Africa enjoys oil boom as drilling spreads across continent

Africa is finally seeing the benefits from the recovery in crude prices as companies ramp up drilling from Algeria to Namibia.

China reports weakest manufacturing growth in more than two years

China reported slower manufacturing growth in October for the second straight month as the country's trade war dispute with the U.S. continues.

Oil trades below $68 as investors assess mixed supply outlook

Oil traded below $68 a barrel as traders assessed mixed supply signals from producers.

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World's fastest-growing economy facing cash crunch

​​​​​​​India’s tight money conditions and fears of a contagion following a debt crisis at a local lender dented demand and put a muzzle on animal spirits in the world’s fastest-growing major economy.

Posted: 11 days ago   Views: 4973
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Nestle, Cargill again face suit by ex-slaves in cocoa fields

Six former child slaves from Mali who accused food producers Nestle SAand Cargill Inc. of aiding and abetting their forced labor in African cocoa fields won a fresh chance at making their case in a U.S. court.

Posted: 13 days ago   Views: 3982
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Saudi signs deals worth $50 billion in oil, gas and infrastructure

Saudi Arabia signed deals worth more than $50 billion in oil, gas, infrastructure and other sectors at an investment conference in Riyadh on Tuesday, officials there said.

Posted: 14 days ago   Views: 4061
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Saudi Investment Summit opens with Russian, U.A.E. executives

The heads of Saudi Arabia’s wealth fund and the Russian Direct Investment Fund kicked off an investment summit that’s being held amid international outcry over the death of a government critic.

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Kenya warns against unlicensed online forex trading

Kenya’s Capital Markets Authority (CMA) warned Kenyans on Monday against online foreign exchange trading through unlicensed entities, saying they risked losing their investments.

Posted: 15 days ago   Views: 2488
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Kenya to establish gold refinery in bid to boost mining revenue

Kenya is seeking consultants for a feasibility study on a planned gold refinery in the East African nation’s western town of Kakamega, in a bid to boost earnings by small-scale miners.

Posted: 18 days ago   Views: 2683
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Firms defy pressure over Saudi conference

Major companies registered for a business conference in Saudi Arabia next week still plan to attend, despite growing pressure for a boycott.

Posted: 19 days ago   Views: 2786
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What Jack Ma wants to teach aspiring entrepreneurs

Jack Ma, the iconic co-founder of Chinese tech giant Alibaba, said he's returning to teaching after stepping down as chairman of the company. And he has his lesson plan drawn up.

Posted: 20 days ago   Views: 3191
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Societe Generale CEO cancels attendance at Saudi Arabia investment conference

The chief executive of French bank Societe Generale has cancelled his attendance at a Saudi Arabia investment conference, as leading business executives pull out amid widespread concern about the fate of a Saudi journalist.

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Oil slips before supply data while U.S.-Saudi tension simmers

Oil retreated before weekly U.S. inventory data even as the disappearance of a critic of the Saudi Arabian regime threatened to spark a diplomatic crisis.

Posted: 21 days ago   Views: 2533
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