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Boring is best in troubled times

Whipsawing markets are unnerving investors almost as much as fear of the coronavirus and the oil war, but there is a way to find value in mining stocks and that’s through a stress test with one example throwing up two unlikely winners; an alumina producer and a titanium minerals miner.

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2020 is looking like a difficult year for commodity markets

Rarely at the top of the buy list of leading investment banks Australian-listed Alumina, which takes its name from what it produces, and Iluka Resources, a titanium minerals and zircon specialist