Sunday 28 May 2017

Iron ore on track to peak, but challenges remain

Once again, it is good times for the iron ore miners: global steel production through February 2017 is up 5.8 per cent over last year; prices remain buoyant; and, counterintuitively, China continues to make progress in reducing iron and steelmaking capacity, said an industry expert.


Cyber criminals ‘exploiting employee behaviour’

Browser-based attacks and social engineering are now the two most powerful techniques targeting organisations, a report said, highlighting that both techniques prey upon users as their initial point of entry. “Cyber criminals are going after the weakest link- the employee.


Iraq needs urgent investment in education

The future of Iraq, its economic security and prosperity depends on increasing investment in education today, a Unicef report said.   While the price of investing in Iraq’s education sector is high, failing to do so will cost the nation far more in the future, said the


Opec faces three choices: stay, cut or hike output

The Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) faces three distinct choices: stay, cut, or hike output at the highly anticipated meeting in Vienna on May 25, said Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofAML) in a new report. First, Opec could cut production beyond the 1.2 mil

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