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SINGAPORE, July 19- London copper was trading little changed on Friday but was set to close the week lower after the Federal Reserve signalled it would stay on course to end bond buying by the end of the year. *Copper hit a one-week low at $6,850 a tonne on Thursday and was set to close the week down around half a percent, snapping two consecutive weeks of gains.
*Anglo American posts 14 pct rise in Q2 copper output. LONDON, July 18- Copper recovered from a one-week low on Thursday, helped by strong U.S. economic data and reassurances that loose U.S. monetary policy would be tapered off with care, but the metal was under pressure from a firmer dollar and oversupply worries.
*Q2 Copper output climbs 14 percent. LONDON, July 18- Anglo American posted an unexpected rise in copper production in the second quarter, a bright spot in an otherwise tough three months for the miner, which is set to unveil a major strategy review next week.
*China bonded premiums stabilise around $180- Shmet. LONDON, July 18- London copper drifted to a one-week low on Thursday on a firmer dollar and after another major mining group reported higher output, reminding investors about the potential for excess supplies to swamp the market.
SYDNEY/ SEOUL, July 18- Australian mining magnate Gina Rinehart's $10 billion Roy Hill iron ore project has overcome key hurdles holding up debt negotiations, a move that could pave the way for the mine to start producing by September 2015, sources said on Thursday.
LAUNCESTON, Australia, July 18- Ramping up output in the face of an expected easing in demand growth may seem like an odd tactic for a miner, but it's exactly what Rio Tinto and BHP Billiton are doing in iron ore.
*China local physical copper at premium against ShFe futures. *China bonded premiums stabilise around $180- Shmet. SINGAPORE, July 18- London copper eased to a one-week low on Thursday after U.S.
BOGOTA, July 17- Workers at Drummond Co Inc's coal mining operations in Colombia voted to strike late on Wednesday after failing to reach a deal with the U.S. company in weeks of talks over pay and conditions, a union leader said.
SINGAPORE, July 18- London copper slipped on Thursday after Federal Chairman Ben Bernanke reaffirmed plans to curtail bond buying by the end of the year, while slow northern hemisphere demand weighed on the prices of industrial metals.
LONDON, June 17- Copper slipped to its lowest price in a week on Wednesday after the dollar strengthened on fresh comments about scaling back the U.S. stimulus programme and following news of an sharp increase in output at the world's biggest copper mine.
BOGOTA, July 17- Workers at Drummond Co Inc's coal mining operations in Colombia were almost certain to vote in favor of a strike action late on Wednesday after failing to reach an agreement during weeks of talks over pay and conditions, a union leader said.
NEW DELHI, July 17- ArcelorMittal, the world's largest steelmaker, said it would scrap its planned 12 million-tonne-a-year steel plant in India's Odisha state as it has not been able to acquire the requisite land and a captive iron ore mine.
LONDON, June 17- Copper slipped from near a one-month high on Wednesday after the U.S. central bank chief repeated plans to start scaling back its stimulus programme and following news of an sharp increase in output at the world's biggest copper mine.
LONDON, July 17- European shares turned positive, recovering from losses suffered during most of the morning session, with gains at major financial and mining stocks buoying markets. The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index, which had at one stage fallen as much as 0.5 percent, was up by 0.2 percent at 1,191.01 points by 1107 GMT.
*US Senate to hold hearing on banks owning commodities storage. SINGAPORE, July 17- London copper edged down from near a one-month high on Wednesday, as traders cut risk, waiting to see whether Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke will reiterate later in the day that U.S. monetary policy is to stay accommodative.
*Big iron ore miners pushing supply side to weed out rivals. SYDNEY, July 17- Record iron ore output from BHP Billiton and other mining giants appears to defy logic, with demand for the steel-making raw material cooling in top customer China and a price-eroding supply glut looming.
HONG KONG, July 17- Hong Kong shares look set for a third daily gain, lifted by strength in Chinese coal and cement counters as investors rushed to cover short bets after favourable June coal sales and a major cement producer sold assets to its parent company.
*US Senate to hold hearing on banks owning commodities storage. SINGAPORE, July 17- London copper edged towards a one-month high on Wednesday, with traders waiting to see whether Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke will reiterate later in the day that U.S. monetary policy is to stay accommodative.
SINGAPORE, July 17- London copper eased on Wednesday, with traders waiting to see whether Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke will reiterate later in the day that U.S. monetary policy is to stay accommodative.
BHP said expansion of its iron ore operations in Australia was ahead of schedule, as the miner posted a robust 9 percent rise in ore output to a record annual 187 million tonnes.