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  • Commodities tomorrow:

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets.

  • HARARE, April 18- Zimbabwe's mining industry needs to be "reorganised" so that it contributes more towards the African country's economy, President Robert Mugabe said on Tuesday. "There is a lot of work which is going on in that sector, not least the reorganisation whose completion we impatiently await," Mugabe, Zimbabwe's sole ruler since independence in 1980,...

  • MOSCOW, April 13- Russia, the world's third biggest gold producer, plans to launch a number of new production sites as it aims to grow in gold output. Below are some gold projects, expected to be started in Russia in coming years. Polyus Natalka H2 2017 c.14.

  • *Russia is the world's third biggest gold producer. UST-NERA, Yakutia, Russia, April 13- In winter it gets so cold that metal snaps. As alluvial deposits disappear in other areas, producers are opening mines to help Russia keep its place as the world's third biggest gold producer after China and Australia and ahead of the United States in fourth place.

  • NEW YORK/ LONDON, April 11- Gold jumped nearly 2 percent to a fresh five-month high on Tuesday as investors sought assets seen as havens from risk amid mounting political and security concerns over North Korea, the Middle East and the looming French election. Nov. 10 at the session high of $1,275.16. Uncertainty about the result of the upcoming French presidential...

  • LONDON, April 11- Gold jumped more than 1 percent on Tuesday as investors sought assets seen as havens from risk amid mounting political and security concerns over North Korea, the Middle East and the looming French election. at 1412 GMT, within striking distance of its highest level since November of $1,270.46 touched on Friday. "Tensions in the Middle East...

  • LONDON, April 11- Gold rose on Tuesday as investors sought assets seen as havens from risk as political and security tensions rose over North Korea, the Middle East and the looming French election. Spot gold inched up 0.15 percent to $1,256.10 per ounce by 0935 GMT, while U.S. gold futures rose 0.5. Heightened tensions in the Korean peninsula and Middle East...

  • Commodities tomorrow:

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets.

  • TORONTO, April 10- Canada's main stock index fell on Monday as financial and gold mining shares lost ground, offsetting gains for the energy group as oil prices rose. The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index was down 8.23 points, or 0.05 percent, at 15,658.90, shortly after the open. Five of the index's 10 main groups were lower.

  • Gold bullion Ivory Coast

    Gold nearly cleared an important hurdle on the charts.

  • BUENOS AIRES/ TORONTO, April 7- Argentina mining officials told Barrick Gold Corp it must overhaul environmental and operating processes at its Veladero mine, following last week's cyanide solution spill, while the country's environment ministry asked for a total suspension of operations, according to statements on Friday. "We have told the company to change...

  • BUENOS AIRES/ TORONTO, April 7- Argentina mining officials told Barrick Gold it must overhaul environmental and operating processes at its Veladero mine, following last week's cyanide solution spill, while the country's environment ministry asked for a total suspension of operations, according to statements on Friday. The meeting, including Barrick...

  • BUENOS AIRES, April 7- Argentina's environmental ministry asked a federal court to totally suspend operations at Barrick Gold Corp's Veladero mine in San Juan province, according to a statement issued by the ministry on Friday, following the rupture of a pipe carrying cyanide solution last week. After the incident, the third in 18 months involving...

  • TORONTO, April 7- Canada's main stock index fell on Friday as the financials group lost ground, while gold mining shares climbed after escalating geopolitical tensions boosted gold prices. Financial shares fell 0.5 percent as Canada's 10- year yield hit a four-month low at 1.505 percent. Bank of Montreal, Canada's fourth-biggest lender, said its Chief...

  • TORONTO, April 7- Canada's main stock index seesawed on Friday as the financials group lost ground, while gold mining shares climbed after escalating geopolitical tensions boosted gold prices. The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index was up 5.05 points, or 0.03 percent, at 15,702.23, shortly after the open. Six of the index's 10 main groups were...

  • LONDON, April 7- Gold hit a five-month high on Friday as investors looking for safety piled into the precious metal after the United States fired cruise missiles at a Syrian airbase, escalating tensions with Russia and Iran. Russia, a staunch ally of Syria, said relations between Washington and Moscow had been seriously damaged by the strike which was in...

  • LONDON, April 7- Gold hit a five-month high on Friday as investors looking for safety piled into the precious metal after the United States fired dozens of cruise missiles at a Syrian airbase, escalating tensions with Russia and Iran. Russia, a staunch ally of Syria, said the strike had seriously damaged relations between Washington and Moscow after the U.S....

  • SYDNEY, April 7- London copper prices firmed on Friday as the U.S. dollar fell after the United States launched cruise missiles against an air base in Syria. Geopolitical concerns related to Syria will dominate markets over the next few days, with gold likely to climb and base metals easing if tension escalates, said analyst Daniel Morgan of UBS in Sydney.

  • Gold hit a near five-month peak on Friday, rising over one percent on safe-haven buying after the U.S. military launched cruise missile strikes against a Syrian air base controlled by President Bashar al-Assad's forces.

  • TORONTO, April 6- Canada's main stock index climbed modestly on Thursday, helped by energy and financial stocks, but the market was mostly subdued ahead of a big meeting between the United States and China, and employment data due on Friday. The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index rose 54.19 points, or 0.35 percent, to close at 15,697.18.