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Metal prices plunge amid concern over Chinese economy

Metal prices have tumbled to their lowest levels for years as commodities bore the brunt of another sell-off. It reflects growing worries over

Metal prices have tumbled to their lowest levels for years as commodities bore the brunt of another sell-off. It reflects growing worries over

Business

Rio Tinto profits cave in

A plunge in the price of iron ore as a result of a glut in the market and a slowing of demand from China has hit the profits of Rio Tinto. The

A plunge in the price of iron ore as a result of a glut in the market and a slowing of demand from China has hit the profits of Rio Tinto. The

Business

Gold market drops traditional trading and goes electronic

It was only matter of time, but now technology has caught up with one the world’s most precious metals. Trading in gold has gone electronic ending a

It was only matter of time, but now technology has caught up with one the world’s most precious metals. Trading in gold has gone electronic ending a

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Oversupply pushes iron ore prices lower

Oil isn’t the only commodity suffering a price slump. Iron ore has also dropped and for the same reason – oversupply in a weak global

Oil isn’t the only commodity suffering a price slump. Iron ore has also dropped and for the same reason – oversupply in a weak global

Business

Strikes earn South Africa an outlook downgrade from Fitch

Despite hopes of an end to South Africa’s longest ever mining strike, the Fitch ratings agency has changed its outlook on the country to negative

Despite hopes of an end to South Africa’s longest ever mining strike, the Fitch ratings agency has changed its outlook on the country to negative

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China to answer rare metals complaint at WTO

A dispute over rare metals which has been building for years has come to a head: China has been challenged for restricting its exports. It provides

A dispute over rare metals which has been building for years has come to a head: China has been challenged for restricting its exports. It provides