Randgold Resources Ltd (GOLD.OQ)
15 Dec 2017
DAKAR Copper production in Democratic Republic of Congo, Africa's top producer of the metal, rose by 9.3 percent in the first nine months of this year, but soaring inflation remains a risk to the economy, the central bank warned on Monday.
* Endeavour and Randgold form an exploration joint venture in Côte D'ivoire
LONDON, Aug 3 African gold miner Randgold on Thursday reported a 53 percent rise in half-year profit and a mounting cash pile, and said it was well on the way to developing projects that will position it for an eventual increase in demand.
MILAN, Aug 3 UK blue chips rose to a one-week high on Thursday after the Bank of England kept rates on hold, hitting the pound and lifting export-oriented stocks accordingly.
* Energy stocks, banks weigh (Recasts, adds details, updates prices)
LONDON, Aug 3 Earnings drove the action on Britain's FTSE 100 on Thursday, though strong gains in retailer Next and miner Randgold Resources were not enough to offset weakness in banks, energy stocks and medical technology firm Convatec.