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Freeport dividend cut disappoints

Major copper, and oil and gas, producer cuts dividend in face of price weakness

Capital markets

25 MARCH 2015

Glencore consolidates Russneft holdings

Glencore has confirmed media speculation that it will end up with a 49% stake in major Russian oil producer,...

Pic of the week

16 MARCH 2015

In the end, there's no bucking the market

So far as I know it was all nonsense and after two years of fruitless investigation the EU authorities...

Humphreys

27 FEBRUARY 2015

Antofagasta lowers cost forecasts

The company, which has several copper operations in Chile, expects net cash costs to drop to US$1.40/Ib...

Central/South America

24 FEBRUARY 2015

Freeport scales back 2015 spending

Copper and oil, which represent the company’s two biggest revenue generators, have seen their prices...

Capital markets

29 JANUARY 2015

Caterpillar warns of sales hit

The mining and construction equipment giant saw its profits fall 20% to US$1.23/share in the December...

Leadership

28 JANUARY 2015

Miners buoyant in oil spill

Oil finished last week at less than US$50 per barrel having lost roughly half its value since the price...

Capital markets

27 JANUARY 2015

IMF delivers more bad news for miners

The IMF has once again downgraded its forecast for global output growth. The analysis released in Beijing...

From the Capital

22 JANUARY 2015

Freeport settles shareholder court case

The company agreed to pay shareholders US$137.5 million to resolve a court case which accused executives...

Leadership

16 JANUARY 2015

Getting equipment to speak up

Based on technology that emerged in the 1980s under the banner of natural language processing, AIM-listed...

Leadership

16 JANUARY 2015

A bright start to 2015

The spot gold price rose 3% at the start of this week to a high of US$1,221.65/oz on Tuesday afternoon...

Pic of the week

09 JANUARY 2015

West Perth celebrations are moot

For optimistic investors, the current malaise could prove to be the time, as one long-time investor quipped,...

Australia

19 DECEMBER 2014