Spot news: African Minerals, Indian export tax, Clean technology

Chinese stake in African Minerals (FT)

Oil prices jump, despite rise in US crude stocks (FT)

Indian export tax lifts iron ore prices (FT)

Business welcomes power line decision (FT)

China, iron ore and Frank Timis (FT Alphaville)

Dollar, commodities break usual tie (WSJ)

Clean technology investing slips, but could be worse, report finds (NYT)

India’s Reliance eyeing $588 mln share sale-report (Reuters)

What can communities do for peak oil mitigation, in recessionary times? (The Oil Drum)