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David Stubbs, global markets strategist at JPMorgan Asset Management, says unless there's a major supply disruption then the imbalance between supply and demand in the commodities market is unlikely to change.
In a bid to ease market fears about its debt levels, Glencore revealed details of its financing plans in a published statement Tuesday.
Glencore CEO Ivan Glasenberg urged rivals to shut unprofitable mines and blamed hedge funds for lower commodity prices, the FT reports.
CNBC's Kate Kelly details Glencore's attempt to stop the bleeding and potentially cut its debt by $10 billion.
The global silver-coin market is in the grips of an unprecedented supply squeeze, forcing some mints to ration sales and step up overtime.
Glencore's downward spiral was halted Tuesday, as its stocks rebounded by as much as 20 percent after a host of brokers came out in support of the group.
One famed analyst says this might be the perfect time for commodities investors to pounce.
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.