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Asian banks show opposition to funding coal power

According to The Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA), Asian banks are now adding to the growing number of financial institutions and governments exiting coal – a number now at 112 banks.
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World Gold Council to develop Chinese gold market

The World Gold Council and ICBC have signed a MoU for strategic cooperation within China’s gold market.
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African mining shows steady progress in an uncertain world

Despite escalating trade wars keeping commodity prices in check Standard Bank anticipates miners will continue to pursue pockets of opportunity.
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Commodity outlook: factors to influence gold in 2019

The World Gold Council anticipates that key factors that drove gold in the second half of 2018 will continue to hold sway over the market in 2019.
platinum

Commodity outlook: demand for platinum group metals to increase

The World Platinum Investment Council believes 2019 looks encouraging for platinum group metals based on continued demand growth for platinum.
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Top 10 ways to re-energize South Africa’s mining industry

BCG has identified 10 priority interventions and the roles South Africa’s Government and mining industry can play in them.
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Leveraging mineral resources for investment in Zimbabwe

The advent of 2019 has made it clear that the path to economic recovery for Zimbabwe will require significant foreign direct investment.

Report: China supports global coal power plant developments

A new report by the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis finds China is funding over one-quarter of coal plants currently under development outside the country. 
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Harmony selected for 2019 Bloomberg gender-equality index

Harmony Gold announced that it is one of 230 companies selected for the 2019 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index.
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China and US battle for African infrastructure

New research from Baker McKenzie shows that development finance lending from state-backed institutions is the most important.

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