Dundee's Ned Goodman sees China's recent gold buying as a means for the country to eliminate the US dollar as the reserve currency.
Uranium – Here's a look at past and current uranium mining activity in Mauritania, Gabon and Zambia.
Copper – The US Environmental Protection Agency has invoked its authority under the Clean Water Act, taking the first steps to putting an end to the development of the proposed open-pit copper and gold Pebble mine in Alaska.
Zinc – This morning, Canada's Zazu Metals released a preliminary economic assessment on its high-grade zinc-lead-silver Lik property, located in Northwest Alaska.
The top five gainers on the TSXV last week were Samco Gold, Tinka Resources, Newport Exploration, Ginguro Exploration and Nevada Clean Magnesium.
Gold – Brazil Resources in known primarily for its gold assets, but it also provides exposure to the uranium market.
Manganese – Australia is the second-largest producer of manganese, and though it can be challenging to operate in the country, many miners are thriving.
Gold – A draft research paper states that unusual trading patterns around 3:00 p.m. in London show that the London gold fix may have been manipulated for the past decade.
Gold was down 0.1 percent, or $1.33, to $1,329.58 per ounce today.
The Australian Securities Exchange fell 6.6 points today, dropping to 5,404.8 points. However, the exchange rose 215 points, or 4.2 percent, during February as a whole.