Taiwan's Foxconn said on Thursday China's anti-monopoly authorities approved its acquisition of Japan's Sharp Corp, paving the way for the world's largest contract electronics manufacture... Full Story06/15/2015 10:53 a.m.
All mining activities at the giant Century zinc mine in Australia will have ceased by the end of this month. News that will be greeted with relief by believers in the zinc deficit story, who have had to w... Full Story06/10/2015 6:17 a.m.
With iron ore prices forecast to stay low for several years, Century Iron Mines Corp, a small Canadian mine explorer and developer, is spreading its bets and looking for acquisitions in the precious and base... Full Story06/09/2015 10:57 a.m.
Markets do not move in straight lines. It's an age-old truism that the iron ore market would do well to remember. The spot iron ore price as assessed by The Steel Index fell relentlessly over the s... Full Story06/04/2015 11:09 a.m.
When Azerbaijan’s Socar Trading SA took over the storied commodity trader Phibro LLC this year, it put a stamp on a new trend: the emergence of giant state enterprises to buy and sell natural resources... Full Story06/03/2015 6:41 a.m.
Oil companies that have pumped trillions of barrels of crude from the ground are now saying the future is in their other main product: natural gas, a fuel they’re promoting as the logical successor to ... Full Story06/02/2015 10:46 a.m.
U.S. shale oil producers, having weathered the worst price plunge in their industry's brief history, now face a dilemma: whether to stay in a defensive crouch after slashing their rig fleets, or start dr... Full Story05/29/2015 7:32 a.m.
Four months into oil’s rebound from a six-year low, the tanker market is sending a clear signal that the rally is under threat. A sudden surge in demand for supertankers drove benchmark charter rate... Full Story05/28/2015 7:35 a.m.
A once-popular pair trade pitting the U.S. dollar against oil prices has re-emerged in recent weeks, injecting a new wildcard into the market just as the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries pre... Full Story05/27/2015 11:22 a.m.
So far this year, there have been some 26 announced deals worth more than $1.7bn. Gold miners are spearheading a wave of merger and acquisition activity in Australia, riding a rebound in local gold prices... Full Story