There is no substitute for metals used in devices such as smartphones and tablet computers, scientists say.
By Tom Porter | Dec 07 | IBTimes UK
The world's top importer of gold posts a 138% increase in gold and silver imports in April.
By m rochan | May 13 | IBTimes UK
March copper prices made an initial new high for the move during overnight trading, and in the process copper prices reached up to the highest level since October 5th. International copper prices were generally higher during overnight trading, as the copper markets are thought to be upbeat toward upcoming Chinese and global copper demand prospects.
Feb 04 | CME Group
Most traders feel that copper received a significant boost in support in the wake of favorable Chinese trade data results overnight. While seeing a 14% jump in Chinese exports in December clearly provides a positive signal for the global economy, a rise in Chinese imports was widely seen to have added to the positive vibe in physical commodities this morning.
Jan 10 | CME Group
The copper market has started out with moderate gains, although prices remain well below last week's highs for 2013. While some traders feel that the copper market hasn't paid that much attention to a recent pattern of rising LME copper stocks, those stock levels have now reached up to the highest levels since early in 2012.
Jan 09 | CME Group
Copper prices remain under pressure going into this morning's trading, although they have outperformed the rest of the metals complex and have held onto a sizable portion of this week's gains through this current pullback.
Jan 04 | CME Group
March copper is holding close to unchanged levels this morning, although prices remain within striking distance of yesterday's weekly high. Shanghai copper prices were stronger during overnight trading in reaction to news that profits at Chinese industrial companies during November were more than 22% above last year's levels.
Dec 27 | CME Group
Copper prices are posting modest gains this morning but have been unable to climb above the recent highs early in today's session. Some traders were surprised that Asian copper prices were a little higher overnight, but that positive price action might have been the result of renewed talk of ongoing Chinese urbanization efforts.
Dec 26 | CME Group
Copper prices are under pressure this morning and have extended their pullback from yesterday's high for the move as the developments of the last 24 hours simply exaggerated the "risk-off" vibe in global markets last night.
Dec 13 | CME Group
Iron Ore has been a bumpy ride over the last few years, 2011 iron ore prices that averaged more than $US150 a tonne and peaked at more than $US180 a tonne.
By Shayne Heffernan | Dec 04, 2012 | LiveTradingNews
Rio Tinto announces cost-cutting initiatives to cope with decline in global demand and lower commodity prices.
By Jerin Mathew | Nov 29, 2012 | IBTimes UK
The copper market traded lower early in today's session, but December copper was able to recover and reach the highest price levels since November 7th. With a lack of definitive news flow on copper from China, some traders feel that the copper market has been left to indirectly track US equity market action during today's session.
Nov 26, 2012 | CME Group