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Two firms have announced plans to send missions to asteroids within the next three years in order to mine the ore and metals on the space rocks.
David Walker, Head of Equities Insights & Publishing at StocksInValue says the high valuation of the Australian market makes it hard to find good value stock picks.
Batsuuri Yaichil, CEO of state-owned Erdenes Tavan Tolgoi describes the outlook for foreign investment in the nation's mining sector.
Amid new exchange rules, Goldman resumes sales talks of its metals warehousing business with potential buyers largely outside the United States.
Edmund Shing, global equity portfolio manager at BCS Financial Services, says small caps are more exposed to domestic economic improvement in the U.S.
Juerg Kiener, CIO at Swiss Asia Capital, talks about the renewed growth in the metals markets as China starts to take "more and more out of the global pie".
Gaurav Sodhi, Resources Analyst at Intelligent Investor says there are plenty of junior gold miners with cheap valuations that are looking very attractive.
Michael Widmer, metals strategist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, says that it is hard to get excited about the gold market at the moment but it is not a "dead story" in the long term.
Dr. Wolfgang Eder, CEO, head of the steel division at Voestalpine, says that it will be difficult to survive as a steelmaker in Europe if the continent does not restructure its cost base.
How do you make money in these markets? Here is what some of the experts have been saying to CNBC.
Dominic Schneider, head of commodity research at UBS Wealth Management, explains that there will be a lot of supply coming into the metals market shortly -- which ought to push prices down.
Ben Simpfendorfer, managing director at Silk Road Associates, says that the Chinese economy remains "fundamentally imbalanced" and needs to see a recovery in its light industry.
John Wilson, advisor at RBS Morgans, discusses iron ore following Rio Tinto's quarterly results and explains why he expects further upside.
Sean Hyman, Editor of Moneynews, Ultimate Wealth Report explains why gold hasn't responded to Yellen's nomination. He calls the gold sell-off a pullback and expects prices to hit $1,500-$1,600 soon.
Alex Molyneux, Chairman Designate at Singapore-listed commodities firm Blumont explains that the sudden 85% fall in the company's share price earlier this week was largely technical.
Despite weak aluminum prices, Alcoa reported quarterly earnings and revenue on Tuesday that exceeded estimates.
Evangelos Mytilineos, CEO of Greek mining group Mytilineos, tells CNBC that funding remains "scarce" in Greece.
Jeff Largey, head of metals and mining research at Macquarie Group, comments on metal commodities and says prices for base metals, iron ore and gold could move higher towards year-end.
Structural issues in the European steel making industry need to be addressed, according to Jeff Largey, mining analyst at Macquarie Group, as steel prices look set to decline.
Jeff Largey, head of metals and mining research at Macquarie Group, says that over supply is the main structural issue in the global steel industry.