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Commodity Prices

Commodity prices are the market values of the many raw materials of our world. Touching our everyday life, commodities include oil, natural gas, gold, silver, cattle, wheat, corn, and lumber. As well as the nearly 90 other assets that trade on commodity exchanges. For most

The Week in Oil and Gold

In “Futures In Focus”, Bob Iaccino, founder at Path Trading Partners, discusses this week’s moves in the commodities market. He speaks on “Bloomberg Markets.”

‘World’s longest salt cave’ discovered in Israel

The 10km (6.2 miles) of passages and chambers inside Malham Cave, overlooking the Dead Sea, were mapped out over two years. The desert site was near where, according to the Bible, Lot’s wife was turned into a pillar of salt. This happens when rainwater flows

Towards clean drinking water for all

Under the theme: Leaving no one behind, water for all, the Department set out to highlight the importance of water in the livelihoods of the general public and the country’s economy. In a statement released during the week, the department noted that National Water Week could

State of Mining in South Africa

  According to Chamber of Mines (CoM) spokesperson Charmane Russell, the illegal mining industry “is believed to run into billions of rands yearly”. It is often organized criminally and carried out under the auspices of organized criminal syndicates. “Illegal miners operate outside the law and

NNPC Releases Guidelines for 2019 Crude Oil Swap Contract

According to the corporation, the invitation of participants in the swap contract was in line with Nigeria’s public contract and procurement law – the Public Procurement Act 2007, as well as its policy and procedures on same. It said the decision to engage qualified and

France, Kenya agree on deals worth three billion euros

On the first-ever visit to Kenya by a French head of state, presidents Emmanuel Macron and Uhuru Kenyatta announced a series of public-private infrastructure deals, totaling three billion euros (2.65 billion euros). Key among the contracts between French companies and the Kenyan state will be

Mastercard branding now includes a ‘mogo’

Writing exclusively for WARC, Raja Rajamannar outlines a lengthy process that involved much research and works with artists, composers, musicologists, and agencies. “This has helped us to create a sonic brand architecture, which we believe is the first of its kind anywhere,” he says. “It