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Ghana strike ends but election campaign to test IMF deal further
less than 1 minute ago by Thomson Reuters
Commodities Mentioned: Cocoa, Gold and Precious Metals

* Govt set to negotiate 2016 pay round with labour

* Wage growth ballooned in last election year

* School teachers threaten to strike in Sept

By Matthew ...

South Africa, hit by electricity shortages, opens first power station in 20 years
less than 1 minute ago by Thomson Reuters
Commodities Mentioned: Coal

By Peroshni Govender

LEPHALALE, South Africa, Aug 30 (Reuters) - President Jacob Zuma opened South Africa's first new power plant in 20 years on Sunday...

Zimbabwe relaxes empowerment law to boost investment-govt paper
less than 1 minute ago by Thomson Reuters
Commodities Mentioned: Gold and Precious Metals

HARARE, Aug 30 (Reuters) - Zimbabwe, suffering from economic recession and lack of foreign investment, is relaxing a black economic empowerment law fo...

MIDEAST STOCKS-Saudi Arabia surges, boosted by stronger oil
1 hour ago by Thomson Reuters
Commodities Mentioned: Crude Oil, Products from Crude Oil

DUBAI, Aug 30 (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's stock market continued its sharp rebound in early trade on Sunday as stronger oil prices lifted shares in the...

Yesterday

Stronger greenback helps boost Australian gold
7 hours ago by Thomson Reuters
Commodities Mentioned: Gold and Precious Metals

By James Regan

SYDNEY, Aug 30 (Reuters) - A stronger U.S. dollar is helping drive Australian gold production and buffeting local prospectors from the e...

UPDATE 1-Regulator in Canada's Alberta shuts in 95 Nexen pipelines over "noncompliance"
9 hours ago by Thomson Reuters
Commodities Mentioned: Crude Oil, Products from Crude Oil

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By Mike De Souza

CALGARY, Canada, Aug 29 (Reuters) - Alberta's energy regulator has shut in 95 Nexen Energy pip...

Syncrude not certain whether plant fire will affect production
13 hours ago by Thomson Reuters
Commodities Mentioned: Crude Oil

By Mike De Souza

CALGARY, Aug 29 (Reuters) - The operator of Canada's largest synthetic crude project said on Saturday it is investigating the causes o...

Regulator in Canada's Alberta shuts in 95 Nexen pipelines over "noncompliance"
15 hours ago by Thomson Reuters
Commodities Mentioned: Crude Oil, Products from Crude Oil

By Mike De Souza

CALGARY, Canada, Aug 29 (Reuters) - Alberta's energy regulator has shut in 95 Nexen Energy pipelines, over concerns the company allege...

Aug 28, 2015

CANADA STOCKS-TSX ends higher as energy, mining shares jump
5:56PM ET on Friday Aug 28, 2015 by Thomson Reuters
Commodities Mentioned: Crude Oil, Heating Oil, Gasoline, Products from Crude Oil

TORONTO, Aug 28 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index climbed on Friday, driven by a surge in shares of energy and mining companies rebounding from th...

Brazil senator expects vote on sub-salt oil law in September
5:02PM ET on Friday Aug 28, 2015 by Thomson Reuters
Commodities Mentioned: Crude Oil, Natural Gas

RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 28 (Reuters) - Brazilian Senator Jose Serra said on Friday he expects a vote on changing the country's oil law to ease demands on ...