*Spot gold was little changed at $1,338.87 an ounce at 0112 GMT. Bullion on Wednesday touched a high of $1,342.18, its best since July 14. *Japan's prime minister unveiled a surprisingly large $265 billion stimulus package on Wednesday to reflate the world's third-largest economy, adding pressure on the central bank to match the measures with monetary stimulus... » Read More
Glencore has fought this week to reassure investors, employees and counterparties on its financing, with mixed results.
Steve Jacobs, fund manager at BTG Pactual, explains why Glencore has “more tools in its armory” than they’re credited for by the market.
The firm that triggered a massive share price crash for Glencore this week believes it's too early to relax over the commodity giant's financing.
The global silver-coin market is in the grips of an unprecedented supply squeeze, forcing some mints to ration sales and step up overtime.
Traders have started to quote prices for Glencore debt in a manner normally associated with lower-quality paper, the FT reports.
Officials at Glencore sought to reassure credit investors after a market rout earlier this week.
Paul Gait, Sanford Bernstein, says that even thought the stock has been hammered lately, he's still optimistic.
Glencore's downward spiral was halted Tuesday, as its stocks rebounded by as much as 20 percent after a host of brokers came out in support of the group.
Experts are warning of the dire financial impact across the mining and metals space if Glencore is unable to control its skyrocketing debt load.
One famed analyst says this might be the perfect time for commodities investors to pounce.
Fredrik Nerbrand, head of global asset allocation at HSBC, discusses copper's relationship to Glencore and how miners are performing in markets.
Glencore saw its shares slip another 29 percent Monday with analysts stressing that the weakness is likely to be felt across the entire sector.
Shares in mining and commodities trading giant Glencore touched a new bottom on Friday, hit by a torrid week of analyst downgrades and fears about China's economic slowdown.
Eli Lustgarten, Longbow Research senior research analyst, discusses the impact of Caterpillar's coming layoffs.
John Meyer, a mining analyst at SP Angel, says demand in China for metals and mining commodities is not picking up.
Wayne Swan, Former Deputy Prime Minister of Australia, says Australia needs "a set of policies which play to the [country's] strength" while encouraging non-mining investments.
Is it time to splash on some investment jewelery? The answer may be yes if you fancy a diamond ring, with prices for the gemstone down as much as 29 percent since last year.
Gavin Wendt, founding director & senior resource analyst at MineLife, outlines the factors driving the rally in copper prices.
Copper prices rose sharply on Monday after commodity giant, Glencore, revealed plans to suspend some of its copper operations, pulling 400,000 tons of the red metal off the market in a debt-cutting exercise.
Paul Gait, senior research analyst for metals and mining at Sanford Bernstein, discusses whether it's the ideal time for Glencore to be raising equity.