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Russia bans Western investors from selling banking, key energy stakes

* This content was produced in Russia, where the law restricts coverage of Russian military operations in Ukraine MOSCOW, Aug 5 (Reuters) - Russia has banned investors from so-called unfriendly countries from selling shares in key energy projects and banks until the end of the year, stepping up pressure in the sanctions stand-off with the West. Western countries and allies, including Japan, have piled financial restrictions on Russia since it sent troops into Ukraine in late February.
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Russia bans Western investors from selling banking, key energy stakes

(Corrects story to show Sakhalin-2 is not covered by new decree) * This content was produced in Russia, where the law restricts coverage of Russian military operations in Ukraine MOSCOW, Aug 5 (Reuters) - Russia has banned investors from so-called unfriendly countries from selling shares in key energy projects and banks until the end of the year, stepping up pressure in the sanctions stand-off with the West.
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Higher interest rates a 'bright spot' for Europe's banks

* Banks from Spain to Britain get a lift * Follows years of ultra-low interest rates * Germany's Commerzbank benefiting from higher rates By Tom Sims, Jesús Aguado and Lawrence White FRANKFURT/MADRID/LONDON, Aug 3 (Reuters) - European banks are hoping the boost to their businesses from higher interest rates will be long-lasting as they navigate the economic fallout of war, soaring inflation, and a looming energy crisis.
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SocGen reports smaller-than-expected loss after costly Russia exit

* 3.3 bln euro hit from Russian unit sale * Q2 loss at 1.5 bln vs expectations of over 2 bln * Revenues came in higher than expected By Julien Ponthus PARIS, Aug 3 (Reuters) - Buoyant retail and investment banking activity helped Societe Generale SOGN.PA to report a smaller-than-expected loss in the second quarter as it absorbed a 3.3-billion-euro hit following the sale of its Russia business.
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SocGen posts better than expected Q2 loss after Russia sale

PARIS, Aug 3 (Reuters) - French bank Societe Generale posted a better-than-expected loss of 1.48 billion euros ($1.51 billion) in the second quarter as buoyant activity across retail and investment banking helped it offset losses from the sale of its Russian unit. France's third biggest listed bank had said the sale of the unit, Rosbank, would trigger a 3.3 billion euro hit.
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