* M&A in oil & gas sector highest on records back to 1970s
ACCRA, Nov 21 - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) said on Friday it made significant progress in a third round of talks with Ghana on a financial aid programme aimed at helping the West African country out of a fiscal crisis.
* Salamander up after Ophir's offer to buy peer (Adds RBS)
HOUSTON, Nov 21 - Energy companies have long touted to Wall Street investors the number of acres they lease or own as a measure of how many oil and gas shale wells they can potentially drill.
NEW DELHI - Prime Minister Narendra Modi has a long list of pro-growth measures to implement over the next four months, but time may have already run out to breathe enough life into the economy to meet the tough 2014/15 fiscal deficit target without cuts.