Commodities (GSG) jump up 1.9% following solid economic reports, paced by a 7.3% run in the...

|By:, SA News Editor

Commodities (GSG) jump up 1.9% following solid economic reports, paced by a 7.3% run in the price of sugar (SGG) over supply worries. No longer a real player in the sugar industry, Cuba marked the end of an era by closing down its Communist-era relic - the Ministry of Sugar - in an effort to improve its absymal harvest yields.