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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.
Gold has fallen out of favor with large speculators, according to data from Bank of America/Merrill Lynch.
What should investors do with equity markets at record highs? Here is a recap of trade tips from today.
Daniel Morgan, global commodities analyst at UBS, comments on Rio Tinto's quarterly results and how the slowdown in China will affect iron ore pricing.
Colin Hamilton, global head of commodities research at Macquarie Group, discusses the mining sector and expects the large companies at the bottom of the cost curve to see some strong profits.
Gaurav Sodhi, Resources Analyst at Intelligent Investor, explains why he has a hold recommendation on global miner Rio Tinto.
It is a great day to be in gold, up 2.5 percent so far. Frank Holmes, U.S Global Investors, shares his moves for the precious metal. "Physical demand has been very robust" says Holmes.
The Fast Money traders debate the Fed's positive impact on the metals market.
Copper has taken a beating in recent months, along with gold and other commodities. Now, analysts warn there is more pain ahead for the red metal.
Kristy Campbell, Senior Equity Analyst at Macquarie Private Portfolio Management says investors should continue to invest in Australian companies that are exposed to the U.S. recovery. She says Brambles is one of the best-placed businesses for this.
Alan Gayle, Ridgeworth Capital Management; Michael Santoli, Yahoo! Finance; CNBC.com's Jeff Cox; and CNBC's Rick Santelli break down the markets after the closing bell.
Greg Johnson, President & CEO of Prophecy Platinum, talks about the rise in platinum prices and the impact of mining labor unrest in South Africa.
Analysts are expecting a dismal second-quarter earnings season but Alcoa, first out of the gate, beat on both earnings and revenue.
'Bond king' Jeff Gundlach, co-manager of the $39.4 billion DoubleLine Total Return Bond Fund, says the selling wave that roiled credit markets has come to an end.
Gary Clark, commodities analyst at Roubini Global Economics, tells CNBC that weak global growth is continuing to weigh on metals.
If anyone was still in doubt about whether the era of ever-rising prices driven by rapid Chinese growth was over, events of the past week have surely dispelled it. The FT reports.
Gold prices, now at a three-year low, could keep falling as investors reshape their views. Forecasts for $1,000 an ounce gold are sounding a lot less far-fetched.
Oleg Deripaska, CEO of Rusal, discusses the basic resources sector and says that investors should calm down and "accept reality".
A record deficit in platinum supplies is set to push prices higher, as unrest sweeps the South African mining industry and demand is boosted by the auto sector and a new exchange traded fund.
Investors have dumped mining shares this year with a drumbeat of bad news weighing on sector, from weak Chinese data to a supply glut in some metals.