).

Exclusive: Mitsui, Saudi Aramco, Russia's RDIF in talks to buy Arctic LNG 2 stakes - sources

21 Dec 2018

MOSCOW/DUBAI Japan's Mitsui & Co Ltd , Russian sovereign wealth fund RDIF and Saudi Aramco are in talks to buy stakes in Novatek's Arctic LNG 2 project, with the size of the investments still to be decided, sources familiar with the talks told Reuters.

Exclusive: Mitsui, Saudi Aramco, Russia's RDIF in talks to buy Arctic LNG 2 stakes -sources

21 Dec 2018

MOSCOW/DUBAI Japan's Mitsui & Co Ltd , Russian sovereign wealth fund RDIF and Saudi Aramco are in talks to buy stakes in Novatek's Arctic LNG 2 project, with the size of the investments still to be decided, sources familiar with the talks told Reuters.

Russia's Gazprom hedges currency risk with novel Eurobond clause

14 Nov 2018

MOSCOW, Nov 14 Gazprom has moved to protect itself against the impact of any new U.S. sanctions or other risks beyond its control by reserving the right to pay back a 1 billion euro ($1.13 billion)Eurobond in other currencies, a first for a Russian borrower.

RPT-EXCLUSIVE-Russian state bank secretly financed Rosneft sale after foreign buyers baulked

12 Nov 2018

* Said sale showed Russia open for business despite sanctions

Exclusive: Russian state bank secretly financed Rosneft sale after foreign buyers balked

09 Nov 2018

MOSCOW/LONDON It was billed as the deal that proved Russia remained open for business.

World News

Biden names top economic team to focus on recovery from pandemic

WILMINGTON, Del. (Reuters) -U.S. President-elect Joe Biden named several women to his top economic policy team on Monday, including former Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen as Treasury secretary nominee, setting the stage for diversity and a focus on recovery from the pandemic.