BEIJING, Oct 21- China's daily crude steel runs rose 1.3 percent in September to the highest level in three months, data from the country's statistics agency showed, suggesting mills were still close to full capacity despite weak demand and a steep slump in prices. China produced 67.54 million tonnes of crude steel in September, down 2 percent from the previous...» Read More
FORT WAYNE, Ind. _ Steel Dynamics Inc. on Monday reported third-quarter profit of $91.2 million. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 43 cents per share. Analysts expected $2.12 billion, according to Zacks.
Hecla Mining Co. rose$. 08 or 3.3 percent, to $2.47. Pan American Silver Corp. rose$. 25 or 2.4 percent, to $10.80. Silver Standard Resources Inc. rose$. 16 or 2.9 percent, to $5.72.
Barrick Gold Corp. rose$. 27 or 2.0 percent, to $13.68. Gold Fields rose$. 09 or 2.4 percent, to $3.78. Newmont Mining Corp. rose$. 45 or 2.0 percent, to $22.85.
Arch Coal fell$. 05 or 2.5 percent, to $1.92. Consol Energy Inc. fell$. 03 or. 1 percent, to $34.75. Peabody Energy fell$. 57 or 5.2 percent, to $10.46.
NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies were up at the close of trading:. Dow Chemical Co. rose$. 46 or 1.0 percent, to $46.51. DuPont Co. rose$. 83 or 1.2 percent, to $67.81.
LAKE FOREST, Ill. _ Packaging Corp. of America on Monday reported earnings of $104.4 million in its third quarter. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was also for earnings of $1.26 per share. Analysts expected $1.5 billion, according to Zacks.
DES MOINES, Iowa— A federal appeals court gave agricultural chemical-maker Syngenta Seeds hope Monday that it may be able to proceed with a lawsuit against grain storage and transportation company Bunge North America for refusing to accept one of Syngenta's genetically modified corn varieties. Syngenta sued Bunge in 2011, claiming it illegally refused to...
Arch Coal fell$. 04 or 1.8 percent, to $1.94. Consol Energy Inc. rose$. 14 or. 4 percent, to $34.92. Peabody Energy fell$. 40 or 3.6 percent, to $10.63.
NEW YORK— Shares of some top gold companies are up at 1 p.m.:. Barrick Gold Corp. rose$. 22 or 1.6 percent, to $13.63. Newmont Mining Corp. rose$. 33 or 1.5 percent, to $22.73.
Hecla Mining Co. rose$. 04 or 1.5 percent, to $2.43. Pan American Silver Corp. rose$. 20 or 1.9 percent, to $10.75. Silver Standard Resources Inc. rose$. 12 or 2.2 percent, to $5.68.
Arch Coal rose$. 10 or 5.1 percent, to $2.07. Consol Energy Inc. rose$. 66 or 1.9 percent, to $35.44. Peabody Energy rose$. 12 or 1.1 percent, to $11.15.
NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are up at 10 a.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. rose$. 34 or. 7 percent, to $46.39. DuPont Co. rose$. 35 or. 5 percent, to $67.33.
Hecla Mining Co. rose$. 02 or. 8 percent, to $2.41. Pan American Silver Corp. rose$. 08 or. 8 percent, to $10.63. Silver Standard Resources Inc. rose$. 11 or 2.0 percent, to $5.67.
NEW YORK— Shares of some top gold companies are up at 10 a.m.:. Barrick Gold Corp. rose$. 08 or. 6 percent, to $13.49. Newmont Mining Corp. rose$. 12 or. 5 percent, to $22.52.
NEW YORK— Platform Specialty Products Corp. said Monday that it will spend about $3.51 billion to buy rival chemical maker Arysta LifeScience Ltd. to diversify its product offerings. Miami- based Platform makes specialty chemicals used in computers, cars and oil rigs. Shares of Platform rose 76 cents, or 3.1 percent, to $25.05 in morning trading Monday.
*Gold expected to average $1,270 this year, $1,225 in 2015. *Platinum seen rising to $1,477.50 next year. LONDON, Oct 20- Gold prices will lag industrial precious metals platinum and palladium in 2015, analysts polled by Reuters predict, as a gradually stabilising world economy favours raw materials over so called "defensive" assets.
Oct 20- Specialty chemicals company Platform Specialty Products Corp said it will buy rival Arysta LifeScience Ltd from a company backed by private equity firm Permira for about $3.51 billion. The company said it expects the deal to immediately add to adjusted earnings per share. The deal is expected to be "highly complementary" to Platform's crop protection...
*Copper unable to build on Friday's higher finish. SYDNEY/ LONDON, Oct 20- Copper stayed relatively weak on Monday, struggling to make headway after sliding to six month lows in the previous session, with uncertainty over China's economic growth and a firmer dollar against its main currency rivals. Analysts said that while uncertainty over growth in...
Saudi crude exports have been sliding in the past few months as shale oil squeezes Saudi oil out of U.S. markets and as demand in Asia, particularly in China, has been slower than expected. North America's shale boom has started to squeeze Saudi oil out of the U.S. market, the International Energy Agency said in a report last month, estimating Saudi exports would run...
*Copper unable to build on Friday's higher finish. SYDNEY, Oct 20- London copper futures fell on Monday after hitting their lowest levels in six months in the previous session, hurt by worries over rising stocks, China's economic growth and the impending end of U.S. monetary stimulus. "Copper is looking weak from a supply and demand perspective," said a metals trader...
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