FRANKFURT, Feb 24 The supervisory board of Audi backed its Chief Executive Rupert Stadler, saying allegations brought against him by a former Audi employee suing for wrongful termination were not accurate.
TOKYO, Feb 24 Japan in January paid nearly twice as much for liquefied natural gas (LNG) derived from U.S. shale gas as it did for its cheapest imports, official trade data showed on Friday.
* Adj EBIT down 6 pct for 2016, sees gain of up to 10 pct in 2017
* Yuan flat after Trump calls China "grand champions" of FX manipulation
BEIJING, Feb 24 China's coal imports from North Korea eased last month after new U.N. Security Council sanctions curbing the isolated country's sales of the fuel abroad came into effect, as Russia, Mongolia, Australia and Indonesia raised shipments, data showed on Friday.
By Fransiska Nangoy JAKARTA, Feb 24 Indonesia's crude palm oil (CPO) output likely declined in January, a second straight monthly drop in the world's top producer of the widely used commodity, a Reuters survey showed. CPO production in the Southeast Asian nation likely slipped to 2.95 million tonnes in January from 3.22 million tonnes in December, according to the median estimate in a survey of three industry associations and a state palm research firm. Exports of I
NEW YORK/HOUSTON, Feb 24 Traders are turning the spigots to drain the priciest storage tanks holding U.S. crude stockpiles as strengthening markets make it unprofitable to store for future sale and cuts in global production open export opportunities.
TOKYO, Feb 24 Oil prices held gains on Friday on data showing U.S. stockpiles rose for a seventh straight week but at a pace that was well below expectations, and news of oil being sold out of storage in Southeast Asia.
SINGAPORE, Feb 24 France's international utility company Engie has started a global desk to trade liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) and plans to promote the fuel as a replacement for diesel in power generation, senior executives said on Thursday.
* Such a filing not an option for Toshiba right now -analyst (Adds analyst comment, detail)