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Nestlé Expects Chocolate Demand to Drop as Cocoa Prices Rise

Nestlé warns of potential reduced chocolate consumption due to soaring cocoa costs, which may force price hikes and impact consumer demand.


Gold Production on Pause as Mining Industry Reveals Gold Becomes Difficult to Find

The gold mining industry struggles to ramp up gold production due to declining deposits, financing, and regulatory challenges as gold prices increase...

Interior Construction Firms Accused of Rigging Million-Dollar Tenders; Singaporean Watchdog Issues Legal Notices

Two interior construction firms are accused of rigging million-dollar tenders. A Singaporean competition watchdog shares the details...

Chinese Scientists Develop Cheap Aluminum Alloy with Record Thermal Resistance, Six Times Stronger than Standard Alloys

Chinese scientists at Tianjin University developed a cost-effective aluminum alloy with remarkable strength and heat resistance, revolutionizing aerospace and industrial applications...


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With an expectation of strong demand for its shares in the market, Glencore Xstrata would be making its market debut in the Johannesburg bourse today.
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Russian billionaire Dmitry Mazepin targets stake in Uralkali
Russian billionaire and fertilizer company owner Dmitry Mazepin was eyeing a 21.75% stake on the world's top potash miner Uralkali. Mazepin's net worth was at USD3.2 billion as of this year.
Vale exits USD1.1 billion worth Hydro asset
Brazilian mining giant Vale had put up for sale its USD1.1 billion stake in Norwegian aluminum supplier Norsk Hydro, significantly reducing its stake in the company to 9.74%.
Al Meera, the Qatari retailer, formalizes agreement for construction of malls in Qatar
Al Meera would be working with Al Muftah and Al Aliaa to construct malls in Qatar.
Top deals of the day - M&As
The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported on Thursday.
Top deals of the day - M&As
The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported on Wednesday
Top deals of the day - M&As
The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported on Tuesday.
Deals of the day - M&As
The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported on Monday
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