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The wheat harvest was down by a third from last year to 41.5 million metric tons in 2010, while the overall grain crop fell 37 percent to 60.9 million tons, the Agriculture Ministry said Monday, citing the State Statistics Service. (Bloomberg)

Rosneft shares jumped the most in almost six months Monday, closing up more than 5.4 percent at 244.87 rubles, at the close of trading in Moscow, after the state-run oil producer agreed to swap shares with BP and form an Arctic offshore venture. (Bloomberg)

Kuwait Energy said Monday that it completed the acquisition of Pechora Energy and VIK from Concorde Oil and Gas, giving the Kuwaiti oil and gas company full working interest and operation of the Luzskoye and Chikshina oil fields. (Bloomberg)