Mining stocks

The best ways to buy strategic metals
Worker checking radiation level of uranium oxide
Industrial metals

The best ways to buy strategic metals

Weaker prices for strategic metals in the alternative-energy sector are an investment opportunity, says David Stevenson. Here, he picks some of the be…
12 Sep 2022
A lesson for investors from a ill-fated silver mine
Abandoned silver mine on Sark
Investment strategy

A lesson for investors from a ill-fated silver mine

Mining methods may have changed since the industry’s early days, but the business hasn’t – digging ore from the ground and selling it at a profit. The…
29 Aug 2022
The natural resources industry is in a tight spot – which is bad news for the rest of us
Excavators at a copper mine
Commodities

The natural resources industry is in a tight spot – which is bad news for the rest of us

The natural resources industry is in a bind. We need it to produce more energy and metals, but it has been starved of investment, plagued by supply ch…
20 Jun 2022
How to invest in the copper boom
Copper sheets
Industrial metals

How to invest in the copper boom

The price of copper has slipped recently. But that’s temporary – the long-term outlook is very bullish, says Dominic Frisby. Here, he explains the bes…
9 Jun 2022
Why investors should consider adding Glencore to their portfolios
Glencore office
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Why investors should consider adding Glencore to their portfolios

Commodities giant Glencore is well placed to capitalise on rising commodity prices and supply chain disruption, says Rupert Hargreaves. Here’s why you…
13 May 2022
Avoid China’s stockmarket – here’s what to invest in instead
China stockmarkets

Avoid China’s stockmarket – here’s what to invest in instead

China’s stockmarket is not a good place for investors to be. But you can't just ignore the world's second-largest economy, says Dominic Frisby. Here, …
2 May 2022
Seven of the best gold and gold mining funds
Gold

Seven of the best gold and gold mining funds

Everyone should have some gold in their portfolio, and one of the best ways of doing that is by investing in funds. Rupert Hargreaves picks seven of t…
29 Apr 2022
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Don’t write off Ukrainian iron ore miner Ferrexpo just yet
Stocks and shares

Don’t write off Ukrainian iron ore miner Ferrexpo just yet

UK-listed Ukrainian iron-ore miner Ferrexpo has had its operations severely disrupted by Russia’s invasion. But, says Rupert Hargreaves, it’s brillian…
22 Apr 2022
The big dividends on offer from mining stocks
Income investing

The big dividends on offer from mining stocks

Miners have gone from bust to boom and are now paying out some of the biggest dividends in the FTSE 100
22 Apr 2022
Is this the end of the road for Russian gold miner Petropavlovsk?
Stockmarkets

Is this the end of the road for Russian gold miner Petropavlovsk?

Shares in Russian gold miner Petropavlovsk have collapsed 90% this year as sanctions have gutted its business model. Rupert Hargreaves asks if the com…
21 Apr 2022
Mining stocks have been great investments this year – but is it time to sell?
Commodities

Mining stocks have been great investments this year – but is it time to sell?

Markets have not had a good start to 2022 – with the exception of mining stocks. John Stepek asks if the sector has further to go, or if you should ta…
11 Mar 2022
The surging oil price will hurt – but it also creates opportunities
Oil

The surging oil price will hurt – but it also creates opportunities

The price of oil is at its highest since 2008. That's bad news for most people – but it also means opportunities for investors, says John Stepek.
7 Mar 2022
Mining stocks are back in favour – but proceed with caution
Investment trusts

Mining stocks are back in favour – but proceed with caution

This investment trust packed with mining stocks has risen by 70% since the end of 2019, but investors should be cautious about assuming “this time is …
7 Mar 2022
The world needs more metal – so buy mining stocks
Mining stocks

The world needs more metal – so buy mining stocks

The world is in need of metal, but supply is constrained. That opens up huge opportunities for investors who buy the miners that produce them, says Me…
14 Feb 2022
How to invest in energy and metals as tech stocks crash
Commodities

How to invest in energy and metals as tech stocks crash

It’s been a terrible week for stockmarkets. But not everything is crashing – “real” assets such as metals and energy are holding up well and should ha…
26 Jan 2022
Iron-ore price fall hits mining stocks
Commodities

Iron-ore price fall hits mining stocks

The iron-ore price hit a record high of over $235 a tonne in May. But it has since fallen to below $100, sparking a sell-off in mining stocks.
24 Sep 2021
Hold gold: insuring your portfolio could prove lucrative
Gold

Hold gold: insuring your portfolio could prove lucrative

Gold has had a grim year, but the backdrop for the traditional safe haven and store of value remains auspicious. There is scope for the price to jump …
20 Aug 2021
What’s behind BHP’s move from London to Sydney?
UK stockmarkets

What’s behind BHP’s move from London to Sydney?

BHP, the world’s largest mining company, is moving its primary stockmarket listing from London to Sydney. Saloni Sardana looks at what’s going on and …
18 Aug 2021
Are ESG funds holding the right companies?
ESG investing

Are ESG funds holding the right companies?

A lot of ESG fund managers tend to plump for “techy stuff” in their funds. But that's a lazy approach, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
9 Jul 2021
Commodity supercycle or not, here’s a metal that’ll still be in demand – tin
Industrial metals

Commodity supercycle or not, here’s a metal that’ll still be in demand – tin

Commodity prices may have come off the boil recently. But for tin, the only way is up. Dominic Frisby picks the best ways to invest.
7 Jul 2021
Anglo American’s coal spin-off Thungela Resources fails to catch fire
Stockmarkets

Anglo American’s coal spin-off Thungela Resources fails to catch fire

Investors have turned their noses up at Thungela Resources, the London-and-Johannesburg-listed South African coal business spun out of Anglo American
11 Jun 2021
Tech has dominated the economy – but the real world is about to strike back
Industrial metals

Tech has dominated the economy – but the real world is about to strike back

The digital economy has driven tech stocks to incredible valuations. But it is all dependent on the real-world economy. And particularly on metals and…
7 Apr 2021