LONDON, March 11- The recent history of copper and iron ore has been all about China. These price swoons have been triggered by the same fears about the China growth story. Both copper and iron ore markets are reacting to a bearish one-two combination of news out of China.» Read More
TOKYO, Sept 15- The Fukushima nuclear disaster is driving one of Japan's biggest industry overhauls since World War Two, as new, nimble suppliers take business from the big regional power monopolies, and manufacturers, from steelmakers to drinks firms, generate their own power and sell what they don't need.
SINGAPORE/ LONDON, Sept 13- Trading house Noble has won the right to sell some zinc output from Nyrstar, the world's biggest producer, taking over from Glencore Xtrata a deal worth up to $650 million a year, sources familiar with the situation said. "Noble have won the Nyrstar zinc metal marketing business- the one which Glencore have to exit," one source said.
MELBOURNE, Sept 13- A dispute between Aquila Resources and a partner on the long-delayed $7 billion West Pilbara Iron Ore project in Australia erupted in the open on Friday, heralding a possible ownership shake-up.
China's imports of crude oil, iron ore, copper and soybeans fell in August from July's record highs, but shipments stayed at elevated levels.
Paul O'Malley, Managing Director of BlueScope Steel discusses the road to recovery for the Australian-listed steel maker, after reporting its first annual underlying profit in three years.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer looks at the bounce in the steel ETF to see if it can finally break out above the $44 ceiling, with the help of technician Tim Collins. Also, where Steel Dynamics is headed.
Jack Welch, Jack Welch Management Institute founder, says for the past six months demand for industrial products tied to copper and steel have increased.
Paul Renken, senior geologist and mining analyst at VSA Capital, questions ArcelorMittal's steel prices outlook, and discusses what it could do to reach its higher profit guidance for 2013.
Oleg Deripaska, the CEO of the world's largest aluminum company Rusal said global commodity producers need to cut output by up to 10 percent.
CNBC's Emily Chan takes on the daily challenge of the 'Stock in 60' segment and looks at BlueScope Steel, which soared as much as 17 percent after reporting improved results for the first half of 2013.
Being a big wheel in the earth mover business, Vipin Sondhi has a very clear idea why the Indian economy is stuck in the mud and what the government must do to change the mindset of business executives, like himself.
Spencer Wicks, pulbisher at Steelfirst.com, tells CNBC that there couldn't be a worse time to be selling steel assets as you've got a buyers' market.
The Timken Company president & CEO Jim Griffeth, discusses the year ahead for his company, and how the growth of the domestic natural gas market is driving profitability.
China's harshest winter in nearly three decades has hit iron ore output and driven up prices just as demand from steel mills revives in a resurgent economy. Imports are at record levels.
Steelmaker ArcelorMittal raised a bigger-than-expected $4 billion in a share and convertible notes offering, it said on Thursday, to fix its debt-laden balance sheet.
Goldman upgrades Dell to buy from sell. The FMHR traders discuss. Meanwhile Dick Grasso, Stuart Financial, says he expects steel to run up again before the year's end.
The Fast Money traders discuss whether a breakup is brewing for Timken; and CNBC's Jane Wells rounds up the latest action on the West Coast.
Prior to Oracle's earnings report yesterday, one trader bought 20,307 Oct. 32-strike puts for $0.79 and sold the same number of the Jan. 34-strike calls for $0.98.
Nick Trevethan, Senior Commodities Strategist, ANZ Research is bullish on gold & silver in the face of event risks. He expects prices to strengthen ahead as central banks offer easing support.
Slumping iron prices are set for a sharp rise in the medium-to-long term, Severstal Head of Strategy Thomas Veraszto told CNBC’s “Worldwide Exchange” on Monday.