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  • Final Glance: Silver companies Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 6:05 PM ET

    Hecla Mining Co. rose$. 08 or 2.5 percent, to $3.24. Pan American Silver Corp. rose$. 33 or 2.4 percent, to $14.09. Silver Standard Resources Inc. rose$. 44 or 5.0 percent, to $9.23.

  • Final Glance: Chemicals companies Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 6:05 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies were mixed at the close of trading:. Dow Chemical Co. fell$. 03 or. 1 percent, to $53.10. DuPont Co. rose$. 01 or percent, to $66.16.

  • Final Glance: Coal companies Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 6:05 PM ET

    Arch Coal rose$. 05 or 1.6 percent, to $3.18. Consol Energy Inc. rose$. 35 or. 9 percent, to $39.74. Peabody Energy rose$. 06 or. 4 percent, to $15.79.

  • Midday Glance: Gold companies Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 1:31 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top gold companies are up at 1 p.m.:. Barrick Gold Corp. rose$. 08 or. 4 percent, to $18.09. Newmont Mining Corp. rose$. 39 or 1.5 percent, to $26.37.

  • Midday Glance: Silver companies Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 1:31 PM ET

    Hecla Mining Co. rose$. 05 or 1.6 percent, to $3.21. Pan American Silver Corp. rose$. 13 or. 9 percent, to $13.89. Silver Wheaton rose$. 13 or. 5 percent, to $24.57.

  • Midday Glance: Chemicals companies Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 1:31 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are up at 1 p.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. rose$. 01 or percent, to $53.15. DuPont Co. rose$. 07 or. 1 percent, to $66.22.

  • Midday Glance: Coal companies Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 1:31 PM ET

    Arch Coal rose$. 05 or 1.4 percent, to $3.18. Consol Energy Inc. rose$. 43 or 1.1 percent, to $39.82. Peabody Energy rose$. 04 or. 3 percent, to $15.77.

  • Bachelet, who took power in March, is pushing a wide range of reforms through Congress aimed at addressing inequality in Chile. Most crucial copper workers in Chile belong to local plant unions, who are not taking part in the strike, although Ahumada said it would be difficult for the mines to run normally without the contract workers.

  • *Alcoa to shut Sardinian ops, cut aluminium capacity by 150,000 T. LONDON, Aug 26- Aluminium touched a 18- month peak on Tuesday, boosted by a big long position and declining available stocks, with metals markets also supported by hopes the European Central Bank would implement stimulus measures.

  • *Alcoa to shut Sardinian ops, cut aluminum capacity by 150,000 T. LONDON, Aug 26- Aluminum touched a 18- month peak on Tuesday, boosted by a big long position and a shortage of available stocks, with metals markets also supported by hopes the European Central Bank would implement stimulus measures.

  • Early Glance: Gold companies Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 11:12 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top gold companies are up at 10 a.m.:. Barrick Gold Corp. rose$. 15 or. 8 percent, to $18.16. Newmont Mining Corp. rose$. 50 or 1.9 percent, to $26.48.

  • Early Glance: Silver companies Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 11:12 AM ET

    Hecla Mining Co. rose$. 04 or 1.3 percent, to $3.20. Pan American Silver Corp. rose$. 19 or 1.4 percent, to $13.95. Silver Standard Resources Inc. rose$. 23 or 2.6 percent, to $9.02.

  • Early Glance: Chemicals companies Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 11:11 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are up at 10 a.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. rose$. 08 or. 2 percent, to $53.21. DuPont Co. rose$. 24 or. 4 percent, to $66.39.

  • Early Glance: Coal companies Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 11:11 AM ET

    Arch Coal rose$. 03 or. 8 percent, to $3.16. Consol Energy Inc. rose$. 67 or 1.7 percent, to $40.06. Peabody Energy rose$. 07 or. 4 percent, to $15.80.

  • Steelmakers lead as euro zone shares extend ECB rally Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 11:04 AM ET

    *Euro STOXX 50 up 0.7 pct. LONDON, Aug 26- Euro zone blue chips were on track to record their best two-day gain this year on Tuesday, boosted by the prospect of further stimulus from the European Central Bank and by strong gains for some steelmakers.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 26- A U.S. judge has dismissed London Metal Exchange Ltd as a defendant from nationwide antitrust litigation over the alleged fixing of aluminum prices. District Judge Katherine Forrest in Manhattan said the LME was an "organ" of the UK government and immune from the lawsuit under the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act.

  • Judge dismisses LME from aluminum price-fixing lawsuits Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 10:12 AM ET

    NEW YORK, Aug 26- A U.S. judge has dismissed London Metal Exchange Ltd as a defendant from nationwide antitrust litigation over the alleged fixing of aluminum prices. District Judge Katherine Forrest in Manhattan said the LME was an "organ" of the UK government and immune from the lawsuit under the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act.

  • LONDON, Aug 26- Escalating production costs and weaker copper prices took their toll on Chilean copper miner Antofagasta in the first half of this year, with its core profit sliding 11.5 percent. Like its peers, Antofagasta is battling falling copper grades and higher output costs, and is spending billions on projects to replace ageing mines and boost capacity.

  • LONDON, Aug 26- Copper prices rose to three-week highs on Tuesday, as hopes of stimulus measures by the European Central Bank gathered pace following signs of a weakening European economy.

  • SINGAPORE, Aug 26- Gold was barely changed on Tuesday and held near its weakest level in two months as a firmer U.S. dollar and rallies in equities undermined the metal's appeal as an alternative investment. *Spot gold was little changed at $1,277.40 an ounce by 0032 GMT, within sight of a two-month low of $1,273.06 hit on Aug. 21.

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