FRANKFURT, Dec 20 - Capital Stage, a Hamburg-based operator of wind and solar parks, plans to invest hundreds of millions of euros next year after gaining insurer Gothaer as a partner, its chief executive told a German newspaper.
SHANGHAI, Dec 20 - China has cut red-tape for foreign bank branch openings and entry into renminbi business, state media said on Saturday, the latest in a series of measures to liberalise the banking sector.
MUSCAT, Dec 20 - Oman's State General Reserve Fund (SGRF) has boosted its buying of shares in the local stock market as prices have slid to attractive levels, the fund's executive president said.
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Dec 19 - U.S. health regulators on Friday approved AbbVie's all-oral treatment for hepatitis C, and the company said the drug would cost $83,319 for a typical 12-week plan, a bit below its huge selling competitor Solvadi from Gilead Sciences.
NEW DELHI - Prime Minister Narendra Modi may consider using an executive order to push through laws overhauling the insurance and coal sectors, if the increasingly fractious parliament fails to pass them soon, two government officials said on Friday.