Metals and Mining


  • Copper rally won't last, experts warn Wednesday, 4 Sep 2013 | 7:50 AM ET

    After falling by almost 20 percent earlier this year, copper prices have rallied over the past two months, helped by an uptick in Chinese economic activity. However, analysts warn the rebound may be short-lived.

  • Copper is moving into over supply: Pro  Wednesday, 4 Sep 2013 | 2:40 AM ET

    David Wilson, director of metals research & strategy at the Citi Research Team, tells CNBC that copper still looks like a market moving into oversupply.

  • Why energy remains the best commodity trade  Tuesday, 3 Sep 2013 | 6:43 PM ET

    Sean Hyman, Editor of Moneynews at Ultimate Wealth Report explains why oil will remain strong whether or not the U.S. attacks Syria.

  • Severstal: Steel must prepare for slowing China Monday, 2 Sep 2013 | 4:24 AM ET

    The global steel industry should prepare for slowing China growth, Alexey Kulichenko, the chief financial officer of Russia's second-largest steel producer Severstal, told CNBC on Monday.

  • Trade of the day: time to buy steel?  Wednesday, 28 Aug 2013 | 5:31 AM ET

    How do you make money in these markets? Here is what some of the experts have been saying to CNBC.

  • Long-term gold won't go below $1500 per ounce: CEO  Wednesday, 28 Aug 2013 | 3:10 AM ET

    Vitaly Nesis, CEO of Polymetal, tells CNBC that in the longer-term there's no way gold can go below 1500 dollars per ounce as the industry will not survive that level of pricing.

  • Buy into mining stocking cycles: Pro  Wednesday, 28 Aug 2013 | 2:40 AM ET

    Nik Stanojevic, equity analyst at Brewin Dolphin, tells CNBC that the mining sector is really going to be driven by stocking cycles.

  • Antofagasta CEO: We are at full capacity  Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013 | 2:05 AM ET

    Diego Hernandez, CEO of copper mining company, Antofagasta, tells CNBC that they are at full capacity but the problem is how fast they can grow.

  • Antofagasta feels pain of falling copper prices Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013 | 1:35 AM ET

    Falling demand from China will likely cause an oversupply in the copper market by the end of this year and could weigh on prices for the metal until 2016, the CEO of copper miner Antofagasta told CNBC on Tuesday.

  • Fed worriers are disregarding macro data: Pro  Thursday, 22 Aug 2013 | 3:15 AM ET

    Michael Widmer, metals strategist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, tells CNBC that the market has got itself into a state discussing Fed tapering.

  • Miners at '30-year lows' could bounce as rates rise Tuesday, 20 Aug 2013 | 6:10 AM ET

    Mining stocks slipped on Tuesday, as weak earnings from BHP Billiton and Glencore Xstrata sent the sector lower. Analysts said miners were now the cheapest they have been in 30 years, and were set to bounce back when interest rates begin rising.

  • Was the Xstrata merger good for Glencore?  Tuesday, 20 Aug 2013 | 4:20 AM ET

    Warren Gilman, chairman and CEO of CEF Holdings, comments on results from Glencore Xstrata and BHP Billiton following Glencore's merger with Xstrata and the challenges that they're facing.

  • Investors are coming back to mining: Pro  Tuesday, 20 Aug 2013 | 3:15 AM ET

    John Meyer, analyst at SP Angel, tells CNBC that the mining sector is looking ready for new investment.

  • Trade of the day: no value left in miners?  Monday, 19 Aug 2013 | 5:32 AM ET

    How do you make money in these markets? Here is what some of the experts have been saying to CNBC.

  • Glencore to take up to $7 billion hit on Xstrata Sunday, 18 Aug 2013 | 10:48 AM ET
    Glencore in Baar, Switzerland.

    Mining giant Glencore Xstrata is expected to write down the value of assets inherited from Xstrata by as much as $7 billion, when it reports first-half earnings on Tuesday.

  • Expect Iron Ore imports to trend higher: Macquarie  Friday, 16 Aug 2013 | 2:10 AM ET

    Duncan Hobbs, senior commodities analyst at Macquarie, tells CNBC that the market has become unduly bearish about China.

  • Why BHP is still the top mining pick  Thursday, 15 Aug 2013 | 11:22 PM ET

    Ephrem Ravi, Head of Metals & Mining Sector, Asia Ex-Japan Equity Research at Barclays explains why BHP Billiton is still his top pick in the diversified metals space, even after a sharp rally in recent months.

  • Rally in global miners may be too good to be true Tuesday, 13 Aug 2013 | 11:42 PM ET

    Global resource stocks have had a run-up in the recent weeks driven by signs of stabilization in China's economy, but questions are arising over the sustainability of this trend.

  • Fed tapering could take iron ore to record highs Tuesday, 13 Aug 2013 | 7:00 PM ET

    Iron ore prices hit their highest levels in nearly four months on Tuesday, leading one analyst to forecast a further rally of up to 30 percent this year.

  • Metals warehouse firm subpoenaed as inquiry heats up Monday, 12 Aug 2013 | 5:29 AM ET

    The U.S. commodities market regulator has subpoenaed a metals warehousing firm, as an inquiry into complaints about inflated metals prices gathers steam.