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Hold gold: insuring your portfolio could prove lucrative
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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?
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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?
Copper miners
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
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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
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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
If you’re looking for an “ESG” investment, why not try oil stocks?
ESG investing

If you’re looking for an “ESG” investment, why not try oil stocks?

Investors looking to have their money do good shouldn’t sell out of miners and fossil-fuel companies, says Merryn Somerset Webb. That will just leave …
15 Mar 2021
The next big bull market in metals? Look no further than tin
Industrial metals

The next big bull market in metals? Look no further than tin

The world consumes huge amounts of tin every year. But supply is short and stockpiles are low. It’s all looking very bullish, says Dominic Frisby.
10 Mar 2021
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How to invest in tin: a crucial metal whose price is set to soar
Industrial metals

How to invest in tin: a crucial metal whose price is set to soar

The price of tin, a versatile and increasingly important substance, has reached a ten-year high. There are plenty more gains ahead, says Dominic Frisb…
5 Mar 2021
Make money from the metals mining boom in Latin America
Industrial metals

Make money from the metals mining boom in Latin America

Covid-19 has hit Latin America harder than any other. But the continent's highly competitive mining sector looks poised to profit handsomely over the …
23 Oct 2020
Why Warren Buffett now likes gold
Gold

Why Warren Buffett now likes gold

Warren Buffett, who has has long ridiculed gold as a non-productive asset, now thinks it is set to shine, after buying shares in miner Barrick Gold.
20 Aug 2020
Why Warren Buffett’s purchase of Barrick shares is such a big deal for gold-mining stocks
Gold

Why Warren Buffett’s purchase of Barrick shares is such a big deal for gold-mining stocks

Warren Buffett has bought half a billion dollars’ worth of shares in gold miner Barrick. That’s a big deal, says Dominic Frisby. We could be at the be…
19 Aug 2020
Gold hits the big $2,000 level – are Aim miners about to play catch up?
Gold

Gold hits the big $2,000 level – are Aim miners about to play catch up?

With the price of gold shooting through $2,000 an ounce, the yellow metal looks unstoppable. Things are so bullish, even Aim-listed junior gold miners…
5 Aug 2020
Hang onto your gold miners – this boom has further to go
Gold

Hang onto your gold miners – this boom has further to go

The gold price is heading for new highs, and it’s taking gold mining stocks with it. Indeed, says Dominic Frisby, the boom is just getting started. Ge…
15 Jul 2020
This looks like the biggest opportunity in today’s markets
Commodities

This looks like the biggest opportunity in today’s markets

With low interest rates and constant money-printing, most assets have become expensive. But one major asset class hasn’t. John Stepek explains why com…
2 Jun 2020
Do you own shares in Sirius Minerals? Here’s what you need to do now
Stocks and shares

Do you own shares in Sirius Minerals? Here’s what you need to do now

Mining giant Anglo American has proposed a cash takeover of Yorkshire-based minnow Sirius Minerals. Unhappy shareholders must decide whether to accept…
20 Feb 2020
Diamonds lose their shine for investors
Commodities

Diamonds lose their shine for investors

Diamond miners are in dire straits. The $90bn market is being squeezed by demand and supply problems and faces a long-term threat from manufactured ge…
6 Dec 2019
Ready to motor: it’s platinum’s turn to shine
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Ready to motor: it’s platinum’s turn to shine

Palladium and rhodium have outstripped platinum in the past few years. But thanks to the advent of fuel-cell cars, that could soon change, says Domini…
7 Nov 2019
Ecuador’s El Dorado: be brave and beat the crowd to the boom
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Ecuador’s El Dorado: be brave and beat the crowd to the boom

Ecuador is finally set to cash in on its vast metals deposits. The domestic political backdrop has stabilised and international investors are beginnin…
24 Oct 2019
The cycles in the metals market: when will zinc and copper shine?
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The cycles in the metals market: when will zinc and copper shine?

The prices of two of the world’s most important industrial commodities have slipped over the past few years. Dominic Frisby assesses the outlook and e…
3 Oct 2019
The lure of Latin America: get set for a new mining boom
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The lure of Latin America: get set for a new mining boom

Latin America has long been fertile, yet dangerous territory for mining investors. But now the legal backdrop is improving and the prospects for the r…
27 Jun 2019
Gold mining stocks will soon shine
Funds

Gold mining stocks will soon shine

The history of gold mining is so littered with stories of reckless optimism, fraud and ruin that the sector is often ignored. Yet investing in gold mi…
9 Apr 2019
Gold giant Barrick gets greedy
Stockmarkets

Gold giant Barrick gets greedy

Canada’s Barrick Gold gobbled up a rival just weeks ago, and now wants to take over another. Does the deal stack up? Matthew Partridge reports.
28 Feb 2019