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Susan Thomas

From 'Mr Copper' to Lord Farmer, metals trading legend becomes British peer

Aug 11 2014

LONDON Michael Farmer, among the world's most famous metals traders and a newly named baron of the British House of Lords, has no intention of abandoning the market that earned him his fortune and his first title: Mr Copper.

From 'Mr Copper' to Lord Farmer, metals trading legend becomes British peer

Aug 10 2014

LONDON Michael Farmer, among the world's most famous metals traders and a newly named baron of the British House of Lords, has no intention of abandoning the market that earned him his fortune and his first title: Mr Copper.

From 'Mr Copper' to Lord Farmer, metals trading legend becomes British peer

Aug 10 2014

LONDON Michael Farmer, among the world's most famous metals traders and a newly named baron of the British House of Lords, has no intention of abandoning the market that earned him his fortune and his first title: Mr Copper.

From 'Mr Copper' to Lord Farmer, metals trading legend becomes British peer

Aug 10 2014

LONDON Michael Farmer, among the world's most famous metals traders and a newly named baron of the British House of Lords, has no intention of abandoning the market that earned him his fortune and his first title: Mr Copper.

Lead falls as investors book profits after rally

Jul 30 2014

LONDON Lead prices fell on Wednesday as investors took profits after a rally this month, but a brighter global economic outlook is seen providing support to industrial metals.

Exclusive: Goldman unit eyes foray into China amid metals financing scandal

Jul 29 2014

NEW YORK/SYDNEY/LONDON Goldman Sachs Group Inc's metals warehousing unit is exploring its first foray into China, and privately held C Steinweg has expanded capacity there, sources said, as a financing scandal in a major Chinese port fuels a scramble for market share.

Exclusive - Goldman unit eyes foray into China amid metals financing scandal

Jul 29 2014

NEW YORK/SYDNEY/LONDON Goldman Sachs Group Inc's metals warehousing unit is exploring its first foray into China, and privately held C Steinweg has expanded capacity there, sources said, as a financing scandal in a major Chinese port fuels a scramble for market share.

Court appeal to move LME closer to cutting warehouse backlogs

Jul 28 2014

LONDON The London Metal Exchange (LME) is likely to move quickly to implement its tough warehousing rules to cut backlogs if it is successful at an appeal hearing this week, metals market sources said.

UK FCA could intervene if fewer set commodity prices

Apr 29 2014

LONDON Britain's financial watchdog could intervene if there are too few participants to set commodity benchmarks including gold and silver, a senior official at the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) said.

Exploration suffers as copper miners axe costs, cut debt

Apr 10 2014

SANTIAGO, April 10 A weak copper price and tighter financing are forcing mining companies to cut or stall spending on exploring to their lowest levels in four years as they focus instead on axing costs and reducing debt.

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