The Government has been accused of protecting corporate profits at the expense of the world’s poorest people by trying to block European Union reforms to curb food speculation.
Commodity And Raw Material Markets
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Monday 16 December 2013
Temporary power firm Aggreko — responsible for keeping the lights on and the cameras rolling at the last World Cup in South Africa and at the London 2012 Olympics — has been chosen by FIFA to perform the same duties across 12 different venues in Brazil.
Thursday 21 November 2013
It's a tradition that has thrived in London's financial districts since Hogarth wielded his brush: the four-bottle business lunch.
Friday 15 November 2013
Tuesday 08 October 2013
As a general rule, companies try hard not to impose dividend cuts
Tuesday 01 October 2013
Mick Davis, the founder and former chief executive of Xstrata, has raised $1bn (£619m) in the first stage of his plans to create yet another mining giant.
Wednesday 18 September 2013
Canada's main stock index was slightly lower on Wednesday, with investors unwilling to make big bets ahead of a US Federal Reserve announcement later in the day on whether it will start scaling back its stimulus program.
Tuesday 17 September 2013
Economics View: Despite recent falls, the ability to devalue the Australian dollar remains limited
Tuesday 10 September 2013
Glencore Xstrata today told investors that the $46 billion deal (£29 billion) that created the commodities giant would result in at least four times the amount of savings than previously claimed.
Tuesday 10 September 2013
The coal miner-to-wheat trading giant Glencore Xstrata moved to take greater control of Lonmin yesterday, as the beleaguered platinum group continues to struggle with trade unions in South Africa.
Monday 09 September 2013
Coal miner-to-wheat trading giant Glencore Xstrata today moved to take greater control of Lonmin, as the beleaguered platinum group continues to struggle with trade unions in South Africa.
Thursday 29 August 2013
The Chong Chon Gang ship was sailing from Cuba through the Panama Canal when it was seized in July
Wednesday 21 August 2013
The newly forged iron ore-to-copper empire Glencore Xstrata was forced to slash the value of its assets by $8.5bn (£5.4bn) in the first set of results since the merger that created it.
Wednesday 07 August 2013
L&G upbeat over £15bn investment
Tuesday 06 August 2013
BT sports Betfred deal
Thursday 01 August 2013
Outlook Now his business is concentrated about as far from Britain as you can get, Tony Hayward is ideally placed to comment on our looming energy crisis. A manifesto published by the former BP boss the other day urged the Government not to turn its back on fossil fuels, to build our own nuclear power stations instead of hoping the French will do it for us and to slash subsidies for on and offshore windpower. Sounds easy.
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