Russia's Rusal in talks to resume reinsurance with Western companies 10:43am EST

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's Rusal, the world's second-largest aluminum producer, is in talks to resume reinsuring its risks with Western companies after the United States lifted sanctions on the group, officials with Russian National Reinsurance Co (RNRC) said.  Full Article

World stocks lifted to 2 1/2-month highs by trade optimism 10:00am EST 

London (Reuters) - Hopes for progress in Sino-U.S. trade talks and expectations of policy stimulus from central banks lifted world stocks to 2 1/2- month highs on Monday, though European gains were held back by concern over the outlook for auto makers.  Full Article  

U.S. agency submits auto tariff probe report to White House Sunday, 17 Feb 2019 

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Commerce Department sent a report on Sunday to U.S. President Donald Trump that could unleash steep tariffs on imported cars and auto parts, provoking a sharp backlash from the industry even before it is unveiled, the agency confirmed.  Full Article