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Diversity needed to guard against coronavirus, says RBC

Major miners with a geographically diverse asset base – such as Anglo American and Glencore – may prove more resilient than others should Covid-19 spread to key operational hubs, RBC Capital has said in a note.

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Covid-19 has spread to 108 countries as of Wednesday

"An outbreak impacting a mine could potentially see entire operations be shut or operated below full capacity, which can be economically damaging with generally high industry fixed costs," said RBC