Base Metals Weekly Round-Up: Ivanhoe Strikes Copper (Again)

Another week of big news, and not just in the mining sector. In the US — not all the news is being drowned out by the supreme court — jobs numbers are looking good, with the Labour Department releasing a report showing unemployment is well down in America. It’s looking like the whole world is minting their […]

Base Metals Weekly Round-Up: Sales, Challenges and Fires

In the news this week, global headlines were dominated by US President Donald Trump having a mutual (or not-so-mutual depending on who you believe) chuckle with the UN, while his trade war is sending jitters deeper through the markets. News in base metals was all about fire: Freeport-McMoRan (NYSE:FCX) put out the fire that was […]

Base Metals Weekly Round-Up: Zinc, Money, Water Make the News

Another week, another round of tariffs in what is becoming part of regular programming for 2018. The number this time: US$ 200 billion on Chinese goods with the threat being that US President Donald Trump is willing to tax all imports from the east Asian behemoth. Pundits and businesspeople are now recommending watchers get comfortable, […]

Base Metals Weekly Round-Up: Peru in Line for New Copper Mine

As it turns out, even a real hurricane can’t drown out the roar of all the storms US President Donald Trump sets off by tweeting his thoughts. As long as Trump hates on NAFTA, he’ll attract opponents from around North America, with House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi warning it must remain a trilateral agreement, and […]

Base Metals Weekly Round-Up: Zijin Steals the Show

In the news this week, Canadian job numbers aren’t looking so flash while Prime Minister Justin Trudeau mulls his next move over the Trans Mountain pipeline. On the global front, US President Donald Trump is disappearing into a mess of his own making while the White House tries to figure out who authored “that” op-ed […]

UK Mortgage Market Split on Base Rate Hike

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UK Savers Denied Full Base Rate Rise on Easy Access Accounts

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Base Metals Weekly Round-Up: Nevada Copper Pulls the Trigger

This week, free-trade has been talk of the town as the US and Mexico hammer out a deal that excludes Canada, while US President Donald Trump plays hardball with Ottawa. Looking at base metals prices, after bottoming out two weeks ago copper appears to be on a bit of a rebound, touching a high of US$ […]

Base Metals Weekly Round-Up: Samarco Kicked Down the Road

News this week has been a little turbulent outside of base metals, although investors are no doubt used to this by now. The US and China are still throwing around tariffs, with the Trump administration’s latest round kicking into effect on Thursday (August 23), angering Beijing. In Australia, voters received reminders to change the batteries […]

Cascabel Exploration Update – Over 100km of Additional Drilling Since Maiden Mineral Resource Estimate to Provide Stronger Resource Base at Alpala

Cornerstone Capital Resources Inc. (“Cornerstone” or “the Company”) (TSXV:CGP) (Frankfurt:GWN) (Berlin:GWN) (OTC:CTNXF) is pleased to announce the following update on the exploration program at its Cascabel copper-gold porphyry joint venture exploration project in northern Ecuador, in which the Company has a 15% interest financed through to completion of a feasibility study, plus 10% of the shares […]

72% of the Base Interest Rate Rise Already Factored into Mortgage Fixed Rates

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Base Metals Weekly Round-Up: Glencore Powers, Freeport Falters

Sanctions and tariffs are the flavor of 2018 as it turns out, with each week bringing new rounds and retaliatory strikes between trading partners. This week, the blowtorch was back on Russia, which has threatened “other” means of response, while now Turkish industry is being targeted by the US and China is trucking on with […]

Borrowers and Savers – How to Survive the Base Interest Rates Rise

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Base Metals Weekly Round-Up: Unions, Deals and Estimates

Nevermind the uptick in base metals prices reported last week, a hit of fresh sanctions fears have jolted the sector back downwards, with not even a strike threat at Escondida maintaining copper’s short-lived recovery. Watch the video above for a recap on the two biggest stories for the month and a look at base metals […]

Bank of England Base Rate Increases to 0.75%

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Base Metals Weekly Round-Up: Higher Prices and Hostile Takeovers

Base metals are looking up again this week as crude oil heads downwards, trade war talk won’t go away and all eyes become glued to Escondida in Chile. Price wise, copper has spent all this week on the up, gaining 1.54 percent over the week to reach US$ 6,254 per tonne by Thursday (July 26) […]

Base Metals Weekly Round-Up: Lundin’s Second Woo-ing

Base metals continue to trade down as trade war fears become set in stone, with loss of jobs in the US now a talking point and continued tensions between the US and its closest traditional allies. Copper fell below US$ 6,000 a tonne for the first time in 12 months, and is now trading at […]

5 Top Weekly TSXV Stocks: Base Metals Miner Crystal Lake Surges

Last Friday (July 6), the S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index (INDEXTSI:JX) fell 1.87 points, down 0.25 percent, to close at 740.04. Talk this week has been about tariffs as they finally bite after so much time waiting for the crunch. Investors are bullish however, with shares on the TSX still predicted to end 2018 higher despite […]

Base Metals Weekly Round-Up: Stocks on a Roll and Rule on Risk

The sanctions and tariffs long promised by US President Donald Trump are finally here, and the markets don’t like what they see. Base metals have continued their downward journey this week, with copper hitting a new 2018 low at US$ 6,399 per tonne after finishing last week at an already deflated US$ 6,648. The red […]