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    Commodities

    Opec agreement: the winners and the losers

    After a day of intense talks on Wednesday, Opec agreed to a cut of almost 1.2m barrels a day The deal in theory Opec has won a deal…

    China tightens gold import quotas

    China has curbed gold imports in the wake of government attempts to clamp down on capital leaving the country, according to traders and bankers. Some banks with licences…

    Opec oil output cut brings relief to Saudi Arabia

    Since oil prices fell in 2014 Riyadh has burnt through $200bn in foreign reserves © Bloomberg Opec’s market-moving deal to cut output by 1.2m barrels a day has…

    Healthcare

    Can You Treat Psoriasis with Turmeric?

    What is psoriasis and what is turmeric? Learn about the possible health benefits of turmeric and whether or not it can…

    Oil&Gas

    Rodent bait from oil sands poisoning animals commonly trapped in Alberta

    Environment Canada said rat poison from oil sands facilities could be killing animals that are traditionally trapped for their furs. The study, released last week, found rat…

    Energy

    CHARTS: Death of the coking coal contract

    CHARTS: Death of the coking coal contract

    Coking coal prices retreated on Friday, but only slightly, holding above $300 a tonne after two months of insane gains. According to data provided by the Steel…

    Technology

    Hideo Kojima’s ‘Death Stranding’ Looks Beautifully Weird In New Trailer, Artwork

    The latest trailer and artwork for Hideo Kojima’s ‘Death Stranding’ leave us with more questions than answers.…

    Base Metals

    Mine closures will slow global nickel market growth to 2020 – report

    Despite increased demand for nickel, low profitability owing to the combination of persistently low prices and higher costs may result in project closures over the next five…

    Mining

    Cameroon involved in Central African ‘conflict diamonds’ trade — report

    Cameroon involved in Central African ‘conflict diamonds’ trade — report

    Illicit trafficking of diamonds from the Central African Republic (CAR) into neighbouring Cameroon continues to partially finance an almost three-year conflict, a report published Friday shows. According…

    Gold

    Gold price hit by fresh weakness

    Gold was coming under renewed pressure in Asian trading on Thursday with the strong dollar and an imminent interest rate rise in the US taking most of the…

    Services & IT

    Connect Hands Out 8 Most Innovative New Product Awards

    Connect, the San Diego nonprofit supporting local innovation and entrepreneurship, handed out its Most Innovative New Product Awards at a dinner last night in La Jolla—recognizing innovations…

    E&P

    Thursday Sector Leaders: Oil & Gas Exploration & Production, Transportation Services

    Thursday Sector Leaders: Oil & Gas Exploration & Production, Transportation Services Dec 1, 2016 Dec 01, 2016 (MarketNewsVideo.com via COMTEX) — In trading on Thursday, oil &…