FTSE extends losses ahead of May speech, Europe lower too
LONDON, Jan 17 European shares fell on Tuesday, weighed by miners and autos, as markets awaited details of Britain's Brexit position in a late morning speech by Prime Minister Theresa May.
TORONTO Nov 23 Canadian miner Sherritt International Corp said on Wednesday that four workers from its Moa joint venture in Cuba had died when a municipal bridge they were repairing collapsed Tuesday afternoon.
Sherritt, which owns 50 percent of the Moa nickel operation with General Nickel Company SA of Cuba, said the bridge had been damaged by Hurricane Matthew in October and workers have been repairing the structure since late last month. The bridge provides access to the Moa mine and plant, which are operating at reduced rates, the company said. (Reporting by Susan Taylor; editing by Grant McCool)
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LONDON, Jan 17 Carlyle Group has agreed to become the largest shareholder in Johannesburg-based Global Credit Ratings (GCR), the U.S. buyout fund said on Tuesday, looking to broaden the pan-African ratings agency's services.