*Copper and oil hit by China, U.S. jobs data knocks gold. LONDON, March 10- World stocks edged off a six-year peak and commodities from copper to crude oil tumbled on Monday as surprisingly weak Chinese trade data rattled investors already on edge over the crisis in Ukraine.» Read More
SYDNEY, Sept 25- BHP Billiton, the world's biggest mining company, on Wednesday said global commodities markets were being undermined by rising supplies of raw materials and warned the outlook for steel demand in Asia was expected to moderate.
SINGAPORE, Sept 25- London copper steadied on Wednesday, snapping three sessions of losses as steady buying from top consumer China buoyed prices. *Copper hit its lowest in four sessions on Tuesday at $7,117.25 a tonne. *London copper has traded in a broader $7,000- $7,500 band since early August.
NEW YORK/ LONDON, Sept 24- Gold rose on Tuesday as physical buying at lower prices and technical support helped bullion snap a three-day losing streak. Gold later turned higher on bargain hunting and technical buying after bullion rebounded from a session low near $1,300 an ounce.
DENVER, Sept 24- Barrick Gold Corp is in talks on further asset sales, with the focus on divesting smaller, higher-cost mines, Chief Executive Jamie Sokalsky told Reuters on Tuesday. Barrick, the world's largest gold producer, announced a deal last month to sell three of its high-cost mines in Australia for $300 million.
BELO HORIZONTE, BRAZIL, Sept 24- MMX, a mining company controlled by Brazilian tycoon Eike Batista, should honor a contract to pay Brazil's MRS railway for iron ore shipments even if its mines are not ready to produce, Vale SA Chief Executive Murilo Ferreira said on Tuesday.
BELO HORIZONTE, BRAZIL, Sept 24- Brazilian mining company Vale SA said on Tuesday that it is in talks to sell iron ore pellets to a customer in the United States, the only major market where the world's largest ore producer has no significant business.
LONDON, Sept 24- Gold dipped for a fourth consecutive session on Tuesday as the dollar firmed and a lack of clarity over U.S. monetary and fiscal policy dented demand for the precious metal. The Federal Reserve surprised markets last week by sticking with its $85 billion in monthly asset purchases, confounding expectations for a $10- billion cut from September.
SHANGHAI, Sept 24- China's top coal producing region of Inner Mongolia will cut administrative fees and transport charges for local miners as they battle with weak prices and sluggish demand, the official Xinhua news agency said.
SINGAPORE, Sept 24- London copper edged down on Tuesday as the prospect of rising supply overshadowed a brightening outlook for demand, with data this week showing a flood of European and Chinese manufacturing orders in September.
SINGAPORE, Sept 24- Gold edged higher on Tuesday following three days of losses, but gains were limited on uncertainty over when the U.S.
DUESSELDORF, Germany, Sept 23- German steelmaker ThyssenKrupp may give up trying to sell its Brazil plant, part of its loss-making Steel Americas business, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters on Monday.
LONDON, Sept 23- Copper prices fell on Monday, slipping for the second straight session, as a weak euro and concerns about growing supply offset hopes for a rebound in demand from top consumer China. Three-month copper on the London Metal Exchange fell to $7,223 a tonne at 1002 GMT, down from a close of $7,280 on Friday.
DUESSELDORF, Germany, Sept 23- German steelmaker ThyssenKrupp may walk away from talks over the sale of its Brazil plant, part of its loss-making Steel Americas business, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters on Monday. Negotiations with prospective buyer Companhia Siderurgica Nacional remain in a stalemate, the person added.
NEW YORK, Sept 20- Gold and most other commodities tumbled on Friday after fresh speculation there might be cuts to U.S. "Bullard's comments have injected some uncertainty near term, and that has prompted a wave of selling in the gold and the precious metals complex," said James Steel, chief precious metals analyst at HSBC.
*Coal, elec utilities see evidence of Obama's "war on coal". *Industry also jittery over further EPA rules due in 2014. The rules, a revision of a previous attempt by the EPA to create emissions standards for fossil fuel plants, are the first step in President Barack Obama's climate change package, announced in June.
TORONTO, Sept 20- Ian Telfer, chairman of miner Goldcorp Inc, was reprimanded by Canada's top securities regulator on Friday as part of a settlement linked to an insider trading probe.
LONDON, Sept 20- Copper edged lower on Friday after hitting its highest in almost a month as investors, following the U.S. Benchmark copper on the London Metal Exchange hit a session high $7,357 a tonne, its highest since Aug. 27., before slipping to trade at $7,329.50 in official rings, down slightly from a close of $7,335 on Thursday.
MELBOURNE, Sept 20- London copper edged up on Friday and was on track to log its largest weekly gain in a year after the U.S stuck to its commodity-friendly stimulus programme, although a stronger dollar limited gains.
TOKYO, Sept 19- Japan's Nikkei share average rose to an eight-week high on Thursday morning, led by commodity stocks after the U.S. Sumitomo Metal Mining Co jumped 7.1 percent, Mitsui Mining and Smelting Co advanced 3.8 percent and Mitsubishi Materials Corp added 2.2 percent.
MELBOURNE, Sept 19- London copper jumped to a three-week top on Thursday, stretching its gains into a second straight session after the U.S. *Three-month copper on the London Metal Exchange rose to $7,303 a tonne, the highest since Aug. 28, before trading at $7,297 by 0018 GMT, up 1.6 percent.