Race to refine: the bid to clean up Africa’s gold rush

In a refinery just outside Uganda's main airport, workers slip bars of freshly refined gold into clear plastic bags sealed with a sticker of the national flag - black, yellow and red - and the label "Ugandan's Treasure.".....»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 15th, 2020

"Gold rush": Race is on for health data in East Europe"s frontier market

Eastern Europe is a new frontier for private medical care, and insurers and tech startups are racing to steal a march on their rivals by harnessing the region's health data......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 9th, 2020

Illegal African Gold Is Flooding Through UAE

Authored by Alex Kimani via, There is a new gold rush in Africa, and the UAE is busy cashing in on the lucrative yet unregulated industry, as exposed by an.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 28th, 2019

Gold is on pace for its biggest slide in 7 years as investors rush back to stocks and Treasurys

Michael Dalder/Reuters Spot gold is set to post its biggest one-day crash since 2013 as investors dump the precious metal for risk assets. The precious metal tumbled as much as 4.7%, to $1,932.28, .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 11th, 2020

Maps show how access to green spaces in South African cities is still dictated by race in a "Green Apartheid"

Getty Images / Hello Africa Satellite data has unveiled extreme disparities between access to urban green spaces in South African cities, according to recent research b.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 9th, 2020

Market Extra: What does a stratospheric rally for gold mean for the stock market?

The rush for bullion, unsurprisingly comes amid the worst public-health crisis in generations, but what does the climb in the centuries-old haven asset mean for stocks over the longer term?.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 31st, 2020

Gold’s Ups and Downs

King Midas lusted after it. The Incas worshipped it. Shiny flakes of it set off a 19th-century rush to California and families in India use it to store wealth on the arms of their daughters. Gold’s allure remains as untarnished as the noble met.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostJul 27th, 2020

A race is on to make enough small glass vials to deliver coronavirus vaccine around the world

Glass vials for vaccine are in demand as governments and drug companies rush to lock down supply.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostJul 14th, 2020

Industrial leasing at a pause, but sales market is in a "gold rush," broker says

While leasing for industrial space in Q2 was slower than in Q1, the market for industrial investment sales is the hottest ever, a Cushman & Wakefield managing director says......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 14th, 2020

A race is on to make enough glass vials to deliver covid-19 vaccine globally

Glass vials for a vaccine are in demand as governments and drug companies rush to lock down a supply......»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytJul 14th, 2020

Companies race to swallow poison pills to thwart hostile bids as stock prices plunge

In March alone, 57 public companies adopted poison pills as they rush to shore up their takeover defenses, according to research from Sidley Austin......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 22nd, 2020

We’ve Lost Time in the Race for a Covid-19 Cure

A rush to test drugs quickly, rather than carefully, has hindered the hunt for a proven, evidence-based treatment......»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 29th, 2020

Binance-Backed Crypto Payments App Launches as Race for Africa Heats Up

The payments app launched initially in Nigeria, but there are plans to expand to 30 African nations his year......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskApr 23rd, 2020

Fed"s Bullard: Government should create "gold rush" by funding all costs of companies that want to make coronavirus tests

This is a Real-time headline. These are breaking news, delivered the minute it happens, delivered ticker-tape style. Visit or the quote page for more information about this breaking news......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 17th, 2020

Market Extra: Exxon borrows $9.5 billion as investment-grade companies race to fill war chests ahead of earnings

Exxon Mobil Corp., undeterred by sinking oil prices, borrowed another $9.5 billion in the U.S. corporate bond market on Monday, adding to the rush of companies building up cash amid the coronavirus pandemic......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 13th, 2020

Fed"s coronavirus stimulus sparks gold rush

A lending program that the Fed announced Thursday is one of several measures the central bank has taken in recent weeks to protect the economy from a virtual shutdown ordered to help limit the spread of the viral disease......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 9th, 2020

Coronavirus to fuel gold-miner deals: Barrick Gold CEO

The gold mining industry has 14 so-called tier-one assets and Barrick already has six of them, including three in Nevada, two in Africa and one in the Dominican Republic......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 7th, 2020

Gold-Backed Stablecoins Race to Keep Up With Crisis-Driven Demand

Gold-backed crypto tokens continue to rise in price as sourcing gold itself during the coronavirus-induced downturn is reportedly getting more difficult......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskMar 26th, 2020

Itronics Announces "Clean Tech Materials" Growth Plan

RENO, Nevada, March 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Itronics Inc. (OTC:ITRO), an emerging "Clean Tech Materials" growth Company that produces GOLD'n GRO Multi-Nutrient Fertilizers and Silver, is releasing tod.....»»

Category: earningsSource: benzingaMar 17th, 2020

Gold Declines as Virus Panic Spurs Sell Off; Palladium Jumps

Gold declined as investors rush to raise cash to cover losses in other markets amid a surge in volatility across assets, with global leaders striking a pessimistic tone over the likely economic impact of the coronavirus outbreak......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 17th, 2020

Subways, airports in costly rush to clean

New York disinfected more than 4,000 subway cars, 5,300 buses and roughly 2,500 commuter train cars last weekend. Every rail and subway station in the nation’s largest mass-transit system was also... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMar 14th, 2020