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  • Antofagasta feels pain of falling copper prices Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013 | 1:35 AM ET

    Falling demand from China will likely cause an oversupply in the copper market by the end of this year and could weigh on prices for the metal until 2016, the CEO of copper miner Antofagasta told CNBC on Tuesday.

  • Fed worriers are disregarding macro data: Pro Thursday, 22 Aug 2013 | 3:15 AM ET
    Fed worriers are disregarding macro data: Pro

    Michael Widmer, metals strategist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, tells CNBC that the market has got itself into a state discussing Fed tapering.

  • Miners at '30-year lows' could bounce as rates rise Tuesday, 20 Aug 2013 | 6:10 AM ET

    Mining stocks slipped on Tuesday, as weak earnings from BHP Billiton and Glencore Xstrata sent the sector lower. Analysts said miners were now the cheapest they have been in 30 years, and were set to bounce back when interest rates begin rising.

  • Was the Xstrata merger good for Glencore? Tuesday, 20 Aug 2013 | 4:20 AM ET
    Was the Xstrata merger good for Glencore?

    Warren Gilman, chairman and CEO of CEF Holdings, comments on results from Glencore Xstrata and BHP Billiton following Glencore's merger with Xstrata and the challenges that they're facing.

  • Investors are coming back to mining: Pro Tuesday, 20 Aug 2013 | 3:15 AM ET
    Investors are coming back to mining: Pro

    John Meyer, analyst at SP Angel, tells CNBC that the mining sector is looking ready for new investment.

  • Trade of the day: no value left in miners? Monday, 19 Aug 2013 | 5:32 AM ET
    Trade of the day: no value left in miners?

    How do you make money in these markets? Here is what some of the experts have been saying to CNBC.

  • Glencore to take up to $7 billion hit on Xstrata Sunday, 18 Aug 2013 | 10:48 AM ET
    Glencore in Baar, Switzerland.

    Mining giant Glencore Xstrata is expected to write down the value of assets inherited from Xstrata by as much as $7 billion, when it reports first-half earnings on Tuesday.

  • Expect Iron Ore imports to trend higher: Macquarie Friday, 16 Aug 2013 | 2:10 AM ET
    Expect Iron Ore imports to trend higher: Macquarie

    Duncan Hobbs, senior commodities analyst at Macquarie, tells CNBC that the market has become unduly bearish about China.

  • Why BHP is still the top mining pick Thursday, 15 Aug 2013 | 11:22 PM ET
    Why BHP is still the top mining pick

    Ephrem Ravi, Head of Metals & Mining Sector, Asia Ex-Japan Equity Research at Barclays explains why BHP Billiton is still his top pick in the diversified metals space, even after a sharp rally in recent months.

  • Rally in global miners may be too good to be true Tuesday, 13 Aug 2013 | 11:42 PM ET

    Global resource stocks have had a run-up in the recent weeks driven by signs of stabilization in China's economy, but questions are arising over the sustainability of this trend.

  • Fed tapering could take iron ore to record highs Tuesday, 13 Aug 2013 | 7:00 PM ET

    Iron ore prices hit their highest levels in nearly four months on Tuesday, leading one analyst to forecast a further rally of up to 30 percent this year.

  • Metals warehouse firm subpoenaed as inquiry heats up Monday, 12 Aug 2013 | 5:29 AM ET

    The U.S. commodities market regulator has subpoenaed a metals warehousing firm, as an inquiry into complaints about inflated metals prices gathers steam.

  • Investors 'like what they heard' on Rio Tinto Thursday, 8 Aug 2013 | 11:15 AM ET
    Investors 'like what they heard' on Rio Tinto

    Jeff Largey, head of metals and mining research at Macquarie Group, says strength of iron ore and Chinese steel production is encouraging Rio Tinto investors.

  • Will Rio Tinto's interim earnings improve? Wednesday, 7 Aug 2013 | 9:45 PM ET
    Will Rio Tinto's interim earnings improve?

    Gavin Wendt, Founding Director & Senior Resource Analyst at MineLife, explains his forecast for underlying first-half earnings of $4.3 billion.

  • Worst is behind us: Silverlake Resources Tuesday, 6 Aug 2013 | 2:30 AM ET
    Worst is behind us: Silverlake Resources

    Les Davis, managing director at Silverlake Resources, tells CNBC that the worst of the write downs are behind them.

  • Atlas Iron: A lower dollar makes a big difference Tuesday, 6 Aug 2013 | 1:30 AM ET
    Atlas Iron: A lower dollar makes a big difference

    Ken Brinsden, managing director at Atlas Iron, tells CNBC that a ten or fifteen percent drop in the Aussie dollar translates to up to a thirty percent margin increase for the company.

  • World Gold Council: China and India to boost gold Tuesday, 6 Aug 2013 | 12:44 AM ET
    China & India demand to underpin gold recovery: World Gold Council

    Marcus Grubb, Managing Director of Investment, World Gold Council says rising demand from India and China will underpin a recovery in the price of gold.

  • Sandfire CEO: The silver lining to low metal prices Monday, 5 Aug 2013 | 10:35 PM ET
    Sandfire CEO: The silver lining to low metal prices

    Karl Simich, CEO and Managing Director of Sandfire Resources explains why greater productivity and cost reduction is possible even in an environment of falling metal prices.

  • Sundance Resources: Bullish on China SOE's Monday, 5 Aug 2013 | 9:45 PM ET
    Sundance Resources: Bullish on China SOE's

    George Jones, Chairman of Sundance Resources explains why the firm isn't avoiding Chinese firms even after its deal with Hanlong Group fell apart earlier this year.

  • Troubled Spain isn't stopping EMED Mining Monday, 5 Aug 2013 | 7:47 PM ET
    Troubled Spain isn't stopping EMED Mining

    Harry Adams, Managing Director at EMED Mining, discusses the firm's project to redevelop Rio Tinto's Spanish copper mine at the second day of the annual Diggers & Dealers conference.