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  • Why it's time to get back into gold miners

    Gaurav Sodhi, Resources Analyst at Intelligent Investor says there are plenty of junior gold miners with cheap valuations that are looking very attractive.

  • 'Hard to get excited' about gold: BofA-ML

    Michael Widmer, metals strategist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, says that it is hard to get excited about the gold market at the moment but it is not a "dead story" in the long term.

  • Europe steel industry must reform: Voestalpine CEO

    Dr. Wolfgang Eder, CEO, head of the steel division at Voestalpine, says that it will be difficult to survive as a steelmaker in Europe if the continent does not restructure its cost base.

  • Trade of the day: Sell precious metals?

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

  • What to expect from metals?

    Dominic Schneider, head of commodity research at UBS Wealth Management, explains that there will be a lot of supply coming into the metals market shortly -- which ought to push prices down.

  • Chinese economy is 'imbalanced'

    Ben Simpfendorfer, managing director at Silk Road Associates, says that the Chinese economy remains "fundamentally imbalanced" and needs to see a recovery in its light industry.

  • What to expect from iron ore

    John Wilson, advisor at RBS Morgans, discusses iron ore following Rio Tinto's quarterly results and explains why he expects further upside.

  • Why isn't gold rising as a safe-haven trade?

    Sean Hyman, Editor of Moneynews, Ultimate Wealth Report explains why gold hasn't responded to Yellen's nomination. He calls the gold sell-off a pullback and expects prices to hit $1,500-$1,600 soon.

  • Blumont price fall unrelated to Cokal

    Alex Molyneux, Chairman Designate at Singapore-listed commodities firm Blumont explains that the sudden 85% fall in the company's share price earlier this week was largely technical.

  • A worker walks among rolls of semi-finished aluminum at an Alcoa aluminum factory.

    Despite weak aluminum prices, Alcoa reported quarterly earnings and revenue on Tuesday that exceeded estimates.

  • Funding in Greece remains 'scarce': CEO

    Evangelos Mytilineos, CEO of Greek mining group Mytilineos, tells CNBC that funding remains "scarce" in Greece.

  • What to expect from metals

    Jeff Largey, head of metals and mining research at Macquarie Group, comments on metal commodities and says prices for base metals, iron ore and gold could move higher towards year-end.

  • Structural issues in the European steel making industry need to be addressed, according to Jeff Largey, mining analyst at Macquarie Group, as steel prices look set to decline.

  • 'Over supply' killing steel rally

    Jeff Largey, head of metals and mining research at Macquarie Group, says that over supply is the main structural issue in the global steel industry.

  • Why you should be cautious on gold

    Jon Bergtheil, metals and mining analyst at Citi, explains that he remains underweight on most gold stocks because there is "still scope for more selling", particularly in 2014.

  • London mining to extend mine life in Sierra Leone

    Graeme Hossie, CEO of London Mining, talks to CNBC about plans to extend mine life in Sierra Leone.

  • Small cap returns worth the risk: Pro

    Richard Hemming, Author of Under the Radar says a recent pick up in risk appetite will have Australian investors flocking to the small cap market. He thinks smaller caps provide better returns than large cap stocks.

  • China must crack down on illegal rare earth mining

    Nicholas Curtis, Chairman of Lynas Corp says China's crackdown on illegal rare earth mining is a welcome and important step in helping rebalance the industry.

  • Gold market expects tapering: strategist

    Michael Widmer, metals strategist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, discusses metal commodities and says gold should rally if tapering does not start soon.

  • Chile 'closely' monitoring Chinese growth: fin min

    Felipe Larrain Bascunan, Chile finance minister, highlights that while Chile is concerned about copper demand from China, the recovery in Europe and U.S. should help the country stay on a growth path.