Norway Withdraws More On Oil Fund; Lowers Price

For the first time need to withdraw cash sovereign wealth fund as western Europe's bigget oil exporter.

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Norwegian's Global Lavbeta II Fund Cuts Volatility With Low Beta Stocks

Oslo-based pension and insurance provider KLP beat benchmark in 5 of 7 years. The portfolio strategy to bet on stocks with low volatility is proven to be successful.

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Ineos Started Shipping US Shale Gas to Europe

Shale gas from U.S. has begun shipment to Europe. The world-largest LNG carrier Ineos Intrepid has bound for Norway carrying 27,500 m3 of liquified ethane gas.

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Opera Software ASA Receives Acquisition Offer of $1.2 Billion From Chinese Internet Companies

Opera Software, widely known for browsers, has been offered $1.2 billion to sell its 100% stake to a Chinese consortium. The buyers are awaiting a nod from the shareholders who are almost sold on the tempting offer that reflects a win-win situation for both parties.

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Norwegian's Megakopter Drone Set World Record of Lifting Heavy Cargo

A group of students in University of Oslo set a Guinness World Record by lifting a 134.5 pounds (61 kg) payloads with drone. The drone is a multi copter drone made of eight drones chained together.

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Corvus Energy Succeeds, Where U.S. Energy Startups Failed

Corvus Energy, Canadian lithium-ion battery company has successfully made it to top three in Deloitte Technology Fast 500 ranking. Recently, Statoil, Norwegian largest offshore oil and gas company also invest in Corvus battery technology.

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The new accurate way to measure the world’s wealthiest countries

New World Wealth (NWW), a South Africa-based market research consultancy, released the lists of wealthiest countries, ranked by using its own new method.

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Second interest rate cut for Norway

Falling oil price is taking its toll in Norway as the country central bank cuts interest rate again for the second times this year and the third time in 10 months. Oeystein Olsen, Norway's Central Bank governor announced the rate cut on Thursday citing that slow economic growth as the main reason.

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Europe is far behind in its electronic waste recycling target

A study conducted by Interpol and the United Nations said that only 33% of Europe's electronic wastes is correctly recycled. A large number of these electronic wastes include computers, cellphones and televisions that are dumped or traded illegally.

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Global sluggishness erodes $9B in Norway's pension fund

Adverse conditions in the global markets took a toll on Norway's Pension Fund, the world's largest sovereign fund, in the second quarter.

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Gates, UK take lead in $7.5 billion pledge for children's vaccines

International donors pledged $7.5 billion on Tuesday to immunize 300 million children in poor countries against deadly diseases such as diarrhea and pneumonia.

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Shell sells parts of Norwegian downstream business to Finland's ST1

Oil major Shell (RDSa.L) said on Thursday it had sold parts of its Norwegian downstream business to Finnish fuel firm ST1 for an undisclosed sum, further divesting parts of its downstream activities.

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Italy, Turkey to service F-35 jet, engine in Europe: Pentagon

The Pentagon on Thursday said Italy and Turkey would provide initial heavy maintenance of Lockheed Martin Corp's new F-35 fighter jet and its engine in Europe from 2018, paving the way for billions of dollars in work by companies there.

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Tanzania talks with Total, BP on hydrocarbon exploration

Tanzania has held talks with France's Total (TOTF.PA) and Britain's BP (BP.L) over oil and gas exploration, its energy ministry said on Saturday, aiming to add to major companies active in its thriving energy sector.

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Morpol founder picks up 12.9pct stake in Norwegian biomarine firm Hofseth for NOK45M

Jerzy Malek, the founder of salmon processor Morpol, picked up a 12.9% stake in Alesund, Norway-based biomarine firm Hofseth Biocare in a private placement valued at NOK45 million.

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