Chinese iron ore futures traded on the Dalian Commodity Exchange surged by 90 percent from their December low to the peak on April 25. They have since slumped by 25 percent after the Beijing authorities and China's exchanges enacted measures to curb speculative buying. The difference becomes even more stark when looking at prices outside of China's domestic... » Read More
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Paul Renken, chief geologist and mining analyst at VSA Capital, gives his reaction to Glencore's earnings.
Andrew Michelmore, CEO of MMG, says the miner is focused on "squeezing production out of [the] assets" while keeping an eye costs amid the commodity rout.
Paul Gait, senior research analyst of metals and mining at Sanford Bernstein, explains how companies are taking advantage of the mining sector.
Kieron Hodgson, commodity and mining analyst at Panmure Gordon, looks at the long-term trends in the mining sector and explains why it is so difficult to successfully invest in commodity stocks.
Antonin Jullier, global head of equity trading strategy at Citi, talks about which mining stocks are attractive to investors and how commodities may be impacted by China's yuan devaluation.
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Paul Gait, senior research analyst for metals and mining at Sanford Bernstein, talks about the mining sector as commodity prices continue to fall.
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Gavin Wendt, founding director & senior resource analyst at MineLife, discusses news that China's state-owned companies have approached Fortescue Metals to buy a stake in the latter's infrastructure assets.
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