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Jul 23, 2018 / Staff reporter

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Gold / Silver / Copper Prices - Weekly Outlook: July 23 - 27

Jul 23, 2018 / Investing.com

Investing.com - Metals traders will remain focused on the dollar this week after comments by U.S. President Donald Trump on interest rates stalled a rally in the greenback on Friday, offering some relief to gold, which recovered from one-year lows.Investors will also be looking ahead to Friday’s U.S. GDP report to see how the economy performed in the second quarter. The data is expected to s...Read More

Union at Chile's Escondida mine sees little hope for contract deal

Jul. 22, 2018, 9:01 AM / Reuters

Labor negotiations at Chile's Escondida copper mine, the world's largest, are frozen without signs of progress toward an agreement just over a week before the current contract expires, the union said in an internal message to its members.The union said mine owner BHP rejected union demands made last week, raising the prospects of a strike at the mine for the second straight year. Last year's 44-da...Read More

Miramont's project in Peru may affect Indigenous communities

Jul. 22, 2018, 8:32 AM / Valentina Ruiz Leotaud

The Peruvian Ministry of Energy and Mines determined that Canada's Miramont Resources (CSE: MONT) is not eligible for an automatic approval of its drilling permit for the Cerro Hermoso project, as it is possible that the exploration activities may affect Indigenous communities. In a press release, the Vancouver-based miner explained that since its Environmental Impact Statement was approved earlie...Read More

Gold Rises as Trump Criticizes Fed

Jul 21, 2018 / Investing.com

Investing.com - Gold prices rose on Friday as U.S. President Donald Trump criticized the Federal Reserve for increasing interest rates.Comex gold futures for August delivery rose 0.47% to $1,229.70 a troy ounce as of 10:29 AM ET (14:29 GMT).Trump said in an interview on CNBC that he does not approve of how the Fed is approaching monetary policy. The Fed raised rates twice this year and is expected...Read More

Most Metal ETPs Are Getting Killed Right Now. One Has Jumped 84%

Jul 21, 2018 / Bloomberg

(Bloomberg) -- The mayhem in industrial metals is creating waves across $1.4 billion of exchange-traded products tracking the sector.Their prices are whipsawing, investors are bailing, and some may be profiting spectacularly from the sector’s collapse.While base metals secured a reprieve Friday, they’ve been rattled by a sell-off over fears for Chinese demand and the Sino-U.S. trade wa...Read More

Gold Inches Down After Trump Comments

Jul 21, 2018 / Investing.com

Investing.com - Metal prices were higher but gold inched down amid comments from U.S. President Donald Trump, who criticized the Federal Reserve for increasing interest rates.Comex gold futures for August delivery inched down 0.04% to $1,223.50 a troy ounce as of 4:32 AM ET (8:32 GMT).Trump said in an interview on CNBC that he does not approve of how the Fed is approaching monetary policy. The Fed...Read More

Vedanta says India copper smelter shutdown could cost $100 mln -TV

Jul 21, 2018 / Reuters

MUMBAI, July 20 (Reuters) - Vedanta Ltd VDAN.NS would suffer a loss of about $100 million if its Tuticorin copper smelter in southern India continues to remain shut for a year, Chairman Anil Agarwal told television channel ET Now on Friday.The smelter has been shut since May after the Tamil Nadu (NS:TNNP) state government cut power supply to the unit, following violent protests over alleged pollut...Read More

Yuan's Fallout for Markets Means No Summer Lull for Traders

Jul 21, 2018 / Bloomberg

(Bloomberg) -- The market turmoil spurred by the Chinese yuan’s tumble to a one-year low is putting traders on alert during the normally sleepy Northern hemisphere summer.As the onshore yuan plunged 0.9 percent Thursday, its biggest drop since 2015 on a closing basis, it took most Asian currencies along for the ride amid broad dollar strength. Copper slid below $6,000 a metric ton for the fi...Read More

How to close the loop on lithium-ion battery recycling

Jul. 20, 2018, 10:19 AM / MINING.com Editor

Only two per cent of Australia's annual 3,300 tonnes of lithium-ion battery waste is recycled, says the consultancy CSIRO in a report on Lithium-ion battery recycling published Wednesday.The authors of the study want to emulate the same success that was achieved in recycling lead-acid batteries. Of the 150,000 tonnes of lead-acid batteries sold in 2010, CSIRO says 98 per cent were recycled.The aut...Read More

GLOBAL MARKETS-Dollar pares back after Trump comments; world stocks dip

Jul 20, 2018 / Reuters

* Trump 'not thrilled' about U.S. interest rate hikes* Dollar retreats from year high vs major currencies* Copper hits one-year low as fund selling accelerates* Brent slips as focus returns to oversupply (Updates with close of U.S. trading)By Lewis KrauskopfNEW YORK, July 19 (Reuters) - The U.S. dollar pulled back from year-high levels on Thursday after U.S. President Donald Trump expressed concer...Read More

EU mergers and takeovers (July 19)

Jul 20, 2018 / Reuters

BRUSSELS, July 19 (Reuters) - The following are mergers under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the EU merger process:APPROVALS AND WITHDRAWALS-- Spanish fashion and cosmetics maker PUIG and German electrical appliances maker Bosch (NS:BOSH) Group's unit BSH to jointly acquire Spanish perfume maker Noustique (approved July 18)-- Metals and commodities company Liberty House G...Read More

GLOBAL MARKETS-Dollar pulls back after Trump comments, world stocks dip

Jul 20, 2018 / Reuters

* Trump 'not thrilled' about interest rate hikes* Dollar retreats from year high vs major currencies* China boosts liquidity, set for more policy easing* Copper hits one-year low as fund selling accelerates (Updates with afternoon trading)By Lewis KrauskopfNEW YORK, July 19 (Reuters) - The U.S. dollar pulled back from year-high levels on Thursday against a basket of major currencies, while U.S. Tr...Read More

US STOCKS-Weak earnings, strong dollar hit large-caps; small-caps gain

Jul 20, 2018 / Reuters

* Strong dollar hits metal prices, could hit results of MNCs* Weak results, flattening yield curve hurt financials* Comcast gains on dropping Fox bid; Fox down, Disney up* Dow, S&P, Nasdaq drop; Small-cap Russell 2000 moves higher* Trump says "not thrilled" about Fed decision to hike rates (Changes comment; adds details, prices)By Amy Caren DanielJuly 19 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks were...Read More

GLOBAL MARKETS-Dollar hits year high; stocks, copper pull back

Jul 20, 2018 / Reuters

* China boosts liquidity, set for more policy easing* Dollar hits 1-year high against group of major currencies* Copper hits one-year low as fund selling accelerates* Wall Street hit by weak earnings, escalating trade tension (Updates with open of U.S. markets; changes dateline, previous LONDON)By Lewis KrauskopfNEW YORK, July 19 (Reuters) - The U.S. dollar hit a year high on Thursday against a ba...Read More

Gold Continues to Fall as Trade, Jobless Data Weighs

Jul 20, 2018 / Investing.com

Investing.com - Metal prices continued to falter on Thursday amid trade concerns and a strengthening U.S. dollar.Comex gold futures for August delivery decreased 0.88% to a one-and-a-half-year low of $1,217.10 a troy ounce as of 10:58 AM ET (14:58 GMT).The precious metal was held back as trade tensions continued after China said the White House was wrong to blame Chinese President Xi Jinping for b...Read More

GLOBAL MARKETS-Dollar bulls charge as China grabs for stimulus levers

Jul 20, 2018 / Reuters

* Dollar hits 1-year high against group of major currencies* Pound falls below $1.30 as Brexit, data woes continue* European shares flat, Wall Street expected to dip* China yuan hits 1-year low on stimulus, tariff issues* Metals badly dented by China worries** Graphic: World FX rates in 2018 http://tmsnrt.rs/2egbfVhBy Marc JonesLONDON, July 19 (Reuters) - The dollar climbed to a one-year high but...Read More

Strike looms after breakdown in talks at Chile's Caserones copper mine

Jul. 19, 2018, 1:46 PM / Reuters

SANTIAGO, July 19 (Reuters) - A union representing workers at Lumina Copper's Caserones mine in Chile said on Thursday that contract negotiations with the company had failed, paving the way for a potential strike.The union said that because of the breakdown it would reject a final proposal that could be submitted by the company up to July 24, and that government mediation would be the only way for...Read More

Copper tumbles below $6,000 as China sends metals into freefall

Jul. 19, 2018, 11:12 AM / Reuters

(Bloomberg) - A new round of trade war tensions is sending metal markets into a tailspin. Copper crashed through $6,000 a metric ton for the first time in a year and is headed for its biggest monthly drop since 2015. Zinc, lead, nickel and aluminum tumbled as the dollar rose for a third day.Metals are accelerating a sell-off that started in early June over fears that the trade fight between China...Read More

Miners wrote off almost one-third of investments over last decade

Jul. 19, 2018, 3:43 AM / Cecilia Jamasmie

While global miners invested almost $1 trillion in major projects over the last decade, almost one-third of that - $273 billion to be precise - was written off, research from Morgan Stanley shows.In a study carried out in conjunction with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), the American investment bank found that the extent of the write-downs was almost as high as the dividends paid by the world's top 4...Read More