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London Metal Exchange considering extension of LMEsword warrant oversight

The London Metal Exchange is considering whether its electronic LMEsword system could be used to oversee metal stored outside the exchange, an executive said on Tuesday, the latest sign that a...

4 Mar 2015 - 5:21pm
KGHM bets on copper price fall reversing

Copper miner KGHM has no plans to follow competitors in cutting spending on mines and projects in reaction to bruised copper prices as it expects prices to recover soon, the head of the company's...

4 Mar 2015 - 1:02am
KGHM bets on copper price fall reversing

Orient Securities, the investment banking partner of Citigroup in China, is looking to raise 10 billion yuan (HK$12.4 billion) in a Shanghai initial public offering that could be the country's...

4 Mar 2015 - 12:46am
KGHM bets on copper price fall reversing

The London Metal Exchange (LME) announced new rules and proposals yesterday aimed at further slashing delivery backlogs at its global network of warehouses.

3 Mar 2015 - 12:27am
KGHM bets on copper price fall reversing

China plans to launch a yuan-denominated gold fix this year to be set through trading on an exchange, sources familiar with the matter said, as the world's second-biggest bullion consumer seeks to...

27 Feb 2015 - 11:04pm
SFC wins court order to wind up China metal recycler for forgery

The Securities and Futures Commission won a landmark court order to wind up China Metal Recycling (Holdings), which said it was the mainland's largest recycler of scrap metal but was alleged by...

27 Feb 2015 - 12:47am

Opinion

Today's Poll

  • Anti-corruption drive: 13%
  • Economy: 9%
  • Pollution: 47%
  • Party reshuffle: 3%
  • Mainland-HK relationship: 15%
  • Legal reforms: 13%
4 Mar 2015
  • Anti-corruption drive
  • Economy
  • Pollution
  • Party reshuffle
  • Mainland-HK relationship
  • Legal reforms
Total number of votes recorded: 339

Oil prices are unlikely to go back to US$100 a barrel because new technology is driving down the cost of production, said Larry Fink, the chief executive and co-founder of BlackRock, the world's...

24 Feb 2015 - 10:18pm

China’s private companies are set to be the key engine to drive another robust year of merger and acquisition (M&A) agreements in the region after a record run of deals last year.

20 Feb 2015 - 9:10pm

What to make of last week's mass cancellations of zinc at London Metal Exchange (LME) warehouses in New Orleans?

Last week's Wednesday LME stocks report showed 91,400 tonnes of metal moving...

20 Feb 2015 - 8:54pm

A boom in consumer-led growth in China will underwrite development of about five large mineral sands mines over the next two decades, according to Iluka Resources.

18 Feb 2015 - 6:00am

The price of gold appears caught in a holding pattern, stuck between what is actually happening to demand and what potentially may happen.

17 Feb 2015 - 10:02pm

Anybody looking at China's vast aluminium sector may be struck by a sense of deja vu, as the issues of last year appear set for a repeat performance in 2015.

17 Feb 2015 - 12:15am

Shares of China Shenhua Energy, the listed unit of the nation’s largest coal miner Shenhua Group, dropped up to 3.8 per cent after giving a bearish projection of its revenue and sales volume for...

17 Feb 2015 - 12:40pm

China yesterday introduced new regulations paving the way for smaller refining firms to import crude oil, as it looks to encourage private investment in a sector dominated by big state-owned firms...

16 Feb 2015 - 11:56pm

Companies providing services to mainland oil producers are doing more for less and belt-tightening in order to survive as their customers slash spending on exploration and unprofitable wells.

15 Feb 2015 - 11:12pm

 

Mainland China installed and connected 10.6 giga-watts (GW) of solar farms last year, well short of Beijing’s original target, but analysts expect volumes to pick up this year, helped by...

15 Feb 2015 - 5:58pm

Bunge, a top soyabean processor, has reduced the size of its pipeline of the oilseed flowing to China, the world's top importer, after overestimating demand late last year, chief executive Soren...

13 Feb 2015 - 10:20pm

Gold demand hit a five-year low last year as buying of jewellery, coins and bars failed to keep pace with 2013's elevated levels, particularly in major consumer China, the World Gold Council said...

13 Feb 2015 - 9:27am

Beijing’s removal of the ban on Brazilian miner Vale’s giant iron ore carriers is a sign of mainland China’s strong hand in the global iron ore market as major producers Brazil and Australia...

10 Feb 2015 - 7:25pm

A new government circular on the design of dry bulk cargo ships released on Monday indicates that mainland China has lifted the ban on Valemax, the giant iron ore carriers developed by Brazilian...

10 Feb 2015 - 5:00am

Being recognised as the biggest in the world must have its attractions, but it cannot be fun knowing from day one that a competitor is on track to eclipse your record.

9 Feb 2015 - 4:41pm
 

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