Copper

As mining investors push caution, Glencore differs from rivals

As mining investors push caution, Glencore differs from rivals

Published 16/02/2018

FILE PHOTO: The logo of commodities trader Glencore is pictured in front of the company's headquarters in Baar, Switzerland, November 20, 2012. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann/File PhotoTORONTO/MELBOURNE [more…]

Data overload: commodity hedge funds close as computers dominate

Data overload: commodity hedge funds close as computers dominate

Published 12/02/2018

Chocfinger made his name and his money by taking bold bets on cocoa markets. But after nearly four decades of trading, sometimes winning, sometimes losing, Anthony Ward threw in the towel. [more…]

FANGtastic stocks top vintage year for global markets

FANGtastic stocks top vintage year for global markets

Published 22/12/2017

Czech crown banknotes are seen in this picture illustration taken in Prague January 18, 2013. REUTERS/David W CernyLONDON (Reuters) - A 40 percent surge in [more…]

Kobe Steel loses JIS certifications, faces lawsuits in Canada

Kobe Steel loses JIS certifications, faces lawsuits in Canada

Published 08/12/2017

FILE PHOTO: The logo of Kobe Steel (Kobelco) is seen at the company headquarters in Kobe, western Japan October 24, 2017. REUTERS/Thomas White/File PhotoTOKYO (Reuters) [more…]

China’s commodity imports roar back in November

China’s commodity imports roar back in November

Published 08/12/2017

FILE PHOTO: An employee rides a bike on a road near refinery plants of Chambroad Petrochemicals, in Boxing, Shandong Province, China, May 10, 2016. REUTERS/Meng [more…]

Rio Tinto holds course as it looks inward for new chairman

Rio Tinto holds course as it looks inward for new chairman

Published 04/12/2017

Global miner Rio Tinto (RIO.AX)(RIO.L) signaled on Monday it will stick with its "value over volume" strategy, outlining further moves to boost shareholder returns and appointing a new chairman from within its board. [more…]

Freeport Indonesia closes mine access road again after shooting

Freeport Indonesia closes mine access road again after shooting

Published 14/11/2017

The Indonesian unit of Freeport-McMoRan Inc closed the main access road to its giant copper mine in the eastern province of Papua on Tuesday for the second time in three days after another shooting incident. [more…]

Kobe Steel blames data scandal on focus on profit, lack of controls

Kobe Steel blames data scandal on focus on profit, lack of controls

Published 10/11/2017

Kobe Steel Ltd said on Friday a lack of quality controls and a focus on profits was behind the widespread data tampering that has shaken up the supply chains of car and plane makers around the world. [more…]

Indonesia warns of tough response after Papuan rebels threaten Freeport

Indonesia warns of tough response after Papuan rebels threaten Freeport

Published 10/11/2017

Indonesia's military said on Friday it was prepared to take tough measures against rebels who have threatened to "destroy" the mining operations of Freeport-McMoRan Inc in the eastern province of Papua in their independence struggle. [more…]

Kobe Steel to withdraw earnings forecast after data scandal: Nikkei

Kobe Steel to withdraw earnings forecast after data scandal: Nikkei

Published 30/10/2017

Embattled Kobe Steel Ltd has decided to withdraw its forecast for the current financial year as it struggles to quantify the impact of its data falsification scandal, the Nikkei business daily reported on Monday. [more…]