MELBOURNE, Aug 7 Oil prices slipped on Friday,
adding to losses in the previous session, on worries that fuel
demand growth will drop amid a resurgence of coronavirus cases
and as talks have stalled in the United States on a new stimulus
MELBOURNE Papua New Guinea's Ok Tedi copper and gold mine has suspended operations for at least 14 days, after seven workers tested positive for the novel coronavirus, the mine operator said.
MELBOURNE, Aug 6 Oil prices were unchanged on
Thursday, struggling to hold onto five-month highs reached in
the previous session, as fuel demand worries caused by a second
wave of coronavirus infections outweighed declines in the U.S.
MELBOURNE Australia reported a record 15 deaths from COVID-19 on Wednesday, all in Victoria state, which was preparing to close much of its economy to control a second wave of infection that threatens to spread across the country.
MELBOURNE, Aug 5 Australia's Victoria state
reported a record rise in new COVID-19 cases and deaths on
Wednesday, as it prepared to close much of its economy to
control a second wave of infection that threatens to spread
across the country.
MELBOURNE, Aug 5 Australia's Queensland state on
Wednesday said it would close its border with New South Wales
state to hold back a second wave of COVID-19, while the
country's second-largest city Melbourne was set to shut most
businesses from midnight.
MELBOURNE, Aug 4 Oil prices fell in early trade
on Tuesday on concerns about fuel demand growth as a fresh wave
of COVID-19 infections around the world sparks tighter lockdowns
just as major producers ramp up output.
MELBOURNE Australia's plan to fast track the approval process for a A$22 billion ($16 billion) project to export solar power to Singapore could help it secure financing earlier than planned, the project's boss said on Thursday.
MELBOURNE, July 30 Oil prices dipped on Thursday
as a surge of coronavirus infections around the globe raised
fears a rebound in fuel demand would stutter just as major oil
producers are set to raise output in August.
MELBOURNE/SYDNEY Australia has sent defence and emergency medical teams, usually deployed to disaster zones, to aged care homes in the city of Melbourne to help contain the country's worst outbreak of the coronavirus.