Turkish cenbank's average cost of funding to rise to 19.25 pct on Friday- bankers

ANKARA, Aug 17 The Turkish central bank's average cost of funding will rise to 19.25 percent on Friday, from 18.14 percent a day earlier, bankers told Reuters, after the bank did not open a repo auction for the second consecutive day.

UPDATE 1-Angry Birds maker Rovio's games get sales boost

HELSINKI, Aug 17 Rovio Entertainment, the maker of the "Angry Birds" mobile game series and movie, on Friday reported an increase in second-quarter sales at its games business, providing a positive sign for investors after a profit warning in February.

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Denmark's Maersk to spin off drilling business, sell down Total stake

COPENHAGEN, Aug 17 Danish shipping company A.P. Moller-Maersk said on Friday it would spin off its offshore drilling operation and list the unit in Copenhagen next year.

Regulatory News, 12:03pm IST

PRESS DIGEST- Financial Times - Aug 17

Aug 17 The following are the top stories in the Financial Times. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

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Brazil´s Itaú BBA expects up to 10 share offerings in 2018

SAO PAULO, Aug 16 Between one and six Brazilian companies could file for share offerings by the end of the year, depending on the presidential election outcome in October, Roderick Greenlees, head of investment banking at Itaú BBA SA , said on Thursday.

Regulatory News, 16 Aug 2018

U.S. Treasury to sell $14 bln inflation-indexed notes

WASHINGTON, Aug 16 For details of the U.S. Treasury's auction of reopened 5-year Treasury Inflation Protected Securities:

16 Aug 2018

CEE MARKETS-Currencies regain ground as lira calms down, caution remains

* Hungary bond sales smooth, demand weaker than usual * CEE currencies firm as Turkish lira jitters don't return * Investors remain cautious, equities mixed (Recasts with bond auctions, Turkish finance minister's comment) By Sandor Peto BUDAPEST, Aug 16 Central European currencies regained some ground on Thursday, benefiting from a calmer Turkish lira after jitters earlier this week that spilled over into other emerging markets. The currencies have often eas

Regulatory News, 16 Aug 2018

U.S. Treasury to sell $96 bln in bills

WASHINGTON, Aug 16 For details of the U.S. Treasury's auctions of 13-week and 26-week bills next week, see:

16 Aug 2018

CEE MARKETS-Smooth auction seen in Hungary despite lira-driven jitters

* Hungary seen smoothly selling bonds despite latest jitters * CEE currencies firm as Turkish lira jitters do not return By Sandor Peto BUDAPEST, Aug 16 Hungary is expected to sell bonds at its bi-weekly auction smoothly on Thursday as a calmer Turkish lira helped a rebound in Central European currencies. The lira's plunge has put the region's markets on a rollercoaster as investors tried to cut losses suffered in Turkey by selling assets in other emerging market

16 Aug 2018

Alibaba-backed online parenting firm Babytree eyeing up to $1 bln HK IPO -sources

* Babytree looking to raise $800 mln to $1 bln in HK IPO -sources

Regulatory News, 16 Aug 2018