Hong Kong Mining News

Hong Kong exchange to launch dollar-denominated mini contracts for base metals

The new offering comes five years after a similar product fizzled on the Singapore Exchange (SGX).

Asia gold – lower prices, festive demand boost purchases in India, Singapore

Gold demand was robust in India and Singapore this week as a correction in prices ahead of a key gold-buying festival boosted purchases.

Hong Kong firm develops tech to detect lab-grown yellow diamonds

The Diamond Natural Device is reportedly the first tech system capable of identifying the yellowish gems together with the colourless to near-colourless range of diamonds.

Asia Gold-Safe haven lure fails to lift demand; Indian jewellers stock up

Physical gold demand lacked vigour in most Asian hubs this week as limited safe haven interest failed to lift activity into the year end.

Key festivals light up Indian demand

We were initially skeptical about Diwali demand but it jumped this week, despite higher prices - Harshad Ajmera, the proprietor of JJ Gold House

Asia Gold-India's festival week fails to spark demand

Diwali is just a week away but there is no improvement in demand.

HKEX plans to launch iron ore futures in November

Hong Kong stock exchange plans to launch a U.S. dollar-denominated, cash-settled iron ore futures contract in Hong Kong to compete with U.S. & Asian rivals.

INFOGRAPHIC: The numbers behind the world's closest trade relationship

Whether we’re discussing the ancient merchants that traversed the legendary Silk Road, or the transfer of goods across modern border lines, trade has always been about building close relationships.

Uranium prices set to double by 2018

With prices set to double by 2018, we've seen the bottom of the uranium market, and the negative sentiment that has followed this resource around despite strong fundamentals, is starting to change.

Blood diamonds still at Central African mining sector’s heart

A year after an export ban on raw gems in the country, reports show its diamonds are being sold to traders from Sudan to Belgium.

China opens Beijing to direct gold imports

The move is considered by many a threath to Hong Kong’s transit role.

Money laundering, terrorism financing diamond trade in India, Israel, Belgium, Canada and the US — report

Global diamond trade is being used to launder illegal funds worth millions of dollars, claims polemic study.

Corruption charges laid against Brockman Mining CEO

Charges not related to Brockman position.

Briolette diamond sells for $11m in Hong Kong

The sum set a new record for that particular style of gem.

Obama election win boosts bullion prices and gold-related shares

Gold prices and gold-related shares have witnessed impressive gains following President Barack Obama's second-term election win.

China's top copper producer establishes HK subsidiary to lower financing costs

China's biggest copper producer has established a wholly-owned subsidiary in Hong Kong in order to reduce the cost of financing raw material imports and future acquisitions.