The fight for ‘China’s sorrow’

Can Beijing prevent the Yellow River running dry, asks Lucy Hornby

Nyrstar unveils €600m fundraising plans

Mining and metals group aims to invest in smelter capacity

Debt pressure mounts on Petropavlovsk

Gold miner cites concerns about impact of Russian sanctions

Iron ore tumbles to two-year low

Steelmaking ingredient falls 35% this year on China demand fears

Weak rouble aids Russian metals groups

Rusal and Evraz report first profits in more than a year

India coal ruling fuels confusion

Alarm at implications for power and banking industries

Rusal moves back into the black

Profit of $116m in three months to June is first in five quarters

Tata Steel urges UK business rates reform

Rules deter investment and undermine manufacturing, company says

Rusal restructures $10bn debt pile

Aluminium producer began negotiations last year

African Minerals parts company with chief

Predecessor brought back in China deal

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Featuring President, Huntsworth, Fyffes, African Minerals, XLMedia, Ladbrokes, Bet365, Graphene Nanochem and Aqua Bounty

ThyssenKrupp targets positive earnings

Quarterly expectations beaten and outlook lifted

Tata Steel’s net profits drop 70%

Imports and slow recovery hit European division

JSW close to buying Lucchini steel assets

Talks highlight renewed interest in recovering European sector

City folk find value in land of ‘The Archers’

Wellcome Trust buys Co-op’s 40,000-acre farming business

New LME data shows investor bullishness in zinc

ArcelorMittal cuts profit forecasts

Steelmaker cuts expectations for ebitda by $1bn for 2014

India’s Tata earmarks $35bn for expansion

Conglomerate eyes spot in list of world’s top 25 businesses

Tata Steel starts refinancing Corus debt

Indian steelmaker issues two bonds worth $1.5bn

Strong won weighs on S Korean exporters

Companies pin poor results on currency

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