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  • Early Glance: Silver companies Wednesday, 25 Mar 2015 | 11:55 AM ET

    Hecla Mining Co. fell$. 01 or. 3 percent, to $3.28. Pan American Silver Corp. rose$. 13 or 1.4 percent, to $9.57. Silver Standard Resources Inc. rose$. 06 or 1.1 percent, to $5.30.

  • Early Glance: Gold companies Wednesday, 25 Mar 2015 | 11:55 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top gold companies are mixed at 10 a.m.:. Barrick Gold Corp. rose$. 13 or 1.1 percent, to $11.50. Newmont Mining Corp. rose$. 23 or 1.0 percent, to $23.09.

  • LONDON, March 25- Nickel was the obvious stand-out in China's February metals trade figures. All of which suggests that supply stresses in China's giant nickel pig iron sector are accumulating. The bulls got badly burnt last year, a supercharged rally going into reverse as Philippine ore supply surged to fill the Indonesian gap, providing China's NPI producers...

  • March 25- United States Steel Corp said it would consolidate its North American flat-rolled operations and temporarily idle its operations at Granite City, Illinois, citing weak demand and falling steel prices. A stronger dollar has made imports cheaper and steel from China has been flooding the U.S. market in the past few quarters, hurting prices and leading...

  • *China import tariffs 24.3-25.2 pct, for Taiwan 10.9-12 pct. BRUSSELS, March 25- The European Union will impose anti-dumping duties from Thursday on imports of cold-rolled stainless steel sheet from China and Taiwan, according to a notice on Wednesday in the EU's Official Journal. Eurofer has said China and Taiwan shipped 620 million euros of cold-rolled...

  • BRUSSELS, March 25- The European Union will impose punitive anti-dumping duties from Thursday on imports of stainless steel cold-rolled sheet from China and Taiwan, according to a notice on Wednesday in the EU's Official Journal. Eurofer has said China and Taiwan shipped 620 million euros of cold-rolled stainless steel into the EU in 2013, some 17 percent of...

  • *Australia's Fortescue calls on rivals to cap iron ore output. *Australia's competition regulator says holds "grave concerns". SYDNEY, March 25- Australia's Fortescue Metals Group called on iron ore miners to cap production in the hope of reversing a dramatic fall in prices, triggering a probe by Australia's competition regulator.

  • *Australia's Fortescue calls on rivals to cap iron ore output. *Australia's competition regulator says holds "grave concerns". SYDNEY, March 25- Australia's Fortescue Metals Group called on rivals to cap iron ore production in the hope of triggering a price recovery, drawing an immediate rebuke from competition authorities.

  • MELBOURNE, March 25- London copper slipped on Wednesday from more than two-month highs hit the previous session as the dollar firmed, but expectations of falling mine supply buoyed prices. *Three-month copper on the London Metal Exchange had slipped 0.6 percent to $6,111.50 a tonne by 0133 GMT. *The most-traded June copper contract on the Shanghai Futures...

  • Final Glance: Coal companies Tuesday, 24 Mar 2015 | 8:17 PM ET

    Arch Coal rose$. 06 or 6.1 percent, to $1.03. Consol Energy Inc. fell$. 32 or 1.1 percent, to $28.30. Peabody Energy rose$. 10 or 1.6 percent, to $6.48.

  • Final Glance: Gold companies Tuesday, 24 Mar 2015 | 8:17 PM ET

    Barrick Gold Corp. fell$. 03 or. 3 percent, to $11.37. Gold Fields Ltd ADS fell$. 01 or. 2 percent, to $4.38. Newmont Mining Corp. fell$. 28 or 1.2 percent, to $22.86.

  • Final Glance: Silver companies Tuesday, 24 Mar 2015 | 8:17 PM ET

    Hecla Mining Co. rose$. 05 or 1.5 percent, to $3.29. Pan American Silver Corp. fell$. 20 or 2.1 percent, to $9.44. Silver Standard Resources Inc. fell$. 02 or. 4 percent, to $5.24.

  • Final Glance: Chemicals companies Tuesday, 24 Mar 2015 | 8:17 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies were down at the close of trading:. Dow Chemical Co. fell$. 02 or percent, to $47.21. DuPont Co. fell$. 82 or 1.1 percent, to $73.60.

  • March 24- Monsanto Co, maker of the world's most widely used herbicide, Roundup, wants an international health organization to retract a report linking the chief ingredient in Roundup to cancer. "We question the quality of the assessment," Philip Miller, Monsanto vice president of global regulatory affairs, said on Tuesday in an interview. " Monsanto officials have...

  • Midday Glance: Gold companies Tuesday, 24 Mar 2015 | 1:19 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top gold companies are mixed at 1 p.m.:. Barrick Gold Corp. rose$. 01 or. 1 percent, to $11.41. Newmont Mining Corp. fell$. 18 or. 8 percent, to $22.96.

  • Midday Glance: Silver companies Tuesday, 24 Mar 2015 | 1:19 PM ET

    Hecla Mining Co. rose$. 04 or 1.1 percent, to $3.28. Silver Standard Resources Inc. fell$. 02 or. 4 percent, to $5.24. Silver Wheaton fell$. 02 or. 1 percent, to $20.39.

  • Midday Glance: Chemicals companies Tuesday, 24 Mar 2015 | 1:19 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are down at 1 p.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. fell$. 04 or. 1 percent, to $47.19. DuPont Co. fell$. 48 or. 6 percent, to $73.94.

  • Midday Glance: Coal companies Tuesday, 24 Mar 2015 | 1:19 PM ET

    Arch Coal rose$. 03 or 2.6 percent, to $1.00. Consol Energy Inc. fell$. 17 or. 6 percent, to $28.45. Peabody Energy rose$. 13 or 2.0 percent, to $6.51.

  • BECKLEY, W. Va., March 24- The former chief executive of Massey Energy Co pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to a revised federal indictment arising from a 2010 West Virginia coal mine explosion that killed 29 miners. The former chief executive, Donald Blankenship, entered his plea in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia. Massey was acquired in...

  • *Glencore's deals track record a mixed bag. LONDON, March 24- Just two weeks before Glencore can make a new approach for Rio Tinto, the rival that rejected it last summer, the Swiss firm once seen as a deal machine seems unlikely to strike again or charm investors with any other major move soon. While Rio Tinto and BHP have the largest, lowest cost iron ore assets in the...

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