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    1. Fast FT

      January 14, 2016

      Glencore starts early refinancing of a credit facility

      Glencore has launched an early refinancing of one of its main credit facilities, bankers familiar with the process...

    2. January 5, 2016

      Oil trading houses tweak old playbook in market rout

      In the words of Glencore chief executive Ivan Glasenberg, the world’s largest trading houses had a “blowout” year in...

    1. December 29, 2015

      Commodity industry wrongfooted by slump

      When Glencore chief executive Ivan Glasenberg spoke to analysts and investors in August after the publication of annual...

    2. December 22, 2015

      Glencore and Anglo try to dig themselves out of trouble

      When Glencore presented its latest debt reduction plans earlier this month, almost 1,000 phone lines were needed to let...

    3. December 10, 2015

      Glencore steps up deleveraging plan

      Glencore, the indebted trading and mining group hit hard by the collapse in commodity prices, has stepped up its...

    4. December 10, 2015

      No more Mr Micawber as Ivan stops waiting for price rises to turn

      Hoping for the best, preparing for the worst. Glencore has been driven by events since the summer. There was a quiet...

    5. December 10, 2015

      Glencore: whatever it takes

      Two months ago, Glencore’s shares fell 30 per cent in a day after analysts at Investec suggested the company’s equity...

    6. FT Alphaville

      December 10, 2015

      FT Opening Quote - Glencore cuts debt target by another $3bn

      Glencore’s Mr Glasenberg has got the message on debt reduction, Sports Direct’s sales are flat, the Bank of England is...

    7. December 10, 2015

      Opening Quote: Glencore gets the memo; BoE; Sports Direct

      Glencore’s Mr Glasenberg has got the message on debt reduction, Sports Direct’s sales are flat, the Bank of England is...

    8. December 10, 2015

      Glencore increases debt reduction target and reduces spending

      Glencore, the indebted resources group hit hard by falling commodity prices, has increased the size of its debt...

    9. November 11, 2015

      Output cuts fail to stem metal price rout

      Back in the summer, Glencore’s combative chief executive Ivan Glasenberg led a chorus of mining executives in blaming...

    10. November 4, 2015

      Glencore sells the family silver

      Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens. While these were some of Julie Andrews’ favourite things, nothing cuts it...

    11. FT Alphaville

      November 4, 2015

      FT Opening Quote - Glencore sells some family silver

      Debt-bound Glencore has found a source of cash in a Peruvian silver mine while M&S is managing to avoid...

    12. FT Alphaville

      October 12, 2015

      FT Opening Quote - Glencore mines for sale

      Two Glencore copper mines have For Sale signs up, pollster YouGov has beaten forecasts and Dell is close to the biggest...

    13. October 9, 2015

      Glencore’s cut to zinc output boosts share price

      Glencore’s unexpected decision to slash zinc output by a third sparked a broad-based rally in metal prices and mining...

    14. October 6, 2015

      Glencore moves to fend off its critics with ‘fact sheet’

      Glencore on Tuesday stepped up efforts to silence its critics by publishing a “funding fact sheet” that the...

    15. October 5, 2015

      Glencore urges rivals to shut lossmaking mines

      Glencore chief executive Ivan Glasenberg stepped up his defence of the under-fire miner and trading house on Monday,...

    16. October 5, 2015

      Commodities crisis spurs calls for African reform

      African nations need to respond to the commodity price crash by overhauling the continent’s regulatory burden and...

    17. October 2, 2015

      Glasenberg faces battle to rescue spiralling Glencore

      When Glencore launched the biggest flotation in the history of the London Stock Exchange four years ago, the pitch to...

    18. September 28, 2015

      Glencore share plunge hits chief Ivan Glasenberg’s pocket

      Some Glencore executives insist they have stopped following their company’s volatile share price. It is hard to imagine...

    19. September 28, 2015

      Glencore shares tumble on concerns over commodity prices

      Glencore, the trading house that made billionaires of its top executives in a record-breaking flotation four years ago,...

    20. September 16, 2015

      Glencore chiefs pay $500m to maintain stakes after share placing

      Glencore chief executive Ivan Glasenberg and his key lieutenants paid more than $500m to maintain their stake in the...

    21. FT Alphaville

      September 16, 2015

      About that Glencore share placing

      What’s missing from the following statement? That’s right, no mention of Glencore’s biggest shareholder – Qatar Holding...

    22. September 16, 2015

      Glencore raises $2.5bn through share placing to help cut debt load

      Glencore has raised $2.5bn through a share placing, part of the miner-cum-trader’s $10bn package of measures to cut its...

    23. September 15, 2015

      Glencore dodges bullet as Fed call looms and WorldPay dithers

      The incubus of the imminent US rate decision squats heavily on the chest of the fitfully dreaming market. Pricier money...

    24. September 11, 2015

      Week in Review, September 12

      A round up of some of the week’s most significant corporate events and news stories. Glencore aims for strength to...

    25. September 11, 2015

      Ivan Glasenberg, Glencore’s steely hard charger who trades to win

      Many chief executives think of themselves as hard-charging but few mean it as literally as Ivan Glasenberg. On a breezy...

    26. September 9, 2015

      Glencore has a mogul in denial

      Ivan Glasenberg, co-founder and chief executive of Glencore, delights in telling his rivals in the commodities industry...

    27. September 9, 2015

      Major shareholders signal support for Glencore’s strategy revamp

      Some of Glencore’s leading shareholders have expressed support for the mining and trading group’s new strategy to slash...

    28. September 8, 2015

      Glencore still eyeing options to raise $2.5bn in new equity

      Glencore’s new plan to slash its large debt load may have provided shareholders with something to cheer about, but the...

    29. September 7, 2015

      Glencore grapples with fallout from commodities crash

      Glencore, albeit unwillingly, is adopting the brace position aboard the stalling aircraft of world commodities markets....

    30. September 7, 2015

      Glencore: ’chute first, questions later

      The difference between skydiving and plunging to the ground — thrill or terror — is just a bit of silk. Commodity...

    31. September 3, 2015

      Glencore debt peril means Rio Tinto bid plan only a fading memory

      Jan du Plessis, chairman of Rio Tinto, phones Ivan Glasenberg, CEO of commodities group Glencore* JdP: Ivan? Jan here....

    32. August 28, 2015

      Any takers for half-price Glencore shares?

      Glencore is a business built on its executives’ ability to read markets. They proved how good they were at it in 2011...

    33. August 21, 2015

      Week in Review, August 22

      A round up of some of the week’s most significant corporate events and news stories. Glasenberg feels force of...

    34. August 19, 2015

      Commodities storm rocks the boat for Glencore’s ambitious captain

      What a relief. Glencore, far from being a threat to free markets, is the puppet of them just like everyone else. When...

    35. August 19, 2015

      Glasenberg apportions blame as Glencore sinks

      For all Ivan Glasenberg’s reputation as one of the smartest readers of commodities, the market has not gone the...

    36. FT Alphaville

      August 19, 2015

      Opening Quote: Weaker China takes toll on Glencore

      Sign up for the full, pre-market email briefing here Commodities house Glencore was once accused by an excitable...

    37. August 19, 2015

      Glencore shares hit low as profits plunge

      Glencore’s shares fell 9.7 per cent on Wednesday, to a new record low, after the mining and trading house revealed that...

    38. August 14, 2015

      Glencore sells assets as downturn bites

      Glencore sold a trio of mining assets for $290m, extending its retreat from unwanted projects and continuing a trend...

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