LONDON/MOSCOW, Sept 2 - Russia has a little more than a year of breathing space if western sanctions stop it from selling new sovereign debt, and then the strain on state finances would start to bite, investors say.
* Weak factory data in China, Europe stoke oil demand fears
* Mogherini calls for strong sanctions response against Russia
ZURICH, Sept 2 - Managers of Russia's state-controlled natural gas exporter Gazprom may face corruption charges in Switzerland, the Swiss federal prosecutor's office said, confirming a Swiss media report.
Sept 2 - Halliburton Co said it reached a $1.1 billion settlement for a majority of claims against the company for its role in the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010.
- Florida power utilities fear return of ‘Green Governor' Crist
- More cash for EU industry, eastern states in 2030 climate goals: draft
- U.S. coal stocks could gain on Russia tension
- China to offer tax breaks on electric cars, limited mostly to local brands
- Exclusive: Morgan Stanley plans natural gas export plant in new commodities foray
MUMBAI - The BSE Sensex on Tuesday surged past the psychologically key level of 27,000 to a third consecutive record high as blue-chips such as HDFC Bank gained after recent data raised hopes about the economy.