Good times for copper

Good times for copper

THE red metal enjoyed big day out in Northern Hemisphere markets overnight, with LME three month copper

Bulks

17 MAR 2005
Aluminium at ten year high

Aluminium at ten year high

ALUMINIUM and zinc led a stronger metal sector to new price heights overnight with aluminium hitting

Bulks

11 MAR 2005
Phelps says fundamentals sound

Phelps says fundamentals sound

COPPER and molybdenum fundamentals remain sound and the second half of 2005 should see a more balanced

Capital markets

09 MAR 2005
Copper will stay strong: Chile

Copper will stay strong: Chile

THE price of copper is tipped by the world's biggest producer of the metal to stay above the $US1 per

Bulks

07 MAR 2005
Zinc shortfall drives price

Zinc shortfall drives price

ZINC in stockpiles held by the London Metal Exchange dipped below 600,000 tonnes for the first time in

Bulks

07 MAR 2005
Palladium run

Palladium run

PALLADIUM has continued its strong upward price run, driven by a fresh burst of speculative buying which

Capital markets

07 MAR 2005
Palladium heads north

Palladium heads north

PALLADIUM prices soared overnight as speculators took up positions in what appears to be a rapidly changing

Capital markets

04 MAR 2005
Jewellery, US dollar drives gold

Jewellery, US dollar drives gold

STRONG consumer demand continues to underpin the gold market, helping the price of the precious metal

Bulks

25 FEB 2005
Price hikes push Rio, Portman

Price hikes push Rio, Portman

SHARES in global mining house Rio Tinto soared to a year high after it secured a 71.5% increase in iron

Capital markets

23 FEB 2005
Iron ore market rides CVRD wave

Iron ore market rides CVRD wave

IRON ore majors BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto led the charge on the Australian Stock Exchange this morning

Capital markets

23 FEB 2005
Copper hits new highs

Copper hits new highs

COPPER is tipped to test new highs this week after hitting a 16-year peak in late London trading on Friday.

Bulks

21 FEB 2005
US dollar pushes copper

US dollar pushes copper

THE price of copper surged higher in overnight New York trading, driven by speculative buying and further

Bulks

18 FEB 2005
Rhodium boom on the cards

Rhodium boom on the cards

GET set for a rhodium boom with the price soaring as high as $US2000 per ounce.

Capital markets

18 FEB 2005
Merrill Lynch backs gold

Merrill Lynch backs gold

LEADING global financial management and advisory company Merrill Lynch has forecast an increase in world

Capital markets

17 FEB 2005
Copper unaffected by shutdowns

Copper unaffected by shutdowns

METAL industry consultant CRU International has poured cold water on bullish copper analysts who've argued

Capital markets

15 FEB 2005
AngloPlat cuts forecast

AngloPlat cuts forecast

ANGLO American Platinum Corp has cut its production target cut to 2.7-2.8 million ounces from a previously

Capital markets

15 FEB 2005

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