Base metals rally across the board on hopes of Chinese government intervention in physical and futures markets and long overdue domestic output cuts.
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Unless demand picks up or more miners cut output, prices for raw materials are set to stay low for years, or worse, continue to drop, the investment bank predicts.
The Baltic Dry Index which tracks bulk shipping rates on more than 50 routes around the world drops to lowest since 1985.
With the announced cuts the diversified miner brings the total redundancies over the past 18 months to about 2,000.
Year to date gold is one of the better performers, but rhodium comes off worst.
Stock in Guatemala focused miner in double digit gain Friday as silver operations throw off cash and newly-acquired gold properties outperform.
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Nyrstar is also considering to cut global zinc concentrate supply by up to a further 400,000 tonnes if the slump in commodity prices continues.
Junior focused on its Hermosa property located in Santa Cruz County, Arizona.
The former president says lack of immediate benefits for communities has driven mining opposition causing the country to lose billions worth of gold and copper projects.
At fifth plenum Beijing recommits to high economic growth rates, faster urbanization and indicates it's willing to step in to make it happen.
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The situation, says the ratings agency, won’t change over the next 12 to 18 months, and metal prices may fall even further.
The copper mine, one of the world's biggest, is on track to begin production in the first quarter of 2016, despite weak prices and relentless protests against the project.
Operations at Myra Falls were suspended in April.
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Earnings, however, beat analysts’ estimates as Canada’s largest diversified miner cut costs to deal with weak commodity prices.
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According to research house Wood Mackenzie, the need for investment is becoming desperate in zinc and lead and will be a major issue in the copper sector in the next few years.
"There'll always be investors wanting to get in early, but the junior market would only really start to benefit once majors instil investor confidence."
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