Platts' senior MD for Australia, Paul Bartholomew, discusses the global steel industry and China's part in it.
Ari Wald, Executive Director and Head of Technical Analysis at Oppenheimer & Co., and Chad Morganlander, Portfolio Manager at Stifel, discuss the silver market with Brian Sullivan.
New data has shone a light on the potential pitfalls for investors who are seeking sizeable returns from the metal lithium.
2016 Australian output will be the same as estimated as the beginning of the year, which doesn't help supply conditions, warns Tim Murray, managing partner at J Capital Research.
With major miners cutting back on new supply, the iron ore price is set for a solid boost, notes Jonathan Barratt, chief investment officer of Ayers Alliance Securities.
Some of the world's biggest iron ore miners are slashing output targets, a move likely to fuel price gains for the commodity.
BHP Billiton has cut fiscal 2016 iron ore production guidance by 10 million tonnes, citing adverse weather over the last quarter.
Higher iron ore prices this year are likely to stay into 2017 as producers cut output, says Shaw and Partners' metals and mining analyst, Peter O'Connor.
Rio Tinto on Tuesday cut its 2017 production guidance from its Australian iron ore mines due to a delay in the roll out of its Autohaul technology.
The iron ore rally this year puts the revenue of major miner Rio Tinto "in good stead," says Fat Prophets' resources analyst, David Lennox.
David Faulkner, Central & Eastern Europe & Sub-Saharan Africa economist for HSBC, says the fundamentals are poor for the South African currency.
Bron Sucheki, vice president of Monetary Metals, sees gold fairly-priced while he believes silver is overvalued by more than a dollar.
Rio Tinto is well-placed to take advantage of improving commodity prices, says Paradigm Securities' resources head, Barry Dawes.
Peabody Energy, the world's largest privately owned coal producer, filed for U.S. bankruptcy protection on Wednesday.
Alcoa also said its engineered products and solutions unit cut 600 positions in the first quarter.
A dovish Fed, negative interest rates and a "funky" U.S. presidential election are driving nervous investors to gold, says Rex Shares CEO Greg King.
Nick Clarke, CEO of Central Asia Metals, shares his outlook for the mining sector and the uncertainty around copper prices and oversupply.
Significant overcapacity will remain in China's steel sector even after restructuring, industry executives said. The FT reports.
Chinese exports are a factor in the European steel industry's downturn, according to Alessandro Abate, head of metals & mining at Berenberg.
Arrium has nearly $2.5 billion of debt, which is far too much for a company that size, warns Rob Brierley, head of research at Patersons Securities.