Metals and Mining


  • How to invest in gold     Wednesday, 2 Apr 2014 | 4:40 AM ET

    Jeff Largey, head of metals and mining research at Macquarie Group, explains why his outlook for gold remains conservative and discusses gold mining stocks.

  • Can BHP rebound on de-merger news?     Tuesday, 1 Apr 2014 | 11:10 AM ET

    Paul Gait, senior research analyst for metals and mining at Sanford Bernstein, says BHP's news that it could de-merger $19billion of non-core assets makes sense but is unlikely to unlock significant value.

  • Fortescue: We are working towards lower costs     Tuesday, 25 Mar 2014 | 10:11 PM ET

    Nev Power, CEO of Fortescue Metals Group, discusses the firm's plans to combat volatility in iron ore prices and a slowdown in China's economy.

  • Michael Dudas, Sterne Agee precious metals and mining analyst, thinks Newmont Mining will benefit from a continued rally in gold prices.

  • Mining for profits     Monday, 17 Mar 2014 | 2:20 PM ET

    CNBC's Dominic Chu finds names that shine in the underperforming metals and mining sector.

  • Michael Widmer, metals strategist at BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research, says negative economic and geopolitical news has created a "perfect storm" for the gold price, but the precious metal will not see a "sustained rally".

  • Investors who believe copper's recent price decline is limited to China are on the "path to ruin", warned Albert Edwards, Societe Generale's uber-bearish strategist.

  • Nic Brown, head of commodities research at Natixis, says the "fundamentals" in zinc and lead make them a more attractive investment than copper, despite the metal's drop in price.

  • Dale Gillham, Chief Market Analyst at Wealth Within, explains why weakness in the majority of Australia's resource shares is 'not a big issue.'

  • Metals: Lots of inventory in China     Monday, 10 Mar 2014 | 12:20 PM ET

    David Wilson, director of metals research and strategy at Citi, discusses metals after the weak Chinese export data and warns that there's "still a lot of contraction to come" for silver.

  • Mining: Where to invest     Tuesday, 4 Mar 2014 | 2:30 AM ET

    Nik Stanojevic, equity analyst at Brewin Dolphin, discusses the mining sector and explains that in a falling commodity price environment, Rio Tinto and BHP Billiton remain safe bets.

  • Transforming energy's impact     Friday, 28 Feb 2014 | 7:39 AM ET

    Lord John Browne, "Seven Elements That Changed the World" author, discusses the pros and cons of all energies, including fracking and its impact on climate change.

  • Potash CEO on earnings & India's market     Monday, 24 Feb 2014 | 11:20 AM ET

    Discussing his company's earnings and emerging market growth, with William Doyle, Potash Corporation president & CEO.

  • Peter Toogood, investment director at City Financial Investment Company, says it is too late to buy bank stocks, but equities in mining companies could be a good investment.

  • Fortescue a great play for iron ore bulls: Pro     Tuesday, 18 Feb 2014 | 10:45 PM ET

    Brad Partridge, Portfolio Manager at Macquarie Private Portfolio Management says that Fortescue Metals continues to tick all the right boxes, and is a good play for investors who are bullish on the iron ore price.

  • Fortescue Metals: Aiming for higher production     Tuesday, 18 Feb 2014 | 10:11 PM ET

    Nev Power, CEO of Fortescue Metals, says the mining firm is focused on ramping up iron ore output to 155 million tones by the end of March as well as driving costs down.

  • Iron ore price dropping on record volumes: Pro     Tuesday, 18 Feb 2014 | 4:20 AM ET

    Paul Gait, senior metals and mining research analyst at Sanford Bernstein, says the iron ore price is falling due to record production volume which is helping the big miners like BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto.

  • How likely is BHP Billiton's dividend hike?     Tuesday, 18 Feb 2014 | 12:47 AM ET

    John Wilson, Private Client Adviser at RBS Morgans, discusses the likelihood of BHP Billiton launching a share buyback in August.

  • Nickel is oversupplied: AngloAmerican CEO     Friday, 14 Feb 2014 | 3:10 AM ET

    Mark Cutifani, CEO of AngloAmerican says that there are ="prudent" opportunities to be had in copper and phosphate but that nickel is oversupplied.

  • Mark Cutifani, CEO of AngloAmerican, says that while the miner's results are not where he wants them to be, they are "encouraging" and that the group has made "good ground" on its costs.