Metals and Mining


  • What to expect from metals     Thursday, 3 Oct 2013 | 11:45 AM ET

    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 see Europe steel facing decline Monday, 30 Sep 2013 | 8:51 AM ET

    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.

  • 'Over supply' killing steel rally     Monday, 30 Sep 2013 | 2:30 AM ET

    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.

  • Why you should be cautious on gold     Wednesday, 25 Sep 2013 | 4:20 AM ET

    Jon Bergtheil, metals and mining analyst at Citi, explains that he remains underweight on most gold stocks because there is "still scope for more selling", particularly in 2014.

  • London Mining to extend mine life in Sierra Leone     Wednesday, 25 Sep 2013 | 2:20 AM ET

    Graeme Hossie, CEO of London Mining, talks to CNBC about plans to extend mine life in Sierra Leone.

  • Small cap returns worth the risk: Pro     Monday, 16 Sep 2013 | 11:46 PM ET

    Richard Hemming, Author of Under the Radar says a recent pick up in risk appetite will have Australian investors flocking to the small cap market. He thinks smaller caps provide better returns than large cap stocks.

  • China must crack down on illegal mining: Lynas     Wednesday, 11 Sep 2013 | 11:32 PM ET

    Nicholas Curtis, Chairman of Lynas Corp says China's crackdown on illegal rare earth mining is a welcome and important step in helping rebalance the industry.

  • Gold market expects tapering: strategist     Wednesday, 11 Sep 2013 | 11:20 AM ET

    Michael Widmer, metals strategist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, discusses metal commodities and says gold should rally if tapering does not start soon.

  • Felipe Larrain Bascunan, Chile finance minister, highlights that while Chile is concerned about copper demand from China, the recovery in Europe and U.S. should help the country stay on a growth path.

  • Glencore to beat cost saving target, more ahead Tuesday, 10 Sep 2013 | 2:40 AM ET

    Glencore Xstrata promised investors on Tuesday it would slash costs, shelve risky projects and squeeze more benefits from its $46 billion takeover of mining group Xstrata, lifting its target to at least $2 billion of synergies by next year.

  • Australia mining red tape to be removed?     Monday, 9 Sep 2013 | 4:30 AM ET

    Mike Elliott, global metals and mining sector leader at EY, tells CNBC how the newly-elected Australian Prime Minister may act to boost the metals and mining sector, as promised.

  • 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.

  • 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.