Blyvoor Gold Mine Closure Leaves Town Desolate

Dec. 18 (Bloomberg) -- The Blyvooruitzicht gold mine, southwest of Johannesburg, was shuttered in July when metal extraction became unprofitable following a plunge in global gold prices and soaring electricity costs. The surrounding town has become increasingly ghost-like as unemployed miners lose their homes and benefits. Bloomberg's Niki O'Callaghan reports. (Source: Bloomberg)

The Strength of the U.S. Dollar and the Global Economy
12:57 - Virginie Maisonneuve, of Maisonneuve Global Advisors, discusses unconventional measures by central banks and the outlook for the global economy. She speaks with Francine Lacqua on Bloomberg Television’s “The Pulse.” (Source: Bloomberg)
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