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December 29, 2017 - 3:46:58 AM

BHP: World's largest mining company to quit US shale oil and gas

Due to pressure from its shareholders and low returns, the company decided to sell this branch of activity.

December 28, 2017 - 3:18:27 AM

Gold market: United Front of the BRICS

During a visit to China in April 2017, the vice-president of the Russian central bank, Sergey Shevtsov, discussed the idea of cooperation between BRICS and the gold market. The contours of this cooperation are beginning to be revealed, with physical gold at the centre of this project.

December 22, 2017 - 10:21:46 AM

Bank failures : savers affected

Bank failures continue and directly affect savers.

December 19, 2017 - 10:05:34 AM

Lonmin : The End

While struggling for survival, the world's third largest platinum producer has just announced its acquisition by Sibanye Stillwater, one of the top 10 gold producers in the world.

December 11, 2017 - 8:14:19 AM

The Bitcoin Whales: 1,000 People Who Own 40 Percent of the Market

On Nov. 12, someone moved almost 25,000 bitcoins, worth about $159 million at the time, to an online exchange. The news soon rippled through online forums, with bitcoin traders arguing about whether it meant the owner was about to sell the digital currency.

December 5, 2017 - 3:32:29 AM

Venezuela's New Oil-Backed Cryptocurrency Aimed at Skirting U.S. Sanctions

Surrounded by the American and international financial sanctions, Venezuela is seeking by all means to get out of the financial crisis that is hitting. Cryptocurrency is his new solution.

November 28, 2017 - 4:49:18 AM

U.S. Household Debt Reaches Record $13 Trillion: Watch Subprime Auto Loans

As the stock market soars to new heights, new data shows that U.S. household debt has reached a record high.

November 24, 2017 - 3:17:04 AM

Millennials Most Likely to Default on Student Debt

The US student loan burden is out of control, while the economy has failed to back it up with sustainable wage growth or market-competitive job creation. Meanwhile, patronage and other practices hinder the process of securing a career path further hindering the ability of young workers to service student debt.

November 22, 2017 - 3:05:18 AM

Platinum industry expects supply deficit in 2018

2017 was a difficult year for platinum. Between the consequences of dieselgate, social movements disrupting production and more recently political instability in Zimbabwe, the sector has experienced a sharp fall in price metal, putting several mining companies on the verge of bankruptcy. But a glimmer of hope seems to be appearing.

November 20, 2017 - 2:33:09 AM

Italy: A new bank in turmoil

After the failure of the Veneto banks and the rescue of Monte Dei Paschi, it's now the turn of the Carige bank to be in the spotlight.

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