Sucres et Denrees SA took all of the beans delivered against the expired May futures contract on the NYSE Liffe exchange in London, according to Derek Chambers, head of cocoa at the Paris-based trading company.
Ecobank Transnational Inc. may shelve plans to buy a stake this year in South Africa’s Nedbank Group Ltd. to focus on its business in 33 other African countries, said Chief Executive Officer Thierry Tanoh.
Tear gas used to break up demonstration in front of presidency in capital, Lome, says Augustin Amega, member of journalists’ group involved in protest. * 2 people injured: Amega * NOTE: Lawmakers passed bill last mth giving media regulator power to punish journalists that was previously held by judges
Togo , one of the world’s poorest countries, has become eligible for as much as $1.8 billion in debt relief, or 82 percent of total external money owed, after completing a World Bank and International Monetary Fund economic- and governance-reform program.