Brazilian state-run oil firm
Petrobras has begun a long-term test in the Forno
area in the Albacora field, in the so-called pre-salt region of
the Campos Basin, it said in a securities filing on Sunday.
Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund is
not planning for or even considering a margin loan backed by its
investment in SoftBank Group Corp's Vision Fund, it
said on Sunday in response to a media report.
Syrian tycoon Rami Makhlouf issued
a video statement on Sunday saying officials had told him to
quit as head of mobile operator Syriatel, in the latest twist in
a tussle over assets and taxes that has uncovered a rift at the
heart of the ruling elite.