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  • *Silver prices surge nearly 50 pct as gold leaps, copper rises. LONDON, July 13- Silver prices have leapt nearly 50 percent so far this year, reversing three years of losses, but history shows investors hoping to hop aboard the bandwagon should be wary. Expectations that the Bank of England will pour more money into the British economy following the country's vote to...

  • Commodities tomorrow:

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets.

  • TOKYO, July 12- Honda Motor Co Ltd on Tuesday said it has co-developed the world's first motor for hybrid cars that uses no heavy rare earth metals, a breakthrough that would reduce its dependence on the expensive materials, which are controlled mainly by China. Automakers have been trying to diversify their source of the materials to ease their dependence on...

  • TOKYO, July 12- Honda Motor Co said it had co-developed the world's first electric motor for hybrid cars that uses no heavy rare earth metals, a breakthrough that would trim costs and reduce its dependence on the expensive materials controlled mainly by China. Japan's third-largest automaker said on Tuesday the technology, developed with Daido Steel Co, will be...

  • Commodities tomorrow:

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets.

  • Many diamonds on a black cloth

    Russia's government has raised $813.05 million through the sale of a 10.9 percent stake in state-controlled diamond producer Alrosa.

  • Does gold have a limited function as a safe haven? Colin Hamilton, global head of commodities research at Macquarie Group, discusses the commodity market.

  • Smallwood: Still bullish on gold and silver

    Randy Smallwood, Silver Wheaton CEO, discusses his views on trades for precious metals like silver and gold.

  • JOHANNESBURG, July 8- The world's top platinum miners face tough wage talks next week with South Africa's hardline unions, having seen their balance sheets battered and the capacity for big pay hikes limited by low prices and the effects of a five-month strike in 2014.. The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union plans to demand rises of more than 50...

  • Gold

    More people are looking to buy gold amid shrinking supply, which should spark a price rally, explains Barry Dawes of Paradigm Securities.

  • TORONTO, July 7- Canada's main stock index fell on Thursday as gold miners retreated following their sharp rally since Britain's vote to leave the European Union and as a reversal in oil prices weighed on energy companies. The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index ended down 96.60 points, or 0.68 percent, at 14,134.46. "People are cautious, people are...

  • Commodities tomorrow:

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets.

  • TORONTO, July 7- Canada's main stock index slipped on Thursday as gold miners retreated following their sharp rally since Britain's vote to leave the European Union. At 10:37 a.m. EDT, the Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index was down 39.75 points, or 0.28 percent, at 14,191.31. The most influential weights included two of the world's largest...

  • Lovers & haters of gold

    Jim Steel, HSBC, discusses the value in gold.

  • Mining recovery is essentially a rebound: Analyst

    Paul Gait, senior research analyst at Sanford Bernstein, discusses mining stocks. The U.K. mining index is up over 60 percent in the last six months.

  • July 6- Dominion Diamond Corp, Canada's biggest publicly traded diamond miner, is keeping an eye out for acquisitions in Canada where some prospects are "very encouraging," its chief executive said on Wednesday. Dominion, which owns stakes in two of Canada's biggest diamond mines, Ekati and Diavik, is looking for a new chief financial officer who has been involved...

  • Commodities tomorrow:

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets.

  • Bull Market

    A new bull market in gold is setting in as financial risks abound, VanEck's Joe Foster said Wednesday.

  • Gold hitting 2-year high

    With gold surging this morning to its highest level in more than two years, VanEck International Investors Gold Fund chief strategist Joseph Foster weighs in on the latest and calls it "the beginning of a new bull market for gold."

  • July 6- Dominion Diamond Corp said it would focus on developing its core assets in Canada's Northwest Territories and on buying back shares, months after a group of investors urged the diamond miner to take steps to boost its share price. Dominion also said Chief Financial Officer Ron Cameron would step down on July 15 and Vice President Group Controller Cara...