*Europe stocks led lower by miners, Asia closes lower. NEW YORK, May 4- Global equity markets fell for a second straight day on Wednesday on mostly weak economic data while metals prices slipped on renewed concerns of a downturn in global growth. In Europe, surveys indicated that growth in the euro zone will be slow but steady, underscoring concerns about the... » Read More
Glencore saw its shares slip another 29 percent Monday with analysts stressing that the weakness is likely to be felt across the entire sector.
Shares in mining and commodities trading giant Glencore touched a new bottom on Friday, hit by a torrid week of analyst downgrades and fears about China's economic slowdown.
John Meyer, a mining analyst at SP Angel, says demand in China for metals and mining commodities is not picking up.
Is it time to splash on some investment jewelery? The answer may be yes if you fancy a diamond ring, with prices for the gemstone down as much as 29 percent since last year.
Copper prices rose sharply on Monday after commodity giant, Glencore, revealed plans to suspend some of its copper operations, pulling 400,000 tons of the red metal off the market in a debt-cutting exercise.
Katie Stockton, BTIG, and Gina Sanchez, Chantico Global, LLC, discuss whether metal and mining stocks are ready for a comeback.
Jessica Ground, U.K. equities fund manager for Schroders, discusses what to look for in the commodities sector.
Antonin Jullier, global head of equity trading strategy at Citi, talks about which mining stocks are attractive to investors and how commodities may be impacted by China's yuan devaluation.
Paul Gait, senior research analyst for metals and mining at Sanford Bernstein, talks about the mining sector as commodity prices continue to fall.
A worldwide slump in industry lies behind this year’s tumble in precious and base metal prices, a commodities expert has told CNBC.
Colin Hamilton, head of commodities research at Macquarie, discusses the commodities market and the collapse in prices for metals such as copper and gold.
Copper tumbled to a six-year low on Monday, as weak manufacturing data and the selloff in Chinese equities continued to weigh on industrial metals.
One of the world's largest miners, Anglo American maintained its interim dividend on Friday as a deep sell-off in metals hurt its first half profit.
A group calls on regulators to create nature preserves on the bottom of the ocean to counterbalance the effects of deep-sea mining.
The dramatic plunge in Chinese equity prices has hit base metals hard, with prices subdued after Tuesday's tumble.
Nautilus Minerals wants to be the world's first deep-sea miner, and says the ocean floor is the safest place to get needed minerals.
Rumors that Molycorp may seek bankruptcy protection sent its shares plummeting last week.
As BHP Billiton's spin-off begins trading, investors are eyeing the battered mining sector for longer-term opportunities.
Baird says it's time to buy Caterpillar and Joy Global. Is that really wise? Erin Gibbs of S&P Capital IQ and Todd Gordon of TradingAnalysis.com discuss with Brian Sullivan.
Rob Brierley, head of Research at Patersons Securities, attributes the firm's valuation for South32 at $2.40 per share to potential upsides in aluminum prices.