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  • LONDON, Sept 10- News that the Philippines was preparing to follow Indonesia in banning exports of unprocessed minerals caused panic in the London nickel market last week. The Philippines has emerged as the main supplier of nickel ore to China's massive nickel pig iron sector after the cessation of exports from Indonesia.

  • The International Copper Study Group's most recent monthly update assessed the global refined copper market as being in a 450,000- tonne deficit in the first five months of the year, or a 308,000- tonne deficit once movements in Shanghai bonded stocks are factored into the equation.

  • --Clyde Russell is a Reuters columnist. LAUNCESTON, Australia, Sept 1- In the high-stakes poker game being played between the Indonesian government and mining companies, it has come as a bit of a surprise that Jakarta appears to be playing the winning hand.

  • METALS-LME copper steadies in low volumes, ECB in focus Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 3:43 AM ET

    SYDNEY, Aug 28- Copper steadied in low trade volumes on Thursday as markets awaited fresh signals on whether the European Central Bank would act to shore up a faltering economy that could drag on world growth and metals demand.

  • METALS-London copper dips on dollar, increasing supply Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 6:58 AM ET

    *Dollar sets 13- month high, euro struggles. LONDON, Aug 27- Copper fell on Wednesday as a firm dollar and the prospect of increasing supply of the metal offset growing confidence in U.S. economic growth.

  • JAKARTA, Aug 27- Indonesia wants copper miners Newmont Mining Corp and Freeport-McMoRan Inc to hammer out a deal on concentrate supply for an upcoming smelter before allowing Newmont to resume exports, a mining ministry official said on Wednesday.

  • LAUNCESTON, Australia, Aug 27- China has in recent years been viewed as the main driver of the global copper market, and while its influence remains strong, it's possible that the rest of the world will take over in the short term.

  • SYDNEY, Aug 25- Shanghai copper hit its highest in around seven weeks on Monday, underpinned by steady consumer demand as the slow summer season fades, while London markets were shut for a bank holiday. *The most-traded October copper contract on the Shanghai Futures Exchange edged up 0.3 percent to 50,710 yuan a tonne.

  • LONDON, Aug 21- Copper steadied on Thursday after U.S. data signaled a strengthening economy, but sluggish growth elsewhere in the world kept the metal under pressure.

  • LONDON, Aug 21- Copper, aluminum and other base metals fell on Thursday after downbeat data on business activity in China and Europe, but investors were cautious about selling just a day after some were forced to bail out of short positions.

  • SYDNEY, Aug 21- London copper stayed around $7,000 a tonne mark on Thursday after a gauge on China's factory health showed growth slowed in August, denting optimism over demand fuelled by brightening prospects in the United States.

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  • Gold ends lower, but manages 1st weekly gain in 4 Friday, 8 Aug 2014 | 3:26 PM ET

    Gold rejected a 3-1/2 week high on Friday, but was set for its biggest weekly gain in seven as President Barack Obama authorized air strikes in Iraq.

  • US oil ends higher as geopolitics roil market Friday, 8 Aug 2014 | 2:39 PM ET

    Oil fell, as analysts said U.S. air strikes in Iraq might actually lower the risk of oil supply disruptions.

  • *Exports from China jump 14.5 pct in July. LONDON, Aug 8- Copper prices steadied on Friday, but remained near a five-week low due to increased supply and lacklustre demand from top consumer China. In the latest development in the Ukraine crisis, the head of NATO urged Russia to "step back from the brink" of war by pulling its troops back from the Ukrainian border.

  • *Exports from China jump 14.5 pct in July. LONDON, Aug 8- Copper prices slipped on Friday, dragged lower by increased supplies and lacklustre demand from top consumer China, with the metal on track to post its biggest weekly drop in three weeks.

  • SINGAPORE, Aug 7- U.S. oil futures clung to overnight gains to trade above $97 a barrel early on Friday on renewed supply risks on news that the United States is considering military action against Islamic militants in Iraq.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 7- Freeport-McMoRan Inc has contacted potential buyers about selling its onshore oil wells in California, which could fetch as much as $5 billion, people familiar with the matter said.

  • JAKARTA, Aug 7- Freeport-McMoRan Inc's Indonesia unit will complete on Thursday loading for its first copper concentrate export shipment since new mining rules were introduced in the Southeast Asian nation, the unit's CEO said.