Iron ore price 'appears to be increasingly driven by financial markets'
Positioning in red metal seen as strategic-key for a number of companies
RBC says exceptional items overshadow strong production quarter
Must set aside US$1.5 billion for possible Brumadinho fine
Gold price remains strong
Battle for Cornerstone turns into battle for SolGold
Iron ore price lifts to US$110/t
Copper at two-year high
Gold tipped to challenge record
Majors not keen to repeat past errors but a good deal should not be ignored
Iron ore boom means majors are cashed up but uncertainty likely to stymie deals for now.
Transactions increasing but actors changing