ArcelorMittal South Africa narrows first-half loss 07:12 GMT

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - ArcelorMittal South Africa said on Friday its first-half loss narrowed compared to last year but earnings are expected to remain under strain because of weak domestic economic growth and labour disputes.  Full Article

South Africa's rand weakens for fifth straight day vs dollar 07:07 GMT 

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's rand weakened against the dollar on Friday for a fifth consecutive day, falling by close to a third of a percent, as the currency struggled to shake off fundamental economic weakness.  Full Article  

India group to nearly triple coal output from mine bought from Rio Tinto 06:54 GMT 

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - An Indian group that has agreed to buy Rio Tinto's Benga mine in Mozambique plans to nearly triple production from there to up to 13 million tonnes per year in three years, the group's chairman told Reuters on Thursday.  Full Article  

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