The ripples from Indonesia’s ban on mineral-ore exports are reaching energy markets, as shuttered mines and idle trucks crimp demand for diesel.
Alacer Gold Corp.’s plunging mining profits in Australia are creating a takeover bargain in Turkey.
The Chinese agency that stockpiles strategic commodities is checking to ensure its copper purchases are free of collateral risks amid an investigation of metals at Qingdao Port, said people with knowledge of the matter.
Gold rose to a record in New York and London on investor speculation that international financial support for indebted European states will depress currencies.
"Nickel's fundamentals remain the strongest of all the LME metals, with supply deficits seen for the next three to four years."
- Gavin Wendt on Oct 16, 2014