*Zinc soars on Glencore output cut. LONDON, Oct 9- World stocks rose on Friday, putting them on course for their biggest weekly rise in four years after minutes of the Federal Reserve's last policy meeting showed the U.S. central bank is in no rush to raise interest rates. Brent crude oil was on track for its biggest weekly rise since March 2009, while zinc soared 9...» Read More
Ben Elias, Non-Executive Chairman at Kupang Resources discusses the implications of Indonesian mining laws on the company's business.
Australia's Sundance Resources said its suitor Hanlong would fail to meet a deadline on Tuesday to supply credit approval for its long-delayed $1.4 billion takeover offer.
Francis Browne, Editorial Director at Platts says there is a growing need to know who is trading iron ore and where; and Platts' new electronic editorial platform will aid in providing that transparency.
Extreme bearish forecasts for iron ore prices to drop to as low as $70 a metric ton are an overreaction to the oversupply situation in the sector, said the CEO of the world's fourth largest iron ore producer.
Nev Power, CEO of Fortescue Metals tells CNBC why doesn't expect a drastic increase in new iron-ore supplies. He thinks prices will stay up in the long-term on stabilizing Chinese demand.
Andrew Keen, head of metals and mining at HSBC, tells CNBC how the metal and mining industry will need an extra demand boost to absorb the higher supply growth currently seen.
David Dietze of Point View Wealth Management explains why investors should not give up on the yellow metal just yet.
Peter Akerley, President & CEO at Erdene Resource Development, says the threat of resource nationalism in Mongolia has had trickle down effects on public markets. He explains how.
Chilean Miner Antofagasta will continue to focus on controlling its costs, including power and labor charges, as falling demand from China could lead to a further drop in copper prices.
China's plans to unlock what could be the world's biggest shale gas reserves risk running further off track after 16 firms recently awarded exploration rights lacked one core skill - not one has drilled a gas well before.
David Baker, Managing Partner at Baker Steel Capital Managers discusses the steep decline in shares of Australian gold miners in the recent months.
Nomura and Societe Generale are the latest banks to warn about gold, as several banks in recent days have cut their price forecasts and warnings about a correction for bullion have risen.
With oil production at a twenty year high and predictions of a manufacturing renaissance for the U.S. economy, one of the world's largest investment banks has detailed how the "shale revolution" will negatively affect emerging markets such as China.
Bill Evans, Global Head of Economics at Westpac Bank, believes Australia's central bank could ease further in 2013. He says the mining sector will pose the greatest policy challenge this year.
CNBC's Adam Bakhtiar looks at shares of Hong-Kong listed Rusal for the daily 'Stock in 60' segment after the world's largest aluminum producer reported a 63% fall in 2012 EBITDA.
Discussing whether it's time to buy gold now, with Joseph Greco, Meridian Equity Partners, and Jeff Kilburg, KKM Financial. (3:43)
Renewed unease about sovereign and regulatory risk in Mongolia - triggered by a dispute between the government and mining giant Rio Tinto over the Oyu Tolgoi copper and gold project - is on the rise but shouldn't erode confidence among longer term investors in the mineral-rich nation.
Jay Richards, Investment Manager, GTL Capital Management says the Mongolian government is in a better position than Rio Tinto in terms of pressuring the company to come to terms with payments on the Oyu Tolgoi copper and gold mine.
Molycorp is delaying its quarterly results and annual report as it has yet to determine the size of a goodwill impairment charge it will have to book in the fourth quarter, it said on Thursday.
Brian Han, Senior Research Analyst at Fat Prophets tells CNBC that the Australian property sector is a little to expensive to be investing in right now.