Rio Tinto posted an 8 percent drop in first-quarter shipments compared with the previous quarter due to weather disruptions in Australia and Canada.» Read More
RIO DE JANEIRO/ SAO PAULO Feb 27- Vale SA, the world's largest iron ore producer, will continue reining in costs this year even as the outlook for prices and sales volumes is improving, its chief executive officer said on Thursday.
OTTAWA, Feb 27- Canada has no plans to further ease rules for foreign investment in uranium mines after Ottawa moved to give European Union firms more leeway, a senior official said on Thursday.
Global miner Rio Tinto reported a 45 percent jump in second-half profit on Thursday, beating market forecasts.
BHP Billiton posted strong rises in its December quarter and said it was well positioned to reward shareholders as productivity increased.
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The S&P 500 closed at an historic high on Wednesday, underscoring how pullbacks remain shallow.
Australian miners shoveled record tonnages of iron ore in the December quarter, supported by billions of dollars worth of expansion plans coming on stream.
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Asian shares retraced most of their early losses by midday Tuesday, even as the U.S. government shutdown dragged into its second week.
Japan's benchmark index staged a dramatic turnaround on Thursday to outperform Asian equity markets but sentiment remained cautious ahead of of next week's U.S. budget vote.
Global resource stocks have had a run-up in the recent weeks driven by signs of stabilization in China's economy, but questions are arising over the sustainability of this trend.
Bulls and bears have been duking it out this week in the worst three day sell off for stocks in two months.
The uranium surplus in the market has dragged on prices, but that’s not stopping some people from making bets on the radioactive element longer term.
BHP said expansion of its iron ore operations in Australia was ahead of schedule, as the miner posted a robust 9 percent rise in ore output to a record annual 187 million tonnes.
Australian coal miners are steeling themselves for years of production cuts as swelling shipments from international rivals lower hopes of a recovery in coal prices.
While losses in commodity currencies have remained relatively limited amid the recent rout in physical prices and resources-related stocks, investors could be in for a "rude shock."
BHP Billiton's new chief executive will take a pay cut as miners struggle with tougher market conditions, and has stripped out a layer of top executives.