Negative interest rates and slow growth have fuelled investors' demand for gold in record-breaking fashion.
India Mining News
Banks says that India's gold imports could hit a record high this year amid widespread smuggling to sidestep government levies on overseas shipments.
Tectonic shifts in the global coal market are underway, posing a series of questions for traditional coal supply markets.
China and, until recently, India, have been late but significant players in the global coal market.
A green group asked the Supreme Court in Queensland to review the environmental approval of the controversial coal mine and rail project.
The gem has been at the centre of a diplomatic row between India and the UK, with New Delhi arguing for decades that it should get it back.
Australia’s indigenous people Wangan and Jagalingou, traditional owners of the land proposed to host the project are challenging it in court.
The Fund's slightly more positive outlook for the Chinese economy not enough to halt metal price declines this year and in 2017.
The ancient Kolar gold mines produced some 25 million ounces over 150 years before being abandoned in 2001, as gold prices began to sink.
Nuclear energy currently provides around 11 percent of the world's electricity.
Coal India just posted its highest ouput in almost three decades.
If built, Carmichael would be Australia's largest coal mine.
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The ramp up in Mongolian coal production will be faced with decreasing demand from China, the major importer of Mongolian coking coal.
The country is imposing an excise duty of 1 percent on gold and diamond jewellery.
Chinese bullion imports at 2011 levels mix with record-breaking discounts in India as money pours into physical gold-backed ETFs.
Industry sources also blame the ongoing rally in bullion prices for the drop.
Goldman Sachs report is the latest in a long line of grim warnings, all of which point to a future of shuttered power plants, mine closures, and bankruptcies.
They cover an area of 12,000 square km and could be rich in gold, iron ore, tin and tungsten, among others.
The surge in the gold price last week has not resulted in increased buying of the precious metal by the world's two biggest gold clients: China and India.
Physical ETF outflows persist, but strong market for coins and bars see overall investment demand jump in 2015 according to World Gold Council.
Move is a fresh attempt to curb costly imports and stop precious metals from being used to hide billions of dollars of undeclared "black money".
Pakistani court agrees to hear claim for diamond from Crown Jewels, once the world’s largest known diamond.
According to official figures, Iran has now more than $10 billion of investment pledges under its belt.
The government's latest attempt to control gold imports has boosted unofficial trading in the world's second-biggest gold consumer.