[BENGALURU] Gold prices edged higher on Friday after gloomy US nonfarm payrolls data magnified the economic toll from the coronavirus, although a stronger US dollar capped bullion's advance.

[NEW YORK] Crude futures surged for a second day on Friday, with both US and Brent contracts posting their largest weekly percentage gains on record due to hopes that a global deal to cut crude...

COAL producer Golden Energy and Resources (Gear) has snagged a controlling stake in Stanmore Coal, a day after announcing a fresh takeover bid for the Australian firm.

[JOHANNESBURG] ArcelorMittal South Africa has issued force majeure notices to customers and suppliers "where appropriate" as a nationwide three-week lockdown impacts Africa's biggest steel...

[LONDON] Deep output cuts by Opec and other oil producing nations will not prevent a huge build up of crude, the head of the International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Friday, urging the world's...

[NEW YORK] Credit Suisse has a message for investors in its triple-leveraged oil exchange-traded notes (ETNs): Buy at your own risk.

[MOSCOW] Russia's Rusal has approved a new long-term aluminium supply contract with Glencore worth up to US$16.3 billion, it said in a Hong-Kong regulatory statement on Friday.

[BENGALURU] Gold prices were subdued on Friday as the US dollar strengthened, but they were stuck in a narrow range ahead of US nonfarm payrolls data that could provide further clarity on the...

[LONDON] The Opec+ crude oil exporter group is debating cutting global supply by 10 million barrels per day, an Opec source said on Friday, adding any further cuts must include producers from...

[JAKARTA] Palm oil plantations in top palm producer Indonesia have imposed protocols to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus among workers but have no plans to reduce workers' hours or...

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Apr 4, 2020 02:40 PM

Covid-19: All public libraries to close from April 7

[SINGAPORE] All 25 public libraries will be closed from next Tuesday till May 4 owing to coronavirus pandemic, the...

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Tesla cuts contractors from California, Nevada factories

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Apr 4, 2020 12:37 PM

LTA to cease ERP charges at all gantries from April 6 to May 4

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88-year-old man dies of Covid-19, 6th such death in Singapore

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