Nikkei edges down on pause in weak yen trend; mining shares outperform
TOKYO, March 30 Japan's Nikkei share average edged down on Thursday morning pressured by a pause in the weak yen trend, while mining shares firmed on gains in oil prices.
MEXICO CITY Nov 17 Mexican stocks rose sharply on Tuesday, boosted by a 7 percent jump in shares of miner Grupo Mexico (GMEXICOB.MX) after a U.S. judge favored the company's bid for bankrupt U.S. copper miner Asarco LLC.
The IPC stock index .MXX rose as much as 1.64 percent in opening trade to hit 31,510.51, its highest since early June 2008, also catching up to gains seen in U.S.-traded shares of local companies following a Mexican holiday. (Reporting by Michael O'Boyle; Editing by James Dalgleish)
MELBOURNE, March 30 Korea Zinc Inc, the world's third-largest zinc smelter, has agreed to take a 15 percent drop in annual processing fees for 2017 as smelters grapple with a dearth of mine supply, Metal Bulletin reported.