5 Top Weekly TSXV Stocks: Rusuro Gets US$1.28 Billion

The S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index (INDEXTSI:JX) was up slightly on Friday (October 12), rising by 4.76, or 0.69 percent, to 696.22. Last week, gold dominated the top gainers on the TSXV yet again, despite gold having a mild retreat from its highest weekly gain in seven weeks. The Investing News Network (INN) featured a boon of […]

Precious Metals Weekly Round-Up: Gold Retreats from Two-month High

Gold pulled back from its two-month high hit in the previous session on Friday (October 12), thanks to a recovery in global equity markets. Meanwhile, silver was not negatively effected by the slight rebound in the markets, allowing prices to move upwards. As of 9:45 a.m. EST, the yellow metal was trading at US$ 1,221.10 per […]

5 Top Weekly TSX Stocks: MEG Energy Up on Takeover Offer

The S&P/TSX Composite Index (INDEXTSI:OSPTX) edged slightly higher at open on Friday (October 5), sitting at 16,017.27. Gains in the gold sector accounted for the uptick. However, a dip in the energy sector kept the exchange from increasing too much. By mid-day the TSX had slipped 62.41 points to 15,954.86. Base metals and precious metals […]

5 Top Weekly TSXV Stocks: Gold Juniors Rise to the Top

The S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index (INDEXTSI:JX) was flat on Friday (October 5), falling by 0.14 points, or 0.02 percent, to 702.89. In the news las week, gold crept up, while the base metals appeared to be dragging themselves up from rock bottom. News outside mining has been mostly about internal US politics as we march […]

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 […]

Precious Metals Weekly Round-Up: Gold Price Climbs Above US$1,200 per Ounce

Gold and silver prices were steady on Friday (October 5) ahead of the monthly US employment report that will most likely give insight into if there will be further monetary tightening or not. As of 9:57 a.m. EST, the yellow metal finally broke the US$ 1,200 mark and was trading at US$ 1,204.00 per ounce setting […]

5 Top Weekly TSXV Stocks: Gold Juniors Dominate

The S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index (INDEXTSI:JX) was up on Friday (September 28) by 7.6 points or 1.09 percent to 706.02. News was mostly political last week, with all eyes in the US turned to Washington, the UN and US President Donald Trump’s latest comments. On the mining front, the precious metals market was energized by big […]

5 Top Weekly TSX Stocks: Denison Up After Positive PFS

The S&P/TSX Composite Index (INDEXTSI:OSPTX) was lower at open on Friday (September 28), down 45.94 points from the previous day at 16,158.68. Fear that Canada would be left out of a trade deal between Mexico and the US weighed on the exchange. Concerns over a NAFTA deal that would be absent of Canada overshadowed stronger-than-anticipated […]

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 […]

Precious Metals Weekly Round-Up: Gold Down Following Fed Hike

 Gold prices continued to fall on Friday (September 28), while silver made some gains following positive US economic data that encouraged the Federal Reserve to increase interest rates for a third time this year, to 2.25 percent on Wednesday (September 26). As of 9:50 a.m. EST, the yellow metal was trading at US$ 1,185.90 […]

5 Top Weekly TSXV Stocks: Pan Global Resources Takes the Lead

The S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index (INDEXTSI:JX) was down on Friday (September 21), falling 0.63 points to 719.62, or 0.09 percent. Again, world news was dominated by trade war anxiety as US President Donald Trump pursues his strategies against China. The US dollar saw a slump last week, boosting gold prices. Here, the Investing News Network […]

5 Top Weekly TSX Stocks: Wallbridge Surges on Gold Discovery

The S&P/TSX Composite Index (INDEXTSI:OSPTX) opened on a positive note on Friday (September 21), up 12.86 points, to 16,227.61. The uptick was a result of a boost in energy stocks benefiting from the higher oil prices ahead of this weekend’s OPEC meeting in Algeria. The rising price of oil has been attributed to increasing supply […]

Precious Metals Weekly Round-Up: Gold Climbs as US Dollar Slumps

Both gold and silver made gains early Friday morning (September 21) after the US dollar tumbled in response to a variety of ongoing geopolitical concerns. As of 9:26 a.m. EST, the yellow metal was trading at US$ 1,192.10 per ounce after hitting a one-week high in the previous session. As for the white metal, it […]

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, […]

5 Top Weekly TSXV Stocks: Trial Licenses Double Meridian Shares

The S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index (INDEXTSI:JX) was down on Friday (September 14), falling 1.41 points to 712.91, or 0.2 percent. News last week was dominated again by trade war talks, with the US auto industry tipped to take a hit from tariffs directed in both directions between the US and China. Towards the end of the […]

5 Top Weekly TSX Stocks: RNC Minerals Soars on Gold Discovery

The S&P/TSX Composite Index (INDEXTSI:OSPTX) opened flat on Friday (September 14), down 6.3 points to 15,995.41 at open. Canada’s largest exchange slowly climbed over the morning, and ended up picking up a few points by midday, reaching 16,008.43 at 12:17 p.m. EST. Tech sector stocks gained as much as 2 percent, but that positive activity was offset by […]

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 […]

Precious Metals Weekly Round-Up: Gold Gains on Weaker Greenback

Both gold and silver prices edged up on Friday (September 14) after the US dollar dipped on weaker-than-expected US inflation data and a slight recovery in emerging markets. As of 11:04 a.m. EST, the yellow metal was trading at US$ 1,197.90 per ounce. It hit its highest level since August 28 in the previous session, […]

5 Top Weekly TSXV Stocks: Canada Rare Earth Takes the Lead

The S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index (INDEXTSI:JX) was down on Friday (September 7), falling 0.15 points to 709.41, or 0.02 percent. Over the course of the week, gold inched upwards in light of a weaker US dollar, lending an explanation to why gold juniors dominate the list below. More tariffs are still on the cards between […]

5 Top Weekly TSX Stocks: SolGold Up on BHP Deal

The S&P/TSX Composite Index (INDEXTSI:OSPTX) was down 72 points, to 16,028.94.70 at open on Friday (September 7). The downward trend continued over the morning, leaving Canada’s largest stock index at 16,019.19 at 1:23 p.m. EST. The more than 80-point drop was a result of domestic data indicating a significant jobs decline in August, precipitated by […]

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 […]

Precious Metals Weekly Round-Up: Gold Dips on Positive US Jobs Report

Both gold and silver prices trended down on Friday morning (September 7), following an upbeat US jobs report, which caused the US dollar to gain steam and push the precious metals down. As of 9:00 a.m. EST, the yellow metal was trading at US$ 1,193.70 per ounce after it hit an almost one-week high in […]

5 Top Weekly TSXV Stocks: Standard Lithium Posts Good Lab Results

The S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index (INDEXTSI:JX) was up on Friday (August 31), rising 2.80 points to 723.22, or 0.39 percent. Lots of Canadian news last week. There’s a soured mood around negotiations between the US and Canada over NAFTA wrangling, which US President Donald Trump said would be “totally on our terms,” but Ottawa has […]

5 Top Weekly TSX Stocks: Harte Gold Spikes Ahead of Production

The S&P/TSX Composite Index (INDEXTSI:OSPTX) opened lower on Friday (August 31), down 17.58 points at open to 16,353.97. Despite a brief spike, the TSX continued its decline throughout the morning and sat at 16,334.37 at 11:58 a.m. EST. The early morning drop was a result of rising concerns that a NAFTA deal will not be […]

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$ […]

Precious Metals Weekly Round-Up: Gold Up Thanks to US-China Tensions

Both gold and silver prices were up Friday (August 31) on the back of a weaker dollar and concerns over an escalation in the US-China trade dispute following new threats by US President Donald Trump. As of 10:06 a.m. EST, the yellow metal was trading at US$ 1,202.10 per ounce and headed for its fifth […]

5 Top Weekly TSX Stocks: Belo Sun Up on Project Update

The S&P/TSX Composite Index (INDEXTSI:OSPTX) opened stronger on Friday (August 24), up 27.9 points to 16,354.69 at open, and continued its upward trend over the morning to sit at 16,388.69 at 12:09 p.m. EST. The favorable performance was driven by a rising gold price and 0.9 percent growth in the energy sector. Crude oil prices were […]

5 Top Weekly TSXV Stocks: Great Bear’s Great Gains

The S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index (INDEXTSI:JX) was up on Friday (August 24), rising 9.46 points to 709.27, or by 1.35 percent. The steady rise seems to show that the index has rebounded from rock bottom for the year, when it strayed below 670 points on August 15—the lowest it’s been since mid-2016. The US and […]

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 […]

Precious Metals Weekly Round-Up: Gold Climbs After Fed Chair Speech

The gold price rebounded on Friday (August 24) after US Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said gradual interest rate hikes remain appropriate as the US economy continues its strong performance. Speaking at a research symposium in Jackson Hole, he added that he was prepared to do “whatever it takes” if inflation becomes unanchored to the […]