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    1. 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...

    2. 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...

    1. 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...

    2. 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...

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      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...

    4. 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...

    5. 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...

    6. August 13, 2015

      Glencore: ambidextrous

      Glencore is not so different after all. For all its dexterity as a commodities trader-cum-mining house, it still does...

    7. July 1, 2015

      Coal bid sets up clash of mining heavyweights

      It is a tantalising prospect for deal junkies: Sir Mick Davis going head-to-head with his arch rival Ivan Glasenberg in...

    8. FT Alphaville

      May 11, 2015

      Exposing the "If we call it a blockchain, perhaps it won't be deemed a cartel?" tactic

      Why are the great and the good of the banking and financial services world suddenly extolling the virtues of...

    9. May 7, 2015

      Glencore chief blames rivals’ overproduction for share price fall

      The chief executive of Glencore on Thursday blamed the 40 per cent plus fall in its share price since the commodity...

    10. April 30, 2015

      Glencore takes a stand on its fossil fuel reserves

      Ivan Glasenberg, the chief executive of Glencore, is rarely short of an opinion. So it was no surprise to see him...

    11. March 19, 2015

      Oil trader Vitol’s profits rebound to $1.35bn

      Vitol, the world’s biggest independent oil trader, saw a sharp recovery in profits in 2014, aided by more favourable...

    12. March 5, 2015

      Glencore’s thermal coal output cut set to warm market

      It is a measure of the distress in the thermal coal market that one of its lowest cost producers — the Swiss resources...

    13. March 4, 2015

      Time in the sun for Glencore’s agribusiness

      It was agriculture’s time in the sun at Glencore on Tuesday after the trading house revealed earnings at its grain and...

    14. March 3, 2015

      Glencore’s Glasenberg forecasts ‘blowout’ year for oil trading

      The oil trading operations of Glencore could “blow out the lights” with a strong performance if market trends continue...

    15. February 11, 2015

      Lonmin was never a good fit for Ivan

      There was a time when Glencore took a close interest in Lonmin. Remarkably, it was less than 18 months ago that the...

    16. February 11, 2015

      Glencore to divest 24% stake in Lonmin

      Glencore has decided to spin off its stake in Lonmin, the troubled South African platinum producer, in a move that...

    17. January 28, 2015

      Glencore considers cuts at South Africa coal unit Optimum

      Glencore is considering a partial shutdown of a coal unit in South Africa in what would be the most decisive response...

    18. January 6, 2015

      Iron ore bounce likely to be shortlived

      Few in the iron ore industry will remember 2014 with any fondness. The steelmaking ingredient was the worst performing...

    19. December 22, 2014

      Supply is key to commodities’ volatile year

      “Demand hasn’t been bad,” Ivan Glasenberg, chief executive of Glencore, one of the world’s resource companies, told...

    20. December 10, 2014

      Glencore CEO rebukes rivals and says group will look at oil M&A

      Glencore chief executive Ivan Glasenberg on Wednesday sharpened his criticism of mining rivals by accusing them of...

    21. November 14, 2014

      Coal rallies on Glencore mine closures

      Thermal coal rallied on Friday after Glencore said it would halt production at its Australian mines over the Christmas...

    22. October 29, 2014

      Rainmaker Klein stays in the shadows as Glencore eyes Rio Tinto

      Where is Michael Klein when you need him? The former Citi supremo, who brokered talks between Ivan Glasenberg and Mick...

    23. October 20, 2014

      LME Week: here’s what to expect

      Londoners beware: the biggest annual gathering of the metals and mining industry kicks off in the capital this week. At...

    24. October 15, 2014

      Rio Tinto defends expansion strategy as iron ore output surges

      Rio Tinto reported a 12 per cent increase in iron ore production in the third quarter and defended its controversial...

    25. October 12, 2014

      Glencore’s ambitions have global implications

      Since floating Glencore on the stock market three years ago, Ivan Glasenberg has made little secret of his ambition to...

    26. October 10, 2014

      Rio Tinto’s Jan Du Plessis digs in as rival circles

      Jan du Plessis has never been a chief executive. Aged 49, Richemont’s then finance director turned his career to the...

    27. October 7, 2014

      Glasenberg shows Glencore’s hand with rebuffed bid for Rio

      The proposal from Ivan Glasenberg that has electrified the mining industry began as a friendly telephone call, South...

    28. October 7, 2014

      A paper tiger scares HSBC bosses

      HSBC board members must have vivid imaginations. You would need one to imagine an angry mob waving placards inscribed...

    29. September 29, 2014

      End of the Iron Age

      Story of a supercycle Iron is one of the most abundant elements on earth but pulling it out of the ground efficiently...

    30. September 15, 2014

      Ivan Glasenberg ponders Glencore’s next move

      Glencore’s next move Ivan Glasenberg, the chief executive of Glencore, demonstrated in a 48-hour period this year why...

    31. September 7, 2014

      Miner M&A: Jo’burg or Rio?

      A platinum poison pill? Extravagant, yes. Still, it may get the job done. For Anglo American, smallest of the four big...

    32. August 20, 2014

      Glencore plans $1bn share buyback

      Glencore is returning $1bn to investors in the first share buyback by a global miner since the decade-long commodities...

    33. July 16, 2014

      Commodity traders and asset ownership

      As trading has become more competitive and markets more transparent, big commodity traders have responded by sinking...

    34. May 21, 2014

      Glencore hits out at rivals’ iron ore output growth

      Anybody expecting fireworks at this year’s Glencore AGM in the sleepy Swiss town near Zurich would have left...

    35. May 20, 2014

      Glencore pledges to appoint first female director to board

      Glencore is aiming to appoint a female director to its board by the end of the year, chairman Tony Hayward told the...

    36. May 6, 2014

      Glencore Xstrata plumbs new depths at nickel mine

      Glencore Xstrata has revealed further problems with one of the “greenfield” projects it inherited through its takeover...

    37. April 14, 2014

      Glencore Xstrata: bye-bye Las Bambas

      “Our willingness to sell reflects the value of the offer,” Ivan Glasenberg, Glencore Xstrata chief executive, said on...

    38. April 13, 2014

      China snaps up Glencore copper mine for $6bn

      Glencore Xstrata is selling its Las Bambas copper mine project to a Chinese consortium for at least $5.85bn,...

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