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The cheapest entry point into cheap gold

Posted on July 29, 2015

Wall Street legend Jim Grant says it's a Krugerrand and he's "very bullish indeed" on the gold price.

Kinross shares soar ahead of results

Posted on July 29, 2015

World's fifth largest gold miner reports decline in production, $83m net loss and a rise in costs but $1 billion in cash will please investors.

Iron ore price surges 6%

Posted on July 29, 2015

Steel prices up on rumours Beijing has ordered deep production cuts at steelmakers as far away as 500km from Chinese capital ahead of massive military parade.

Deutsche: Gold price has another 30% to fall – and soon

Posted on July 28, 2015

Fresh lows in coming months and eventual decline to $750 represents fair value according to inflation-adjusted historical averages says bank's new research.

'Trapped' Chinese stock investors key to gold demand

Posted on July 28, 2015

With trading in half of all equities halted by Beijing even those Chinese investors wishing to seek a safe haven in gold cannot do so says new report.

Fresh bloodletting among gold mining stocks

Posted on July 27, 2015

Hedge funds bet record 340 tonnes the gold price will continue to fall as bears rip into majors – Barrick falls to 1989 level, Goldcorp at 11-year low.

Chinese gold imports cut in half

Posted on July 27, 2015

Net June imports fall 48% from May as bargain hunters and safe haven buyers stay away despite stock market panic.

Australian firm wants Yukon Zinc's Wolverine mill

Posted on July 27, 2015

Brisbane-based Minquest says buying plant of bankrupt zinc miner could save it $150m–200m to bring nearby copper project into production.

The nickel price can only go up

Posted on July 26, 2015

This trailblazing company is ahead of the game in the fastest growing region in the world.

One week – 23 tonnes: What next for world's top gold ETF

Posted on July 23, 2015

With the financial crisis fading into history what role could "marquee product for gold investment" SPDR Gold Shares (GLD) play?

How a China-US one-two punch floored gold price

Posted on July 23, 2015

New research by WGC shows massive amounts of bullion were dumped in Shanghai and New York precisely at the same time dropping gold by 4.3%.

Newmont results shows it pulling away from peers

Posted on July 22, 2015

World's second largest gold miner ups 2015 production to 5.2m–5.5m ounces after second quarter earnings jump 30% and costs fall 14%.

RBC's Gero: Distortion in gold market

Posted on July 22, 2015

Precious metals strategist at RBC Capital Markets says selloff in gold was sparked by one large trade, rather than any sea change in the fundamentals.

Gold price in worst losing streak since 1996

Posted on July 22, 2015

Could fall back to triple digits this year predicts Goldman Sachs.

Gold stocks crash – Barrick plummets to 25-year low

Posted on July 17, 2015

Shares of world's top producer falls to 1990 levels while most valuable gold mining stock Goldcorp tumbles to decade low.

Toronto gold junior shares double on fresh offer

Posted on July 16, 2015

Lake Shore Gold trumps earlier offer for Temex Resources and its flagship Whitney project in northeastern Ontario.

Shrinking Chinese steel market will drag down iron ore price

Posted on July 15, 2015

The price of iron ore is holding above $50 for now, but a contraction in Chinese steel output will see producers increasingly fight for market share.

Prepare for flood of copper concentrate

Posted on July 15, 2015

New data by International Copper Study Group predicts copper mine output will grow 5.7 million tonnes by 2018 as Peru, Zambia and Mexico ramp up production.

Gold price falls to within sight of 5-year low

Posted on July 15, 2015

Fed comments hurt gold as hedge funds push price to near April 2010 lows.

Only permanent supply cuts can lift metal prices

Posted on July 14, 2015

The availability of cheap money has seen boards postpone hard decisions about uneconomic capacity says Macquarie in new report.

Last time hedge funds were this bearish gold price was $600

Posted on July 13, 2015

Futures data show hedge funds cutting net bullish positions to below 1 million ounces for the first time in 9 years while going short a record 306 tonnes of gold.

Iron ore price builds on gains

Posted on July 10, 2015

13% in two days.

Platinum, palladium price drop accelerates

Posted on July 9, 2015

Data showing South African production up 88% in May from a year ago pushes platinum to levels last seen in 2008 while palladium falls to 2-and-a-half year low.

Iron ore price rockets 9.5%

Posted on July 9, 2015

Beijing restores confidence.

BHP, China Moly in final stretch for Barrick's Zaldivar

Posted on July 8, 2015

Zaldivar is across the road from BHP and Rio Tinto's Escondida in Chile, the world's largest copper mine.

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