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IMF forecast gets more upbeat

The International Monetary Fund increased its outlook for the world's economy on Tuesday, saying it expects global GDP to expand by 3.5 per cent this year.

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The ‘lunar trajectory’ of Canadian mining investment

The source of the surge in mining investment has been quite diverse, reflecting the widespread advance in prices. For 2012, gold leads the way with $3.6 billion of capital spending. But not far behind are copper-nickel-zinc mines at $3 billion, potash at $2.9 billion and iron ore at $2.7 billion as the Labrador Trough is developed.