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Southern Africa mining groups warns of steep job losses Tuesday, 9 Feb 2016

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - Falling commodity prices have led to 70,000 job losses in Southern Africa's mining sector, with more on the horizon, the Mining Industry Association of Southern Africa (MIASA) said on Tuesday.  Full Article

 
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Zambia scraps 73 pct rise in electricity tariffs - state power firm Zesco Tuesday, 9 Feb 2016 

LUSAKA (Reuters) - Zambia has scrapped a nearly 73 percent hike in electricity tariffs for industrial and commercial users following an outcry from consumers, a spokesman for state power firm Zesco said on Tuesday.  Full Article  

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South Africa's rand gains 1 pct against dollar, tracks euro Tuesday, 9 Feb 2016 

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's rand turned firmer against the dollar on Tuesday, climbing 1 percent mainly in line with a stronger euro in the absence of market-moving local data.  Full Article  

 
Symbol Last Net Change
GOLD CON1 JPY  4,376.00 JPY  -14.00
SILVER CON1 JPY  55.60 JPY  0.40
PLATINUM CON1 JPY  3,416.00 JPY  10.00
PALLADIUM CON1 JPY  1,904.00 JPY  9.00
Symbol Last Net Change
BRENT CRUDE USD  30.83 USD  0.51
GAS OIL APR1 USD  280.25 USD  -6.75
LIGHT CRUDE CON1 USD  28.40 USD  0.46
NATURAL GAS CON1 USD  2.10 USD  0.00
Symbol Last Net Change
COFFEE C CON1 USC  114.80 USC  -0.95
COCOA CON1 USD  2,818.00 USD  -40.00
SUGAR 11 CON1 USC  13.30 USC  -0.15
UK £ USD =1.4474
Euro USD =1.1290
Rand USD =0.0624

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