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Metals and Mining Steel Producers

  • BEIJING, April 17- China's economy grew 6.9 percent in the first quarter from a year earlier, slightly faster than expected, supported by a government infrastructure spending spree and a frenzied housing market that is showing signs of overheating. The strong reading should help underpin wobbly global financial markets but adds to worries that China's...

  • *China economy seen growing solid 6.8 pct y/y in Q1, same as Q4. BEIJING, April 17- China is expected to report on Monday that its economy grew 6.8 percent in the first quarter, well above Beijing's full-year target, buoyed by surging government infrastructure spending and a gravity-defying property market that is showing signs of overheating.

  • Trump's pipeline promise includes US steel

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports on the Trump administration's desire to have infrastructure projects made from U.S. steel.

  • LAUNCESTON, Australia, April 13- It's probably best to look at China's extremely strong commodity imports in March as a history lesson, rather than a pointer to future trends. But it's also likely that part of the March surge was due to the arrival of cargoes from more distant origins than the main suppliers in the Middle East, such as Europe's North Sea and the...

  • LAUNCESTON, Australia, April 13- It's probably best to look at China's extremely strong commodity imports in March as a history lesson, rather than a pointer to future trends. But it's also likely that part of the March surge was due to the arrival of cargoes from more distant origins than the main suppliers in the Middle East, such as Europe's North Sea and the...

  • *China economy seen growing 6.8 pct in Q1 y/y, same pace as Q4. *Q1 GDP data, March activity data due April 17 at 0200 GMT. BEIJING, April 12- China's economy likely grew by a solid 6.8 percent in the first quarter, the same pace as the previous quarter, due to sustained government infrastructure spending and a gravity-defying housing market, according to a Reuters poll of...

  • MELBOURNE, April 12- London copper eased to a two-week low on Wednesday as traders cut risk amid rising geopolitical tensions with North Korea and ahead of Easter holiday. The tensions dented risk appetite in Asia, with gold at five-month highs and yields on top-rated sovereign bonds at their lowest for the year so far. *LME COPPER: London Metal Exchange copper was...

  • SHANGHAI, April 12- China stocks slid on Wednesday, as softer producer inflation data raised questions on the sustainability of the country's economic recovery and some shares that had rallied on plans for a new economic zone lost steam. China's producer price inflation cooled for the first time in seven months in March as iron ore and coal prices tumbled,...

  • MELBOURNE, April 12- London copper eased on Wednesday amid heightening geopolitical tensions with North Korea, but held above two-week lows hit in the previous session on hopes demand will heat up during the second quarter. North Korean state media warned on Tuesday of a nuclear attack on the United States at any sign of American aggression, as a U.S. Navy strike...

  • BEIJING, April 12- China's producer price inflation cooled for the first time in seven months in March as iron ore and coal prices tumbled, pressured by fears that Chinese steel production is outweighing demand and threatening a glut of the metal later this year. A renaissance in China's steel industry has been a major driver of the world's second-largest...

  • BEIJING, April 12- China's producer price inflation cooled for the first time in seven months in March as iron ore and coal prices tumbled, pressured by fears that Chinese steel production is outweighing demand and threatening a glut of the metal later this year. A renaissance in China's steel industry has been a major driver of the world's second-largest...

  • WASHINGTON, April 11- The U.S. Commerce Department said on Tuesday that it increased anti-dumping duties on oil and gas drilling pipes from South Korea, applying new legal tools that allow for more comprehensive calculations of foreign cost distortions. The decision was the first to be made under a provision of the Trade Preferences Extension Act of 2015 that...

  • BEIJING, April 12- China's producer price inflation cooled for the first time in seven months in March as iron ore and coal prices tumbled, pressured by fears that Chinese steel production is outweighing demand and threatening a glut of the metal later this year. A renaissance in China's steel industry has been a major driver of the world's second-largest...

  • WASHINGTON, April 11- The U.S. Commerce Department said on Tuesday that after an administrative review it has found South Korean steel producers have been dumping oil country tubular goods and has responded by imposing duties ranging from 2.76 percent to 24.9 percent.

  • Mounds of coking coal sit piled near the blast furnace at the AK Steel mill in Middletown, Ohio.

    Shares of AK Steel dropped Monday, erasing gains from last week's spike on rumored takeover talk.

  • LAUNCESTON, Australia, April 10- One of the big hopes for a revival of the U.S. coal industry since the election of President Donald Trump is increasing exports. The short-term boost to U.S. coal exports is virtually all down to Cyclone Debbie, a category four storm that closed mines and damaged infrastructure in eastern Australia's Queensland and New South Wales...

  • SHANGHAI, April 10- China stocks fell on Monday with strong gains in listed companies that would benefit from the country's new economic zone were offset by weakness in other sectors after the securities regulator vowed to punish stingy "iron roosters". The stock regulator has moved to cool speculative fever around plans to build a massive economic zone near...

  • LAUNCESTON, Australia, April 10- One of the big hopes for a revival of the U.S. coal industry since the election of President Donald Trump is increasing exports. The short-term boost to U.S. coal exports is virtually all down to Cyclone Debbie, a category four storm that closed mines and damaged infrastructure in eastern Australia's Queensland and New South Wales...

  • *New announcement follows previous cuts worth 600 mln euros. *More than 8 bln euros investment at Steel Europe planned. FRANKFURT/ DUESSELDORF, April 7- German industrial group Thyssenkrupp said on Friday it planned to cut costs by 500 million euros over three years at its steel unit, which it is seeking to merge with Tata Steel's European operations.

  • As President Trump faces pressure to deliver on his promise to revive manufacturing in the northern "rust belt" states that put him in the White House, his biggest challenge may not be Mexico or China, but the southern U.S. states that form the other pillar of his political base. States like Alabama have built a presence in the global supply chain in direct...