Howzat: Spun out by spin-offs

GET off the phone, Warney, several new Spin Kings are snapping at your heels. Admittedly these are (spin) offies, not leggies, but they highlight the market’s strong demand for fresh paper over the past year or so.

A casual survey by the Metal Detective reveals more than a dozen recent spin-offs, ranging from the fashionable commodities uranium and iron ore, through to platinum, iron ore, gold and base metals.