Dairy prices up 3.9% in global auction

Navigation for News Categories Dairy prices increased 3.9 percent across the board in the first global auction of the year. Photo: RNZ / Susan Murray Whole Milk Powder – the most important product for New Zealand farmers – lifted 3.1 percent to $US3306 a tonne, to reach the highest level in 12 months. ANZ Agriculture…Continue Reading

Hospital Prices Just Got a Lot More Transparent. What Does This Mean for You?

Hospitals face the new year with new requirements to post price information they have long sought to obscure: the actual prices negotiated with insurers and the discounts they offer their cash-paying customers. The move is part of a larger push by the Trump administration to use price transparency to curtail prices and create better-informed consumers.…Continue Reading

Home prices are rising faster in the middle of the U.S. as Covid drives people away from coasts

Homes in Memphis, Tennessee.Getty ImagesHome prices are rising across the nation, but the Covid pandemic is turning the usual geographical trends on their heads.Home values have historically risen most sharply in large cities on the coasts, where supply is leaner and demand is stronger. That is no longer the case.Smaller metropolitan markets like Pittsburgh, Cleveland,…Continue Reading

Dairy prices see strong gains

Navigation for News Categories Dairy prices have hit their highest level in 11 months in the global auction overnight. Photo: 123rf.com The average price at the auction rose 1.3 percent to $US3317 a tonne. It follows a 4.3 percent rise at the last auction two weeks ago. The price of whole milk powder increased 0.5…Continue Reading

Oil prices move up towards $50/bbl after OPEC+ supply compromise

OPEC+ had been expected to continue existing cuts until at least March, after backing down from plans to raise output by 2 million bpd. TopicsOil Prices | Opec supply cut | crude oil production Reuters  |  LONDON  Last Updated at December 4, 2020 21:06 IST By Shadia Nasralla LONDON (Reuters) – Brent crude oil futures rose to just under…Continue Reading

Katie Price’s half-sister Sophie announces she’s pregnant with her first child

When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. OurPrivacy Noticeexplains more about how we use your data, and your rights. You can unsubscribe at any time.Invalid EmailKatie Price’s half-sister Sophie has announced she’s pregnant with her…Continue Reading

Lab-grown meat prices to ‘reach parity with regular meat before analogues’

Its bullish prediction came as it announced the prototype of its first commercial cultivated steak product – thin cut beef steaks — which will be introduced at the Asia-Pacific Agri-Food Innovation Summit on 20 November in Singapore. It said this breakthrough marked a major step forward in its goal of making cultivated meat widely available…Continue Reading