Thursday, December 3, 2020

Goldman says copper bull run ‘fully underway,’ sees potential for record high

Goldman says copper bull run 'fully underway,' sees potential for record high
The smelter is melting copper on July 23, 2020 in Jinhua, Zhejiang, China. TPG | Getty Images News | Getty Images LONDON — Analysts at Goldman Sachs believe copper prices could soon test their existing record highs, saying the bull run for the industrial metal is...

Ghana: Chiefs angry over funeral plans for ex-president Rawlings – Africa-News24Nation

Ghana's former President Rawlings is dead - Africa Feeds
Advertisement - Some traditional rulers in Ghana are outraged over the burial arrangements for ex-Ghanaian President Jerry Rawlings. It follows the announcement by the funeral planning committee that the funeral of Jerry Rawlings will be held on December 23 at the Independence Square in Accra. In a statement...

Delay in vaccine rollout is the top risk to the economic recovery, ECB member says

Delay in vaccine rollout is the top risk to the economic recovery, ECB member says
Bank of Greece governor Yannis Stournaras delivers a speech during a meeting of the bank's shareholders. ANGELOS TZORTZINIS | AFP | Getty Images LONDON — A potential delay to the distribution of coronavirus vaccines is the biggest risk facing the economic recovery in the euro zone,...

Africa: Exclusive – Interview With the UNAIDS Director on HIV Control and the Covid-19 Pandemic

Africa: Afreximbank $400m to Drive Agricultural Productivity
How has Covid-19 affected HIV services in Africa? Even before Covid-19 hit the HIV response in Africa was already off track. Last year, 1.7million people globally were newly infected. That is three times more than the target that had been set. Also, 690,000 people died...

Salesforce beats earnings estimates but reports slowing revenue and weak forecast

Salesforce beats earnings estimates but reports slowing revenue and weak forecast
Marc Benioff of the United States, Chairman and CEO of Salesforce.com, delivers a speech at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, on January 22, 2020. Fabrice Coffrini | AFP | Getty Images Salesforce shares moved 4% lower in extended trading on Tuesday after the enterprise...

Ghana holds special voting ahead of December 7 polls – Africa-News24Nation

Ghana holds special voting ahead of December 7 polls - Africa Feeds
Advertisement - Ghana is holding a special voting exercise ahead of the actual voting day on December 7, 2020. Over 100,000 registered voters largely security officers, journalists and persons expected to discharge election duties on December 7 are casting their ballots. Covid-19 protocols are being strictly adhered...

China may find alternatives sources, but Australian produce can still compete, S&P Global Platts says

China may find alternatives sources, but Australian produce can still compete, S&P Global Platts says
SINGAPORE — Australia is in an unfavorable position in its trade dispute with China, which has found alternative sources like the U.S. for supplies, according to S&P Global Platts. China is currently importing a lot of produce from the U.S., including wheat, corn and soybeans,...

Africa: South Africa Has the Best HIV Policies, Report Finds

Africa: Afreximbank $400m to Drive Agricultural Productivity
Progressive policies linked to drop in new infections in Southern Africa About 70% of South Africans with HIV are on antiretroviral treatment. South Africa is the top country in the world for adopting progressive HIV policies, according to the 2020 Global HIV Policy Report. The report was...

DOJ has not found fraud that would reverse Biden win over Trump, Attorney General William Barr says

DOJ has not found fraud that would reverse Biden win over Trump, Attorney General William Barr says
U.S. Attorney General William Barr testifies during a House Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, in Washington, July 28, 2020. Chip Somodevilla | POOL | Reuters The U.S. Department of Justice has not found evidence of large-scale ballot fraud that would reverse President-elect Joe Biden's projected...