Study shows commodities have been the best performing asset class during Fed rating hike cycles since 1983 with average returns for industrial metals 44%
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The miner continues to look for new assets, including Anglo American’s 40% stake in their manganese joint venture — Samancor.
After four grinding years of falling metal prices and vanishing market capitalizations, we have seen a stunning shift in market sentiment since mid-January, says Matt Geiger of MJG Capital. Multiple physical commodities are now in technical bull markets.
The McArthur River mine in Australia is looking at a nine-figure clean-up bill, says a new report on one of the world's largest producers of lead, zinc and silver.
The worst is over, at least for base metals, says Moody's, but warns that challenging industry conditions should continue through to at least 2018.
New report says base metal prices have bottomed, but there's hardly any upside – and that includes the zinc price.
China's domestic iron ore, copper, nickel, zinc, lead and bauxite mining output is slowing dramatically.
And one that's ultra-bearish.
Beijing cuts off power to 26 mines in key Chinese zinc, lead production region.
Bolivia seized three of Glencore’s operations in nine years and the Swiss giant is now initiating arbitration proceedings against the South American nation.
Glencore's will continue to curtail production in zinc, copper and other metals – it's clear why.
Rapid, large-scale urbanization will see India's top three cities rival the combined economies of Vietnam, Philippines and Malaysia.
The mission's goal is to map a target asteroid, looking for deposits of water and other resources with visible and infrared cameras.
New report shows commodity assets under management jumping to $235 billion, the best performance since 2009, largely due to physical gold ETF inflows.
CHART: The gold price may grab headlines, but coal's rally comes as a shocker – thermal prices are up 22% in 2016 and coking coal's back in triple digits.
Systematic cost cutting has taken some strain off Teck's balance sheet over the last few years as metal prices have slumped.
Industrial metals are now all trading above their 100-day moving averages and most are no longer in backwardation.
Trevali stock is up 44% in two weeks as Canadian mine enters commercial production and record output at flagship Peru operation is topped by high-grade find.
Recovering commodity prices and investors' veto on deals have frustrated Davis and his team in their search for mining and metals bargains.
China’s state-backed Silk Road Fund is said to be considering a joint $2 billion bid with China National Gold Group for the Vasilkovskoye mine.
Product launch and acquisition are the key growth strategies adopted by the leading market players, such as Caterpillar and Komatsu, to strengthen their foothold in the market.
Zinc is proving to be an outlier among industrial metals whose 2016 outlook looks dim.
Gold's nearly $100 jump early on and copper's 4.5% meltdown split mining investors' Brexit fortunes.
Combined these mining and metal giants are worth $700 billion with operations in every corner of the world.
New report shows China extracted nearly one fifth of its gold reserves last year – the global gold production to reserve ratio is only 3.8%.