Miners' slump to lowest value in six years

THE combined market value of the mining industry has fallen below $US1 trillion for the first time since 2009, according to SNL Metals & Mining.

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The 2684 listed miners tracked by SNL had a combined market value of $934 billion at the end of September, compared with just over $1 trillion at the end of August.