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Thursday, April 28, 2011

Gold Record Goes Higher As Japanese Economy Slumps, Chinese Population Growth Slows and Russia Halts Oil Exports Due to Shortage

Gold Futures Surge to Record on Outlook for Sagging Dollar, Low U.S. Rates - Bloomberg

Japan industrial output logs record drop in March after quake | Reuters

Japan’s Earthquake Hits American Companies’ Bottom Line -

China’s Population Grew More Slowly Than Expected -

China Invests $570 Million in Iran Over Two Years, IRNA Reports - Bloomberg

Iran’s Foreign Debt Stood at $22 Billion in December, Mehr Says - Bloomberg

AFP: Russia to ban gasoline exports amid shortages

Obama says he wants oil producers to boost output - BusinessWeek

South Korea to get ‘emergency’ oil supplies from Iraq - INSIDE Korea JoongAng Daily