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Barrick, Newmont truce doesn't necessarily end war

While a truce may have been agreed by Barrick Gold and a humbled Newmont Mining, the rationale for a corporate tie-up between the two gold majors via takeover or merger looks to remain glaringly intact.

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"$50 billion ... fled a fragmented and dysfunctional gold producer sector ... since 2013"

At least, according to the rationale seen by Macquarie for the original takeover attempt by Barrick.