Flash Briefing: Gold; Covid-19 vaccine; corruption - SA, Brazil; economy; Pick n Pay; Capitec

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In today's news headlines: * Barrick Gold Corp.’s top executive says the gold industry needs more consolidation so it can increase exploration to boost depleting reserves, lure more generalist investors and improve efficiencies; * As SA’s crackdown on corruption gathers steam, in Brazil efforts to stop graft are winding down. President Jair Bolsonaro said he’s put an end to the country’s long-running Carwash probe; * President Donald Trump said he won’t participate in the second scheduled debate with Joe Biden after the organising group said it would be held remotely; and * The executive director of the European Medicines Agency said a Covid-19 vaccine is looking “unlikely” by year-end.

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