England batsman Jonathan Trott must overcome his doubts -- and those of teammates and supporters -- to return from the stress-related illness that knocked him out of the Ashes cricket series, a London-based psychiatrist involved in elite sports said.
China’s need to acquire metal deposits in Africa is leading traders to bet that Minmetals Resources Ltd. will increase its offer for Australia’s Equinox Minerals Ltd. more than any pending deal in Asia.
Andrew Strauss quit cricket after a 3 1/2-year stint as England Test captain in which the team attained the No. 1 ranking and beat archrival Australia home and away in Ashes series. He’s replaced by Alastair Cook.
Sojitz Corp. and Lynas Corp. shares jumped after Japan’s biggest rare earth importer reached a deal with the Australian mining company, securing an additional source of supply after China slashed exports.
Lundin Mining Corp. , the Canadian copper and zinc producer that agreed to be acquired by Inmet Mining Corp. , rejected Equinox Minerals Ltd. ’s C$4.2 billion ($4.3 billion) rival unsolicited takeover bid as too low.