The price of copper has tumbled as China’s leaders struggle to keep their economic plan on the road. John Stepek explains why that matters for your money.
Copper has hit the skids, dragging down equities and bonds with it.
The sliding prices of copper and oil are no surprise. And unless central banks provide more stimulus, the price of every other asset class will fall too. John Stepek explains why.
Prices for non-precious metals have plummeted in the past year. And copper has been the worst affected – sliding more than 15% in 2014.
Crude oil and metals look set for further misery over the next year, says David C Stevenson. But the longer-term outlook is more promising.
Commodities are looking cheap at the moment. But beware. China’s weak growth spells more trouble ahead, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
The price of iron ore has slumped this year – expect the decline to continue.
The price of palladium has surged to its highest level since February 2001.
Platinum and palladium prices have soared, and there could be further to go yet.
The price of platinum may have slipped recently, but don’t write off a rally.
Copper prices have slid by around 10% this year, and are expected to fall further.
Criminals are causing havoc for Peru’s mining industry, costing it billions in lost revenue. James McKeigue explains what’s going on, and looks at some of the country’s other opportunities.
The ongoing crisis in Ukraine threatens to send the price of nickel higher.
China’s growth has been achieved at the cost of crippling pollution. With Beijing starting to crack down, Matthew Partridge looks at how you can profit, and picks six stocks to buy now.
An Indonesian export ban on nickel threatens to send the price of the metal soaring.
All the signs are there for a sharp rise in the price of palladium.