NEW YORK— Shares of some top gold companies are mixed at 10 a.m.:. Barrick Gold Corp. fell$. 03 or. 2 percent, to $14.72. Newmont Mining Corp. rose$. 01 or percent, to $23.02.» Read More
LONDON, April 7- Britain's second largest steelmaker SSI UK said it expects to record its first ever profit this year and to add much needed jobs in England's north east, but added market conditions were tough and that its future was not yet secure.
MOSCOW, April 7- Norilsk Nickel, the world's top nickel and palladium producer, reported a 64 percent drop in its net profit on Monday, hit by write-offs due to weaker metals prices.
*Holcim will hold 53 pct of merged entity. PARIS, April 7- Switzerland's Holcim unveiled an all-share deal to buy France's Lafarge on Monday to create the world's biggest cement maker with combined sales of 32 billion euros. Shares in Lafarge rose 4 percent at the open, the top gainer on France's blue-chip CAC 40 index, while shares in Holcim were up 5.4 percent.
PARIS, April 7- Switzerland's Holcim unveiled an all-share deal to buy France's Lafarge on Monday to create the world's biggest cement maker with combined sales of 32 billion euros.
SYDNEY, April 7- London copper sank on Monday to its lowest in more than a week due to ample supply and tepid buying interest, with markets in top consumer China closed for a holiday. *Copper earlier fell to its weakest since March 28 at $6,585.25 a tonne, juddering back towards three-and-a-half year lows of $6,321 a tonne touched on March 19.
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