Deutsche Bank has reached a settlement with the US Justice Department to pay $3.1 billion (2.9 billion euros) in civil penalties and provide $4.1 billion relief to consumers. It is the DoJ’s first accord with a European bank over misconduct that contributed to the US housing-market collapse. Source Deutsche Welle
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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Sunday his country may take further action against Kurdish militants in Iraq and Syria and insisted U.S. support for such groups “must come to an end.” Source Bloomberg
U.S. gasoline demand fell 2.4 percent in February from a year earlier, the second straight monthly decline, according to data released on Friday by the U.S. Energy Information Administration that suggested the market may have trouble repeating last year’s record volumes. Gasoline demand fell 218,000 barrels per day to 8.988 million bpd in February, according to the EIA’s petroleum supply monthly report. Source Reuters
Turkey and Russia have reached an agreement in principle on the delivery of Russian-made S-400 long-range surface-to-air missile systems to the Turkish side and are negotiating the price and joint production issues, Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Friday. Source Tass