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  1. August 27, 2015

    Icahn reveals 8.5% stake in Freeport-McMoRan

    Carl Icahn, the activist investor, has disclosed an 8.5 per cent stake in mining and oil group Freeport-McMoRan, and...

  2. August 5, 2015

    Strong profit performance lifts Priceline

    A rise in overseas bookings, despite renewed strength in the US dollar, helped Priceline report better than expected...

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  1. July 10, 2015

    Mining M&A: mine or yours?

    Buy or build? That depends which route is cheaper. If a miner’s shares are worth less than it would cost to replace its...

  2. July 7, 2015

    US stocks gyrate sharply on fresh turmoil

    US equity markets gyrated sharply on Tuesday, ending a volatile day higher after briefly falling below a key technical...

  3. June 25, 2015

    Freeport-McMoRan: dealmageddon

    We all know that acquisitions often destroy value. How to prove it, though? It is notoriously hard to argue a...

  4. June 24, 2015

    Lennar homes in on higher profits from second quarter

    An improvement in the US labour market and homebuilding helped Lennar Corp, the second-largest homebuilder in the US,...

  5. April 23, 2015

    Freeport-McMoRan weighs up selling minority stake in oil unit

    Freeport-McMoRan is eyeing selling a minority stake in its oil and gas subsidiary as the world’s largest listed copper...

  6. March 24, 2015

    Freeport retreats after dividend cut

    US copper producer Freeport-McMoRan slipped after cutting its dividend in a move it described as a “prudent” measure...

  7. March 10, 2015

    Financials and techs fall amid defensive turn

    US investors piled out of cyclical sectors in a defensive turn that dealt a blow to the consumer discretionary,...

  8. January 27, 2015

    Freeport McMoRan cuts spending as oil price drops

    Freeport-McMoRan has posted a $2.9bn quarterly loss and cut its capital spending after being forced to write down the...

  9. January 27, 2015

    Freeport-McMoRan hit by falling copper prices

    A fourth-quarter loss amid sliding copper prices weighed on shares of Freeport-McMoRan, pressuring the broader material...

  10. January 14, 2015

    Materials lead US equities lower

    Materials dragged the S&P 500 down on Wednesday, falling 1.2 per cent, as copper prices fell to their lowest levels...

  11. November 11, 2014

    Oil slump drives surge in energy bonds

    A slew of energy companies have come to the US debt capital markets in the past couple of days in spite of a rise in...

  12. October 27, 2014

    Strike action by miners boosts copper

    Copper moved higher on Monday as reports of strikes at two big mines added to concerns about tight supplies of the red...

  13. September 8, 2014

    Congo renews push for Grand Inga dam, an African white elephant

    On a wooden stake planted in Africa’s equatorial forest, a small hand-painted sign reads: “Here will be erected the...

  14. July 25, 2014

    Lead jumps to highest in eight months

    Lead ballooned to an eight-month high on Friday as the recent rally in base metals prices showed no sign of ending. The...

  15. July 23, 2014

    Freeport-McMoRan close to Indonesian deal

    Freeport-McMoRan is on the verge of signing a deal with Indonesia that will lift curbs on exports from one of the...

  16. July 9, 2014

    Copper on the rebound as sentiment shifts

    Just a few months ago, the best-known base metal was looking like the least loved. Copper, first mined 10,000 years ago...

  17. June 5, 2014

    Newmont halts Indonesia mining operations

    US mining group Newmont has halted operations at its Indonesian gold and copper mine and will put 3,200 workers on...

  18. May 7, 2014

    Freeport-McMoRan to sell Texas shale assets to Encana for $3.1bn

    Freeport-McMoRan is to sell shale gas assets to Encana in a $3.1bn deal as the resources group pays down debt. Freeport...

  19. April 15, 2014

    Gold miners suffer as bullion price dips

    Gold miners suffered declines as the price of the precious metal sank below its 200-day moving average and began...

  20. March 16, 2014

    Copper miners eye increase in output

    Copper producers plan to expand mine capacity and output to record levels again this year, underlining potential...

  21. January 12, 2014

    Indonesia slaps ban on mineral exports

    Indonesia has implemented a hotly contested ban on the export of unprocessed minerals after agreeing last minute...

  22. November 18, 2013

    Pricing shift in $2bn-a-year cobalt market sets post-Libor trend

    When politicians fret about price benchmarks, they are unlikely to be thinking about cobalt. But the niche market for...

  23. October 9, 2013

    Supply of copper set to outstrip demand

    Leading copper miners and traders have said they expect supply to outstrip demand next year as a wave of new projects...

  24. September 17, 2013

    Safeway ‘poison pill’ boosts shares

    The S&P 500 neared a record high after US equities ticked up in trading on Tuesday, led by a rise in Safeway shares...

  25. July 1, 2013

    US stocks begin second half of 2013 with a rally

    US stocks began the second half of 2013 with a broad rally led by a rise in Apple, which struggled in the first six...

  26. June 24, 2013

    Copper hits three-year low

    Industrial metals tumbled with copper hitting a three-year low as traders feared that China’s liquidity squeeze could...

  27. June 20, 2013

    Rio delays shipments from flagship Mongolian mine

    Rio Tinto has had to delay inaugural shipments from its flagship Mongolian copper project after the government withheld...

  28. June 4, 2013

    Copper boosted by Indonesian mine closure

    Copper was supported by expectations of tighter supplies due to the closure of a leading mine in Indonesia coupled with...

  29. beyondbrics

    June 4, 2013

    London headlines

    * Turkey’s stocks suffer worst fall in a decade * China plans multimillion Ethiopia investment * Lonmin mine shootings...

  30. June 3, 2013

    Indonesia orders Freeport to shut mine pending cave-in probe

    The Indonesian government has ordered Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold, the US mining group, to halt production at its...

  31. May 22, 2013

    Copper higher as no end seen to Grasberg closure

    Worries about tighter supplies pushed up copper prices to a six-week high as a production outage at Indonesia’s...

  32. May 13, 2013

    Thunderbird targets women in mining communities

    An online programme that uses interviews, quizzes and television dramas has been created by Thunderbird School of...

  33. beyondbrics

    April 19, 2013

    Indonesian mining policy: backtracking elegantly

    When is a new policy not a new policy? When it’s introduced by the Indonesian government, which has a tendency to rush...

  34. April 18, 2013

    Freeport-McMoRan: metal-morphosis

    Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold – rough week to have those metals in your company name. Prices for both have plummeted....

  35. April 16, 2013

    Copper: supply and demand

    Copper was supposed to be the metal that could withstand any slowdown in China. Relative geological scarcity,...

  36. April 10, 2013

    Copper miners forecast years of surplus

    It is hard not to be impressed by Escondida’s scale. From one edge of the world’s largest copper mine, the huge trucks...

  37. April 9, 2013

    Wall St moves higher ahead of Fed minutes

    JC Penney shares dropped sharply after the struggling department store chain announced that chief executive Ron Johnson...

  38. April 7, 2013

    Copper price set to fall amid high output

    Copper production is rising at the fastest rate in a decade, prompting investors to bet on a price collapse. The price...

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