Vale SA


  • Axiom wins long battle to develop Solomons nickel Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014 | 4:50 AM ET

    *Axiom says wins Solomon Islands nickel mine court battle. SYDNEY, Sept 24- Tiny Australian prospector Axiom Mining has won a three-year court battle against Japanese giant Sumitomo Metal Mining to exploit a giant nickel discovery in the South Pacific' s Solomon Islands left idle for more than half a century.

  • US STOCKS-Wall St edges higher at midday; Apple rebounds Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 12:33 PM ET

    NEW YORK, Sept 10- U.S. stocks edged higher at midday on Wednesday as a rebound in Apple's stock offset declines in energy shares. It continues to be an underweight name for most institutional investors, "said Michael James, managing director of equity trading at Wedbush Securities in Los Angeles. Exxon Mobil fell 1 percent.

  • US STOCKS-Wall St dips, but trend upward considered intact Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 10:18 AM ET

    NEW YORK, Sept 10- U.S. stocks dipped on Wednesday, putting the S&P 500 on track to retreat for a sixth session out of the past seven, although the longer-term strength of the equity market was still considered intact.

  • Midday movers: AIG, Amgen, Lear & more Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 2:07 PM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York.

    Some of Thursday's midday movers:

  • Ebola a long term 'blip' for Africa investors Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 12:45 PM ET
    A nurse wears a special uniform to be protected from the Ebola virus at a state hospital in Kenema, Sierra Leone, in August 2014.

    American investors aren't panicked about the re-emergence of Ebola in Africa, at least in the long term.

  • The outbreak began in the forests of eastern Guinea in February. Its epicenter has spread to Sierra Leone and Liberia, while cases have also been recorded in Nigeria. Below is a compilation of recent statements by companies with operations in Sierra Leone, Liberia, Guinea or neighboring countries.

  • BRASILIA, Aug 1- Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe touted the success of his economic policies on a visit to Brazil on Friday and said it was time for the two nations to expand their trade and investment partnership.

  • BRASILIA, Aug 1- Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe touted the success of his economic policies on a visit to Brazil on Friday and said it was time for the two nations to expand their trade and investment partnership.

  • July 25- A former adviser to mining giant BSG Resources was sentenced in New York federal court on Friday to two years in prison for obstructing a criminal probe in connection with a bribery investigation in Guinea.

  • RIO DE JANEIRO, July 24- Brazil's Vale SA produced record amounts of iron ore in its latest second quarter, rising to the task of battling Australian rivals for market share, but weaker performance at other divisions fanned some concern ahead of results next week.

  • China deepens Brazil ties, plans to build railways Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | 7:45 PM ET
    Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff and Chinese President Xi Jinping.

    In a raft of energy, finance and industry accords signed, China and Brazil will team up to build railways.

  • SINGAPORE/ LONDON, July 18- Iran's iron ore industry is in crisis because of low prices, a senior industry official said, with June exports the lowest in nearly two years and ore piling up at ports. Nearly all Iran's iron ore exports go to China and were worth a total of $2.4 billion in 2013, based on Chinese customs data.

  • BRASILIA, July 17- China expanded its trade partnership with Brazil on Thursday with $7.5 billion in financing for Brazilian miner Vale, the purchase of 60 passenger jets from planemaker Embraer and renewed commitment to invest in infrastructure.

  • China, Brazil close plane, finance, infrastructure deals Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | 12:59 PM ET

    BRASILIA, July 17- China and Brazil sealed their expanding commercial partnership on Thursday with a $5 billion credit line for Brazilian miner Vale and the purchase of 60 passenger jets from Brazilian planemaker Embraer.

  • BRASILIA, July 17- Brazil's Embraer SA agreed to sell 60 E-190 commercial passenger jets to China as part of a raft of deals signed by the presidents of the two countries to deepen commercial ties, the Brazilian government said on Thursday.

  • BRASILIA, July 16- Brazil hopes that during a visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping it can boost ties with its biggest trade partner beyond the exchange of commodities for manufactured goods, but that may be wishful thinking.

  • Rio Tinto iron ore output rises in second quarter Wednesday, 16 Jul 2014 | 1:24 AM ET

    Rio Tinto said it was on track to produce 295 million tons of the steel-making material in 2014, up from 266 million last year.

  • 'Sell in May' just isn't what it used to be Friday, 30 May 2014 | 9:40 AM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    For the second year in a row, selling in May hasn't panned out the way people thought it would.

  • SYDNEY/ MELBOURNE, May 29- The Australian government cleared on Thursday a $1 billion bid by Chinese state-owned Baosteel Resources for iron ore miner Aquila Resources Ltd, removing the only regulatory hurdle to the deal.

  • *To spend almost all working capital on South Africa mine. May 15- Canada's Ivanhoe Mines Ltd said it would not be able to advance development of two mines in the Democratic Republic of Congo this year unless it gets more funds by the end of the second quarter, sending its shares down as much as 7 percent in early trading.