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  • *Gold down 9 pct in 2015, eyes 6th straight quarterly loss. LONDON, Dec 28- Gold edged lower on Monday in line with a retreat in oil prices, giving up some of last week's gains, but moves were muted in thin liquidity in a holiday-shortened week. "Gold is drifting lower after failing to extend the pre-Christmas rally," Saxo Bank's head of commodity research Ole Hansen said.

  • PRECIOUS-Gold drifts lower in thin liquidity Monday, 28 Dec 2015 | 5:38 AM ET

    *Gold down 9 pct in 2015, eyes 6th straight quarterly loss. LONDON, Dec 28- Gold edged lower on Monday in line with a retreat in oil prices, giving up some of last week's gains, but moves were muted in thin liquidity in a holiday-shortened week. "Gold is drifting lower after failing to extend the pre-Christmas rally," Saxo Bank's head of commodity research Ole Hansen said.

  • LIMA, Dec 21- Peru's government said on Monday that copper output in the world's third biggest producer should rise 65.5 percent in 2016 to about 2.5 million tonnes after MMG Ltd's massive Las Bambas project starts operations in February. Newmont Mining Corp's $4.8 billion gold and copper Conga project was derailed by unrest in 2011, and Southern Copper Corp...

  • Brazil assets of Vale, BHP frozen after dam burst Sunday, 20 Dec 2015 | 6:20 AM ET

    A judge in Brazil's state of Minas Gerais has frozen the Brazilian assets of mining giants BHP Billiton and Vale.

  • Gold miners get crushed after the Fed raises rates Thursday, 17 Dec 2015 | 11:54 AM ET
    Crushed stones and mined soil are deposited in a pile before being processed at the Yanacocha gold mine in Cajamarca, Peru, Oct. 21, 2015.

    Gold miner stocks were badly battered a day after the Fed hiked interest rates and the U.S. dollar popped.

  • Commodity crunch: Decade-low iron ore hits miners Tuesday, 8 Dec 2015 | 5:34 AM ET

    Mining stocks suffered from relentless selling on Tuesday, with Anglo American tumbling over 11 percent to a fresh record low.

  • Anglo American sells more assets, suspends dividends Tuesday, 8 Dec 2015 | 3:27 AM ET

    Anglo American announced restructuring steps including plans to consolidate into three business units, sell more assets and suspend dividends.

  • CARRIZALILLO, Mexico, Dec 6- Heroin traffickers linked to the abduction and disappearance of 43 students a year ago are battling over millions of dollars paid by Canadian mining giant Goldcorp to a village in Mexico's southern gold belt, leading to a wave of murders. But residents of Carrizalillo in the impoverished state of Guerrero say the some $3 million a...

  • TORONTO, Dec 4- Goldcorp Inc, the world's most valuable gold miner, said on Friday that Chief Executive Chuck Jeannes will retire after the company's annual meeting in April 2016, with current HudBay Minerals Inc Chief Executive David Garofalo to succeed him. Prior to that, he spent nearly 17 years with Glamis Gold, which was taken over by Goldcorp for $8.6 billion...

  • JAKARTA, Dec 4- The operator of one of the world's biggest copper and gold mines was at the centre of a major political scandal in Indonesia after confirming that the speaker of parliament tried to extort shares from the company to ensure its contract extension. Freeport generated 8.4 percent of its revenue last year from Indonesia. The contract extension and...

  • Your first trade for Tuesday Monday, 30 Nov 2015 | 6:15 PM ET

    The "Fast Money" traders give their final trades of the day.

  • *Gold near lowest since Feb 2010 near-six-year low. LONDON, Nov 30- Gold edged lower on Monday, heading towards its lowest level in nearly six years as the dollar hit a multi-month high and on track for its steepest monthly slide in 2-1/ 2 years on prospects of a U.S. interest rate hike this year. Gold, a non-interest-paying asset, could take a hit from higher rates as the...

  • *Gold dips towards near-six-year low. *Palladium down 20 pct, platinum 16 pct in November. SINGAPORE, Nov 30- Gold extended losses on Monday, dropping towards its lowest level in nearly six years, and was poised to record its steepest monthly slide in 2-1/ 2 years on prospects of a U.S. interest rate hike this year.

  • *Gold dips towards near-six-year low. *Palladium down 20 pct, platinum 16 pct in November. SINGAPORE, Nov 30- Gold extended losses on Monday, dropping towards its lowest level in nearly six years, and was poised to record its steepest monthly slide in 2-1/ 2 years on prospects of a U.S. interest rate hike this year.

  • SINGAPORE, Nov 30- Gold was trading close to its lowest level in nearly six years on Monday and was poised to record its worst monthly slide in 2-1/ 2 years on prospects of a U.S. interest rate hike this year. *Spot gold was little changed at $1,057 an ounce by 0028 GMT, after dropping 1.2 percent in the previous trading session. *Assets in SPDR Gold Trust, the world's top...

  • *Silver, platinum, palladium head for weekly declines. LONDON, Nov 27- Gold dipped to its lowest level in nearly six years on Friday and was heading for a sixth straight weekly decline under pressure from a firm dollar and prospects of a U.S. interest rate hike next month. Spot gold fell 0.7 percent to $1,063.75 an ounce, its lowest since February 2010, and was down 0.6...

  • Mark Mobius warns of waning steel demand in China Thursday, 26 Nov 2015 | 9:25 AM ET
    Mark Mobius, executive chairman of Templeton Asset Management's Emerging Markets Group.

    Veteran emerging markets investor Mark Mobius has warned of a worse-than-expected slowdown in Chinese steel production.

  • *Platinum prices touch lowest since Dec 2008. LONDON, Nov 24- Gold rose 1 percent on Tuesday, recovering from near six-year lows as news that Turkish fighter jets had shot down a Russian-made warplane near the Syrian border sparked a rush to safety among investors, weighing on the dollar. The U.S. dollar fell as investors piled into safe-haven currencies on...

  • Gold is 'the dog that didn't bark' Monday, 23 Nov 2015 | 10:45 PM ET
    Gold is 'the dog that didn't bark'

    Richard Jerram, chief economist at the Bank of Singapore, explains why appetite for bullion has diminished despite a flight to safety trades in the past week.

  • Metal fatigue: More downgrades eyed Monday, 23 Nov 2015 | 9:20 AM ET

    Metal prices crumbled on Monday thanks to a toxic combination of the prospect of poor Chinese demand and a stronger U.S. dollar.