INSIGHT-Musk's Tesla faces German battle over battery-powered homes *Germany seen among most promising power-battery markets. *Tesla Powerwall to launch in 3 markets, including Germany. FRANKFURT, Nov 27- If Elon Musk's vision of millions of households producing all their own power becomes a reality, it will probably happen first in Germany.
| By: Vera Eckert and Christoph Steitz
Has OPEC achieved its aims? Abhishek Deshpande, oil analyst at Natixis, says OPEC is close to achieving its aim of capturing market share from U.S. oil companies.
Russia to keep cooperating with coalition over Syria Russia will keep cooperating with the United States and its partners to fight Islamic State in Syria, but that cooperation will be in jeopardy if there are any repeats of Turkey's shooting down of a Russian jet, Russia's Vladimir Putin said.
Things to know about marine aquaculture SAN DIEGO— Some 90 percent of seafood consumed by Americans is imported, yet the Obama administration's push to expand U.S. marine aquaculture into federal waters has failed to see one offshore farm in operation, nearly two years after the first permit was issued. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is pushing for marine aquaculture...
Source: The Associated Press
| By: By JULIE WATSON, Associated Press
Russia-Turkey tensions put a brake on new wheat deals -traders Relations between Russia, one of the world's largest wheat exporters, and Turkey, the largest buyer of Russian wheat, have quickly deteriorated after Turkey shot down a Russian air force jet during an operation in Syria earlier this week. Russia, which supplies wheat to Turkey mostly by the Azov Sea, exported 1.4 million tonnes of wheat to Turkey in July-October,...
| By: Polina Devitt and Sarah McFarlane
UPDATE 1-Five banks hired to manage Coal India stake sale - IFR *SBI Capital, ICICI Securities among banks hired. Nov 26- Five Indian investment banks including ICICI Securities and SBI Capital have been hired to manage the government's sale of a 10 percent stake in state-controlled Coal India, IFR reported on Thursday, citing two sources close to the matter. Other banks which have been hired to manage the offering are Axis...
Japan to tackle maternity harassment, day care to slow population decline TOKYO, Nov 26- Japan has set its sights on stopping maternity harassment, increasing day care centers and allowing more workers to take time off after childbirth in a bid to slow its declining population and shore up the economy. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will also offer some cash handouts to the poorest pensioners as the government releases policies this week...
| By: Stanley White
Spanish renewable energy firm in bankruptcy protection steps MADRID— Spanish renewable energy and engineering giant Abengoa says it has begun bankruptcy protection proceedings in a bid to avoid what could be one of the country's largest insolvencies. Abengoa told Spain's market regulator in a statement Wednesday that it will be seeking preliminary protection from creditors with the aim of reaching a deal on its...
Source: The Associated Press