Spot News

- ‘Rogue broker’ at PVM blamed for oil spike
Loses $10m on unauthorised trades (FT)

- UN nuclear watchdog chooses new head
Japanese diplomat to lead IAEA (Reuters)

- Chinese talk to Repsol about Argentine arm
Spanish group in talks to sell YPF to CNPC (FT)

- China’s oil ambitions take it to new frontiers
CNPC’s bid shows Chinese firms are potent competitors (FT)

- Exelon sets out ‘final’ bid for NRG
Sweetens hostile bid to $7.5bn (FT)

- BP takes risk in Iraq while others balk
CEO Hayward’s decision may pay off (FT)

- Spain reprieves ageing nuclear plant
Economic pressures postpone closure (FT)

- Suspicion of Russian reliability fuels change of heart
Ukrainian spat with Moscow focuses attention to nuclear (FT)

- Gas feud sets scene for Indian test case
Reliance Industries fights court ruling (FT)