Low prices and high supplies are driving iron ore prices down. Analysts say large companies will survive the crunch but many smaller producers and explorers may be faced with tough decisions.
- Fumbuka Ng'wanakilala in Dar es Salaam
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned African countries against rushing to issue Eurobonds, saying they may face exchange rate risks and problems repaying debts.
Investors should expect more calm to return to U.S. equity markets after some of the most volatile trading since 2012 as the 21-day incubation period for Ebola passes for many in Texas without new infections.
- Ari Rabinovitch in Jerusalem
The partners in Israel's offshore Tamar gas field said on Sunday they are negotiating the sale of at least 5 billion cubic metres (bcm) of gas over three years to private customers in Egypt via an old pipeline built to send gas in the other direction.
- Jana Marais in Johannesburg
Having advised on some of South Africa's most high-profile deals, Denny predicts increased cross-border transactions with South Africa and eastern Europe.