UPDATE 4-Congo agreed to lobby for U.S. sanctions on Gertler to be lifted, deal shows

* Deal saw Congo agree to pay Gertler's company 240.7 mln euros * Gertler's company transferred mining, oil permits to Congo * Congo agreed to help get U.S. sanctions on Gertler lifted * Deal, signed

Gold set for weekly gain with market focus on U.S. jobs data

By Arundhati Sarkar (Reuters) - Gold eased into a tight range on Friday as cautious investors positioned themselves for U.S. jobs data, but safe-haven bullion was still bound for a second straight

INDIA STOCKS-Indian shares slip on declines in auto stocks, focus on U.S. jobs data

(Updates opening levels) BENGALURU, Dec 2 (Reuters) - Indian shares opened lower on Friday after an eight-day rally, dragged by auto stocks, while investors took a pause heading into the U.S. payrolls

Gold eyes best week in three on bets of smaller Fed hikes

By Ashitha Shivaprasad (Reuters) - Gold prices eased on Friday ahead of a key U.S. jobs report, but were set for their best week in three as the dollar weakened on prospects of slower U.S. interest

Gold set for weekly gain; traders poised for U.S. jobs data

By Arundhati Sarkar (Reuters) - Gold eased into a tight range on Friday as cautious investors positioned for U.S. jobs data, but was still bound for its second straight weekly gain on expectations of

INDIA STOCKS-Indian shares set to open lower after 8-day rally

BENGALURU, Dec 2 (Reuters) - Indian shares are set to open lower on Friday after an eight-day rally, as investors waited for U.S. payrolls data to gauge more signs of a shift on rate plans from the

BRIEF-Mandalay Resources Corporation Announces Refinancing Of Credit Facility

Dec 1 (Reuters) - Mandalay Resources Corp: * ORATION ANNOUNCES REFINANCING OF CREDIT FACILITY * ENTERED INTO CREDIT AGREEMENT WITH BANK OF NOVA SCOTIA PROVIDING FOR SENIOR SECURED REVOLVING CREDIT

What to Watch in the Week Ahead and on Monday, December 5

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BRIEF-Altius Commits To $21 Million Investment In Arr

Dec 1 (Reuters) - Altius Minerals Corp: * ALTIUS COMMITS TO $21 MILLION INVESTMENT IN ARR * CO HAS COMMITTED TO PURCHASE 2.3 MILLION COMMON SHARES IN ALTIUS RENEWABLE ROYALTIES CORP FINANCING * WITH

BRIEF-Mandalay Resources Corporation Announces Refinancing Of Credit Facility

Dec 1 (Reuters) - Mandalay Resources Corp: * ORATION ANNOUNCES REFINANCING OF CREDIT FACILITY * ENTERED INTO CREDIT AGREEMENT WITH BANK OF NOVA SCOTIA PROVIDING FOR SENIOR SECURED REVOLVING CREDIT