Glencore defies critics with ‘fact sheet’

Funding details strive to show mining group can handle $30bn debt

Glencore aims to reassure on funding

‘Fact sheet’ for investors intends to slow share price descent

Citi to cut lending to coal miners

New policy reflects US bank’s commitment to environment

Suncor bids $5bn for Canadian Oil Sands

Deal would consolidate ownership in costly oil-producing region

Glasenberg steps up Glencore defence

Chief blames hedge funds for pushing down commodity prices

PotashCorp withdraws €7.9bn offer for K+S

Canadian group cites commodities prices and lack of engagement

Militancy and infighting lead to fears of instability

Industrial unrest is an increasing concern for companies in South Africa

S Africa’s NUM agrees gold wage offer

Deal sees salary hikes from 9% to 13% a year over 3 years

Glencore seeks to halt downward spiral

Analysts say debt-laden group’s troubles are rooted in the takeover of Xstrata

Glencore reveals details of trading operation

Commodities group seeks to reassure on debt

Copper cuts critical for Glencore revival

Metal accounts for more than a third of mining group’s earnings

Russian owners bid to take Polyus private

Independent board committee calls $9bn valuation “disappointing”

Rio Tinto: out of a hole

Miner is, wisely, bowing to pressure to reduce its coal exposure

Rio eyes NSW coal exit with stake sale

Reshuffle likely to make it easier to sell other Hunter Valley assets

Traders price Glencore bonds like junk

Concern over ability to manage debt pile amid commodity downturn

BHP Billiton confident despite climate action

Coal producer could lose 5 per cent of assets but predicts rising demand

Analysts speak of ‘boldest call’ over Glencore

Bearish note and concerns over China sparked share price rout

Bond market: the L-word

Corporate debt issuers have bought time with extended maturities

Glencore shares rally after miner hits back

Miner ‘operationally and financially robust’ after Citi suggests it should go private

Glencore leads mining rally but FTSE falls

Commodity price weakness puts sector ratings under threat


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