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  • *William Hill jumps after receiving takeover bid. LONDON, July 25- Britain's top share index ended lower after hitting an 11- month high on Monday, with a fall in crude oil prices hurting energy stocks and weaker gold prices and negative company updates dragging down precious metals miners. "The FTSE is held back by oil majors taking a significant 25 points off the...

  • LONDON, July 25- Zinc resumed its rally on Monday, powered by falling mine supply and copper fell as a sharp drop in oil prices overshadowed expectations of looser global central bank policy. G20 finance chiefs vowed at the weekend to use "all policy tools" to lift global growth after a meeting dominated by the impact of Britain's exit from the European Union.

  • TORONTO, July 25- Canada's main stock index fell on Monday, weighed by energy and mining stocks that retreated along with oil and gold prices. Gold fell as the U.S. dollar firmed ahead of central bank meetings in the United States and Japan. At 10:16 a.m. EDT, the Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index was down 77.14 points, or 0.53 percent, to 14,523.52.

  • LONDON, July 25- Zinc resumed its rally on Monday powered by falling mine supply, while copper edged up on expected looser global central bank policy. G20 finance chiefs vowed at the weekend to use "all policy tools" to lift global growth after a meeting dominated by the impact of Britain's exit from Europe. Three-month copper on the London Metal Exchange rose 0.4...

  • BEIJING July 24- China, accused of flooding world markets with cheap steel, has started levying anti-dumping duties as high as 46.3 percent on electric steel products imported from Japan, South Korea and the European Union, according to China's official Xinhua news agency said on Sunday. China began levying the duties on Saturday after an investigation by the...

  • ABIDJAN, July 24- Randgold Resources' Tongon mine in Ivory Coast will have a slightly lower gold output this year than previously expected mainly owing to an erratic power supply, Chief Executive Mark Bristow told reporters late on Saturday. The mine, one of five operated by the London- listed company in three African countries, is on track to produce 260,000...

  • TERRE HAUTE, Ind.— A company is expanding its search for oil deposits on Indiana State University property. Pioneer Oil Co., based in Lawrenceville, Illinois, signed an oil and gas lease in 2012 with the university, which has collected hundreds of thousands of dollars in royalties under the deal. The company finished drilling a new test well this week on a grassy area...

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    Steel stocks have enjoyed a sterling rally in 2016,but many doubt that the high-flying names will be able to add to their gains.

  • In a draft statement obtained by Reuters, the G20 finance ministers and central bank governors meeting in China's southwestern city of Chengdu said that excess capacity problems, "exacerbated by a weak global economic recovery and depressed market demand, have caused a negative impact on trade and workers." Officials from the United States and other...

  • SANTIAGO, July 22- Workers at Anglo American's small El Soldado copper mine in Chile called off a strike on Friday after reaching an agreement with the company, a union official told Reuters. The mine's copper output was 36,000 tonnes last year, less than 1 percent of Chile's overall 5.76 million tonnes. State-owned Codelco and Japan's Mitsui and Mitsubishi also...

  • LONDON, July 22- A stronger dollar knocked industrial metals prices on Friday while nickel was also hit as some investors locked in profits from a recent rally. Benchmark nickel on the London Metal Exchange slid 3.2 percent to close at $10,420 per tonne, after gaining 1.7 percent on Thursday when it hit a 10- month high of $10,900. Nickel has been the top performer...

  • *Key resistance on nickel pegged at $10,785- Sucden. LONDON, July 22- Nickel slipped on Friday as some investors locked in profits from a recent rally, while zinc extended gains on persistent worries about shortages. Benchmark nickel on the London Metal Exchange declined 0.9 percent to $10,660 per tonne by 1011 GMT, after adding 1.7 percent on Thursday when it hit a...

  • Aluminium producer Norsk Hydro reported a rise in earnings in the second quarter due to rising prices and stronger demand for the metal.

  • LONDON, July 22- European stock markets slipped on Friday, weighed down by falls in mining companies and Swedish construction group Skanska. The STOXX 600 index is up by around 10 percent from a low point reached in June in the immediate aftermath of Britain's shock vote to quit the European Union, but the index remains down by around 7 percent since the start of...

  • LONDON, July 22- European stock markets fell on Friday, weighed down by a drop in the shares of mining companies and a fall at Swedish construction company Skanska. The pan-European STOXX 600 and the similar FTSEurofirst 300 were both down by 0.4 percent. The STOXX 600 index is up by around 10 percent from a low point reached in June in the immediate aftermath of...

  • MELBOURNE, July 22- London zinc and nickel were set to log a second week of gains on Friday as traders bet that supply side constraints would lift prices already supported by expectations of easier central bank policy after Britain's decision to leave the euro zone. LME zinc traded at $2,250 a tonne on Friday, down 0.2 percent, amid light profit-taking after...

  • MELBOURNE, July 22- Shanghai zinc and nickel climbed on Friday as traders bet on supply side constraints. *Zinc on the Shanghai Futures Exchange rose by 1.4 percent to 17,425 yuan a tonne, earlier hitting 17,555, the most expensive since March 2015. *Shanghai nickel reached the highest in more than 11 months at 84,080 yuan a tonne.

  • *ANZ sees nickel prices nearing $12,000 on Philippine supply risk. LONDON, July 21- Zinc touched its highest in 14 months on Thursday and nickel hit an eight-month peak as speculators kept buying, but analysts cautioned that rallies were vulnerable to corrections. Benchmark zinc on the London Metal Exchange was up 0.4 percent at $2,255.50 a tonne at 1032 GMT...

  • *Q2 underlying EBIT NOK 1.62 bln vs poll NOK 1.42 bln. OSLO, July 21- Strengthening Chinese demand led Norsk Hydro, one of the world's largest aluminum producers, to raise its forecast for global aluminum demand growth this year to 4-5 percent as it reported forecast-beating earnings on Thursday. But prices have recovered somewhat recently: LME benchmark...

  • *Q2 underlying EBIT NOK 1.62 bln vs poll NOK 1.42 bln. OSLO, July 21- Strengthening Chinese demand led Norsk Hydro, one of the world's largest aluminium producers, to raise its forecast for global aluminium demand growth this year to 4-5 percent as it reported forecast-beating earnings on Thursday. But prices have recovered somewhat recently: LME benchmark...