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  • The problems facing Europe's steel makers

    Chinese exports are a factor in the European steel industry's downturn, according to Alessandro Abate, head of metals & mining at Berenberg.

  • SANTIAGO, April 5- Anglo American Plc expects prices for copper to remain low for the next three to five years, prompting the global miner to focus on lowering costs at its mines, the head of the company's copper business said on Monday. We want our assets to be low cost, " Hennie Faul, the head of Anglo's copper business, told Reuters in an interview ahead of the annual...

  • Miners: Where the value lies

    Libra Investment Services founding partner Rob McCreery explains why he’s not reluctant to get involved in mining stocks, despite uncertainty in global markets.

  • Vapor rises above Tata Steel's plant in Port Talbot, south Wales, on January 18, 2016.

    A steelmaking crisis gripping the U.K. has led analysts to question the long term viability of the industry in the country.

  • Gold prices in process of bottoming out: BAML

    Michael Widmer, metals strategist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, discusses how central banks have an influence on the gold price, and where the commodity is heading.

  • An employee uses an angle grinder on the production line of the tube mill at the manufacturing facility of Uttam Galva Steels Ltd., the Indian unit of ArcelorMittal, in Khopoli, Maharashtra, India.

    Britain's once-mighty steel industry looked in dire straits Wednesday with politicians and union leaders calling for state intervention.

  • LONDON/ MUMBAI, March 30- India's Tata Steel is seeking to sell Britain's biggest steelmaking business, putting thousands of jobs at risk in an industry that once dominated Britain but has been brought low by falling prices, high costs and Chinese competition. After a marathon board meeting in Mumbai, Tata said it would draw a line under its almost decade-long...

  • Is now the time to invest in mining?

    Paul Renken, chief geologist and mining analyst at VSA Capital, says now is the time for bottom-fishing for those who want mining stocks.

  • MUMBAI, March 30- India's Tata Steel, Britain's largest steelmaker, put its entire UK business up for sale to stem heavy losses, a move that would draw a line under its almost decade-long foray into Britain's declining steel industry. After a marathon board meeting in Mumbai, the steel giant said the financial performance of its UK arm had deteriorated sharply in...

  • *UK arm's performance deteriorates sharply- Tata. MUMBAI, March 30- India's Tata Steel, Britain's largest steelmaker, is considering the sale of its entire UK business to stem heavy losses, a move that would draw a line under its almost decade-long foray into Britain's declining steel industry. Blaming high manufacturing costs, domestic market weakness and...

  • Don't write off China: Fortescue's Andrew Forrest

    Andrew Forrest, chairman of Fortescue Metals Group, praises the volume of growth of the Chinese economy.

  • What's the outlook for commodities?

    The CEOs of some of the world's largest mining companies share their outlook for commodity prices.

  • Are commodity prices improving?

    Paul Gait, senior research analyst at Bernstein Research, shares his outlook for commodity prices and says there are signs the cycle is improving.

  • Rio Tinto said chief executive Sam Walsh would retire July 1, and would be replaced by copper and coal division head Jean-Sebastien Jacques.

  • Still appetite for gold despite equity rise: Pro

    Christopher Mellor, executive director for equities product management at Source, explains why he’d treat gold very differently to other commodities.

  • Don’t expect huge return in commodity prices: Pro

    David Stubbs, global markets strategist at JPMorgan Asset Management, says you've got to pick the winners and losers of this new low commodity market, rather than betting on a huge rally.

  • Have commodities hit the market bottom?

    Diego Hernandez, CEO of Antofagasta, shares his outlook on the market for mining stocks and commodity prices.

  • Copper demand will grow: Antofagasta CEO

    Diego Hernandez, CEO of Antofagasta, says demand for copper will come quicker than other commodities.

  • ‘Speculative activity’ driving mining spike: Investec

    Investec mining analyst, Hunter Hillcoat, says they expect to see a long period – six years – of depressed prices to create a balance in the commodities market, such that volatility seen now, isn’t there.

  • Trading momentum and deeper earnings analysis of some of the biggest mining stocks is now pointing to fresh support for the sector, as stocks surge 5%.