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Your filtered view of the latest news and analysis

  • Diamonds trump bulk metals for Anglo Tip Update

    28 July 2014

    A slump in iron-ore prices and a prolonged strike at its platinum mines depressed first-half profitability at Anglo American, but there was sterling...
  • Costs slide at ABG

    28 July 2014

    Falling costs and surging cash flows suggest the new management team at African Barrick Gold has its priorities in order
  • Anglo to offload Lafarge Tarmac stake Tip Update

    09 July 2014

    Anglo American is to sell its 50 per cent stake in Lafarge Tarmac less than two years after the joint venture came into being.
  • Fundamentals move silver's way Tip Update

    12 June 2014

    Last year silver prices mirrored gold's decline, but the correlation appears difficult to fathom considering current market fundamentals.
  • Taxing time for Ferrexpo chairman

    05 June 2014

    Ferrexpo's chairman has sold the bulk of his holding to meet a tax bill
  • Vedanta hit by Chingola suspension

    16 May 2014

    RESULTS: Vedanta's full-year results were hit by weak commodity prices and production outages within its copper and iron-ore segments.
  • Lonmin eyes strike resolution Tip Update

    13 May 2014

    RESULTS: South African miner Lonmin is feeling the heat after four months of strikes
  • Glencore bids Adiós to Las Bambas

    15 April 2014

    A Chinese consortium has agreed to buy Glencore Xstrata's giant Las Bambas copper project in Peru.
  • 80 to 71: Redcentric to Telford Homes

    11 April 2014

    In the third 10-company segment of our analysis of Aim's top 100 companies, we give our verdict on Redcentric, M&C Saatchi, Tissue Regenix,...
  • African Minerals nears steady state

    03 April 2014

    RESULTS: Iron-ore miner African Minerals has been in a state of flux and expansion for several years, but production is finally starting to stabilise
  • EVRAZ rises on speculative buys Tip Update

    02 April 2014

    Investors are unlikely to hear much about the impact on EVRAZ from the crisis in the Ukraine until its first-quarter update later this month - leaving...
  • $400m windfall for Asia Resource shareholders

    31 March 2014

    RESULTS: Asia Resource Minerals finally severed ties with Indonesia's Bakrie family before publishing full-year results that reflect weaker pricing...
  • Antofagasta's copper-bottomed dividend

    18 March 2014

    RESULTS: Antofagasta surprised shareholders by announcing a full-year dividend well in advance of analysts' expectations.
  • Gem Diamonds promises a maiden pay-out

    18 March 2014

    RESULTS: Having booked a solid increase in underlying profits for 2013, Gem Diamonds pledged to pay a maiden dividend in a year's time.
  • Kenmare hit by low mineral prices

    13 March 2014

    RESULTS: Mineral-sands miner Kenmare is loss-making at current commodity prices and requires a substantial recovery to pay off its many debts
  • Ferrexpo repeats special dividend Tip Update

    12 March 2014

    RESULTS: The political unrest in Ukraine has overshadowed a strong performance from iron-ore producer Ferrexpo, but a bigger worry for investors is the...
  • Antofagasta insulated against copper falls

    12 March 2014

    Expect an update on the Esperanza copper and gold mine when Antofagasta posts full-year results on Tuesday 18th March.
  • £43m - are you Sirius? Tip Update

    11 March 2014

    Hopeful mine developer Sirius Minerals has raised £43m to progress its York potash project through the permitting process and complete a feasibility...
  • London Mining’s debt hangover

    07 March 2014

    RESULTS: Interest on borrowings completely wiped out operating profits generated by London Mining's Marampa iron-ore complex in Sierra Leone
  • Glencore beats expectations

    05 March 2014

    RESULTS: Horrible write-offs from the acquisition of Xstrata masked strong cash generation last year by commodities-trading behemoth Glencore
  • Gemfields scores in Lusaka Tip Update

    05 March 2014

    Gemfields has delivered a strong performance at the half-year mark, but the real interest going forward is linked to the highly promising Montepuez ruby...
  • Fresnillo misses consensus Tip Update

    04 March 2014

    Fresnillo's full-year numbers fell short of consensus estimates, reflecting a 10 per cent fall in gold production and weakening precious metal...
  • Mr Kim to slim down Kazakhmys

    28 February 2014

    RESULTS: The details of Kazakhmys' full-year results were overshadowed by news that key shareholder Vladimir Kim has proposed a new vehicle to hold...
  • A polished performance from Petra Tip Update

    20 February 2014

    RESULTS: Petra Diamonds has turned 2012's half-year earnings loss into a profit by boosting both production and sales.
  • West African Minerals strapped for cash

    06 January 2014

    RESULTS: West African Minerals is short on cash and needs to complete a financing in early 2014 to further explore its iron ore permits in Cameroon
  • Las Bambas set-back for Glencore Xstrata

    27 November 2013

    Speculation has followed in the wake of Glencore Xstrata's recent listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange.
  • Vedanta makes slow progress

    20 November 2013

    RESULTS: Earnings at natural resources group Vedanta remain depressed, reflecting lower commodity prices and operational difficulties at a few key...
  • Takeaway from China's 18th Party Congress

    15 November 2013

    The third plenum of the 18th Party Congress of China's Communist Party has just concluded, but there is little in the way of concrete market reform...
  • Lonmin beats analysts' expectations

    11 November 2013

    RESULTS: Lonmin has announced full-year production and financial results that were ahead of analysts' expectations - but risks remain
  • Silverlining for Hochschild chairman

    18 October 2013

    Mining shares have been under pressure all year and the chairman of a South American mining group is taking advantage of the slump in a big way. He has...

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