*Gold down 2.3 pct for the week. *Palladium posts largest two-day gain since 2008. NEW YORK/ LONDON, Aug 28- Gold rose on Friday as technical indicators and suggestions the U.S. central bank may delay a rate rise provided support, but the metal was still on track to post its biggest weekly drop in five weeks amid dollar strength and strong U.S. economic data.» Read More
Jeff Largey, head of metals and mining research at Macquarie Group, says Rio Tinto needs to deliver on production growth and on share buyback and highlights it is "highly cash generative".
Paul Gait, senior metals and mining research analyst at Sanford Bernstein, says there was a "compelling" strategic logic behind Glencore's merger bid for Rio Tinto.
Nik Stanojevic, equity analyst at Brewin Dolphin, says there is a "very strong industrial rationale" behind Glencore's potential takeover of Rio Tinto.
Rio Tinto rejected a merger approach from rival Glencore in August, the miner said on Tuesday. CNBC's anchors discuss what it means for the sector.
Rio Tinto rejected a merger approach from smaller rival Glencore to create a $160 billion mining and trading giant in August.
The Ebola epidemic could have “significant implications” for commodities, Deutsche Bank warned, as deaths top 3,300.
Catalysts that are driving gold prices, with Frank Holmes, U.S. Global Investors CEO & CIO. He likes Royal Gold and Franco-Nevada.
BHP Billiton freezes pay for its executives and management team, as the downturn across the mining sector continues. The Financial Times reports.
Mike Harrowell, Director, Resources Research at BBY, discusses the impact of falling iron ore prices on major miners like BHP Billiton.
Gaurav Sodhi, Resources Analyst at Intelligent Investor, discusses why major producers like Vale are cranking up iron ore output despite the recent slump in prices.
Daniel Hynes, Senior Commodity Strategist at ANZ, says concerns revolving China's property sector are holding back restocking efforts of Chinese steel mills.
Scott Phillips, Advisor at The Motley Fool Australia, says supply issue is the factor causing the greatest impact on iron ore prices.
The prices of a range of commodities slid further Monday, dragging down stocks as investors feared more pain ahead for the asset class.
Murilo Ferreira, CEO of Vale, tells CNBC's Sri Jegarajah why he isn't worried about the recent slump in iron ore prices. He also explains why he remains upbeat on China.
Nick Moore, commodities strategist at BlackRock, says investors should be long on copper due to shortages in China.
A group of 11 mining CEOs working in West Africa are calling for fewer travel restrictions in the face of the Ebola epidemic.
Diego Hernandez, CEO of Antofagasta, says he is "cautious" on the short-term copper price, but optimistic on the longer term prospect.
As negotiations to resolve a bitter dispute teetered on the brink of collapse, Freeport-McMoRan chairman James "Jim Bob" Moffett flew to Jakarta for last-ditch talks.
Maurice Mason, mining analyst at Peel Hunt, discusses the outlook for the iron ore market after prices hit a two-month low.
Iron ore has taken a beating this year, but one analyst told CNBC this presents the perfect buying opportunity.