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  • *World Bank cuts global growth forecasts. NEW YORK, Jan 14- U.S. stocks fell on Wednesday, on track for a fourth day of losses, as a World Bank forecast sparked concerns about weak economies and December U.S. retail sales missed expectations. Copper touched its lowest since July 2009 and was last down 6.2 percent at $5,497 a tonne after the World Bank cut its growth...

  • US STOCKS-Wall Street tumbles on global economic worries Wednesday, 14 Jan 2015 | 11:37 AM ET

    *World Bank cuts global growth forecasts. NEW YORK, Jan 14- U.S. stocks dropped on Wednesday, putting equities on pace for their fourth straight losing session as a World Bank forecast sparked concerns about weak economies and U.S. retail sales for December missed expectations. Copper touched its lowest since July 2009 and were last down 5 percent at $5,563 a tonne...

  • *Gold sector holds best opportunities in mining- QKR. Gold shed around a quarter of its value in the last two years after a more than decade-long bull run. "We have never been busier," said David Harquail, chief executive of royalty and streaming company Franco-Nevada.

  • *World Bank cuts global growth forecasts. *JPMorgan falls in premarket after earnings. Copper touched its lowest since July 2009 and were last down 5 percent at $5,570 a tonne after the World Bank cut its global forecast for economic growth in 2015 and next year.

  • *World Bank cuts global growth forecasts. *JPMorgan falls in premarket after earnings. Copper touched its lowest since July 2009 and were last down 5.1 percent at $5,353.25 a tonne after the World Bank cut its global forecast for economic growth in 2015 and next year.

  • *World Bank cuts global growth forecasts. *JPMorgan falls in premarket after earnings. *Copper prices touched their lowest level since July 2009 and were last down 5.1 percent at $5,353.25 a tonne after the World Bank cut its global forecast for economic growth in 2015 and next year.

  • *KB Home forecasts drop in gross margins. Shares of homebuilders fell 1.5 percent after KB Home forecast a drop in gross margins for the first quarter. Homebuilder stocks had been up earlier in the session, but KB Home dropped 16.3 percent to $13.87, its biggest percentage fall since 1992..

  • *Materials drag, led by Freeport McMoran. Copper prices dropped further below $6,000 per tonne to their weakest level in more than five years, while oil prices extended losses in U.S. afternoon trading. So it's this fear of lower commodity prices leading to global deflation which is leading this nervousness, "said Peter Cardillo, chief market economist at...

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  • SYDNEY, Dec 15- Rio Tinto and BHP Billiton are amassing vast copper holdings in a push to capture a greater chunk of the $140 billion world market, apparently aiming to squeeze out high-cost producers just as they did in the global iron ore business. "For both companies, this is about wielding the greatest influence possible over the global marketplace," said Gavin...

  • *Coming Up: China Industrial output, retail sales Nov at 0530 GMT. SYDNEY, Dec 12- London zinc steadied on Friday from six-month lows in the previous session, when prices were hit by falling oil, and ahead of the release of China's industrial output data which is expected to underline decelerating demand for metals. "Weak oil prices are probably starting to have an...

  • SYDNEY, Dec 12- London zinc steadied on Friday from six-month lows plumbed the session before, with a reading on China's industrial health later expected to underline decelerating demand for metals. *Three-month zinc on the London Metal Exchange had slipped 0.2 percent to $2,192 a tonne by 0130 GMT, after ending up 0.7 percent in the previous session when it fell...

  • Dec 11- Freeport McMoRan Inc operations at its sole U.S. copper smelter have returned to normal production levels after it completed repairs on an electric furnace damaged in a fire at the Arizona facility, a spokesman said on Thursday. Freeport, the largest U.S. miner by market value and revenue, resumed processing copper concentrate at the site on Dec 7, said Eric...

  • Freeport resumes processing at sole U.S. copper smelter Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 3:44 PM ET

    Dec 11- Freeport McMoRan Inc resumed processing copper concentrate at its sole U.S. copper smelter on Dec 7, a spokesman said on Thursday, after completing repairs on a damaged electric furnace in the Arizona facility. "Operations have returned to normal production levels," Eric Kinneberg said in an email. Freeport temporarily shut the smelter in November after a...

  • LONDON, Dec 11- The bears are ascendant in the copper market. It's a view apparently borne out by the terms of the copper concentrates supply deal between Freeport McMoRan and Chinese smelters. What looks set to be the "benchmark" for 2015 includes a treatment charge of $107 per tonne and a refining charge of 10.7 cents per lb.

  • LONDON, Dec 10 (Reuters)- Copper slipped on Wednesday from two-week highs hit in the previous session, with hopes for more monetary policy easing in China overshadowed by worries over swelling supplies and weak global growth. Data out earlier showed China's consumer inflation hit a five-year low of 1.4 percent in November, stoking expectations that Beijing...

  • *Freeport, Jiangxi agree 16.3- pct hike in 2015 TC/RCS- sources. *TC/RC benchmark seen at $107 a tonne/ 10.7 cents a pound. SYDNEY, Dec 10- London copper prices slipped on Wednesday from two-week highs hit the session before, after a short-covering rally lost momentum and as focus shifted to looming oversupply next year.

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