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WINDHOEK Namibia's mines and energy minister said he has no objection to Rio Tinto's sale of its uranium mine stake to China provided it respects the African nation's laws.
WINDHOEK, May 29 Namibia's mines and energy minister said he has no objection to Rio Tinto's sale of its uranium mine stake to China provided it respects the African nation's laws.
May 28 Australian equities beat a three-session losing run on Tuesday as mining stocks rallied on firmer iron ore prices, sending shares of global miner Rio Tinto to their highest close since 2008.
BEIJING, May 28 Zinc prices rose sharply in London and Shanghai in early trade on Tuesday, as investors worried about dwindling inventories of the metal used to galvanise steel. The London Metal Exchange reopened on Tuesday after the Spring bank holiday in the United Kingdom on Monday, which was also the Memorial Day holiday in the United States. FUNDAMENTALS * ZINC: Three-month LME zinc rose as much as 1.5% to $2,599 a tonne and stood at $2,580 as of 0132 GM
BEIJING, May 23 Shanghai copper and zinc slid to multi-month lows on Thursday as the China base metals complex tracked a broad selloff in London overnight amid Sino-U.S. trade tensions, while President Xi Jinping warned of difficult times ahead. FUNDAMENTALS * COPPER: The most-traded July copper contract on the Shanghai Futures Exchange fell as much as 1.8% to 46,570 yuan ($6,738) a tonne, the lowest since Jan. 15, and stood at 46,580 yuan as of 0213 GMT. Th
SINGAPORE, May 15 Copper and most other base metals rose on Wednesday, as investors took a breather on the U.S.-China trade tension after U.S. President Donald Trump's positive comments, and a rebound in Germany's economic growth in the first quarter.
May 15 Britain's FTSE 100 index is expected to open 11 points higher at 7,252 on Wednesday, according to financial bookmakers, with futures up 0.45% ahead of the cash market open.
May 15 Britain's FTSE 100 index is expected to open 11 points higher at 7,252 on Wednesday, according to financial bookmakers. * PETRA DIAMONDS: Petra Diamonds said on Tuesday it sold a 425-carat diamond, recovered at its flagship Cullinan mine in South Africa in March, to Belgium-based Stargems Group for $15 million, potentially helping it turn free cash flow positive this year. * RIO TINTO: A large proportion of the minority shareholders in Rio Tinto Plc-controlled Tur