Articles Tagged "TSX:FM"

SNL Report Shows Global Mine Financing Down in Q1 2015

It's no secret that the past few years have been challenging for the entire mining industry. It's thus unsurprising that financing was down in Q1 2015 compared to the same period in 2013 and 2014.

John Kaiser: Look for ‘Exploration Free Lunch’

Zinc – At the 2015 Canadian Investor Conference, held in Vancouver on May 31 and June 1, the Investing News Network spoke with John Kaiser of Kaiser Research about trends in the metals market and about junior mining companies doing innovative exploration. In particular, Kaiser is positive on zinc, and shared his thoughts on a zinc play he recommends.

TSX Bounces Back Thanks in Part to Mining Industry Gains

The S&P/TSX Composite index bounced back Friday after taking a hit Thursday. The decline came after less-than-impressive quarterly results from a number of companies prompted investors to take a step back.

Zambia Won’t Raise Mining Royalty to 20 Percent

Copper – Roughly four months after Barrick Gold halted operations at its Lumwana mine in Zambia due to higher royalties in the country, the government is set to change its decision on the royalty hike. Zambia’s cabinet has approved a proposal to drop the rate increase, according to a report from Bloomberg.

5 Top Copper Stories for Q1 2015

Copper – At the start of 2015, analysts were predicting more of the same for copper prices this year, and that forecast wasn't far off. Still, there was certainly some news from the sector this quarter. Here's a look at some of the top stories from Copper Investing News from the first quarter of 2015.

Morgan Stanley Copper Price Outlook

Copper – The copper price has started to bounce back from its drastic fall at the start of the year, climbing more than 6 percent over the past month. However, Morgan Stanley has cut its 2015 price forecast for the metal by roughly 16 percent, to $5,945 per tonne, on the back of lackluster demand from China.