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  • France market 'sluggish', US returns to growth: Randstad CEO

    Jacques van den Broek, CEO of Randstad, says the French market is still "sluggish" but the U.S. has returned to being a growth market for the company.

  • China is not driving commodities: Pro

    Michael Widmer, metals strategist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Research, says China is not the driver of commodity prices at the moment, as demand slows in the world's second-largest economy.

  • We can operate at low copper prices: Central Asia Metals CEO

    Nick Clarke, CEO of Central Asia Metals, discusses the company's earnings and what effect a low copper price would have on the company.

  • Rio Tinto: Iron ore shipments down

    Paul Renken, chief geologist and mining analyst at VSA Capital, discusses mining stocks and the outlook for iron ore, after Rio Tinto posted an 8 percent drop in the metal's shipments.

  • President Barack Obama

    President Obama said to President Putin during a phone call that Russia would have to face further sanctions if it continues its actions in Ukraine.

  • Gold to remain supported?

    Simona Gambarini, associate director of research at ETF Securities, says gold price will remain supported due to heightened risks and discusses the outlook for platinum and palladium.

  • Tibetan Plateau, China.

    China has begun drilling into the Tibetan Plateau to feed its appetite for raw materials, reports.

  • Veolia: Why mining and metals sectors is big for us

    Philippe Capron, CFO of Veolia Environment, says waste water treatment in the mining and metals sector is "promising and lucrative."

  • Aluminum rods displaying the Alcoa logo

    Alcoa reported quarterly earnings that beat analysts' expectations on Tuesday, but revenue narrowly missed estimates.

  • China benefiting from U.S scrapping

    David Choe, host of Vice on HBO, provides perspective into the booming business of scrapping in the U.S.

  • How to invest in gold

    Jeff Largey, head of metals and mining research at Macquarie Group, explains why his outlook for gold remains conservative and discusses gold mining stocks.

  • Can BHP rebound on de-merger news?

    Paul Gait, senior research analyst for metals and mining at Sanford Bernstein, says BHP's news that it could de-merger $19billion of non-core assets makes sense but is unlikely to unlock significant value.

  • Fortescue: We are working towards lower costs

    Nev Power, CEO of Fortescue Metals Group, discusses the firm's plans to combat volatility in iron ore prices and a slowdown in China's economy.

  • Chinese demand for gold at record levels: Pro

    Michael Dudas, Sterne Agee precious metals and mining analyst, thinks Newmont Mining will benefit from a continued rally in gold prices.

  • Mining for profits

    CNBC's Dominic Chu finds names that shine in the underperforming metals and mining sector.

  • A lot going for gold price, but headwinds ahead: Pro

    Michael Widmer, metals strategist at BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research, says negative economic and geopolitical news has created a "perfect storm" for the gold price, but the precious metal will not see a "sustained rally".

  • Investors who believe copper's recent price decline is limited to China are on the "path to ruin", warned Albert Edwards, Societe Generale's uber-bearish strategist.

  • Zinc and lead more attractive than copper despite drop: Pro

    Nic Brown, head of commodities research at Natixis, says the "fundamentals" in zinc and lead make them a more attractive investment than copper, despite the metal's drop in price.

  • Should you be worried about Australia's resource stocks?

    Dale Gillham, Chief Market Analyst at Wealth Within, explains why weakness in the majority of Australia's resource shares is 'not a big issue.'

  • Metals: Lots of inventory in China

    David Wilson, director of metals research and strategy at Citi, discusses metals after the weak Chinese export data and warns that there's "still a lot of contraction to come" for silver.