Basic Materials


LMEWEEK-HK exchange wants trading link with Shanghai for commodities

* LME metal contracts seen eventually moving to renminbi (Adds details, quotes, background)

20 Oct 2014

Norilsk to sell African nickel stakes to Botswana's BCL for $337 mln

Gaborone, Oct 20 - Russia's Norilsk Nickel , the world's top nickel and palladium producer, said it had agreed to sell stakes in two African nickel mines for $337 million to BCL, a Botswana-based copper mining firm looking to expand.

20 Oct 2014

UPDATE 1-Peabody keeps costs under control in Australia

Oct 20 - Coal miner Peabody Energy Corp reported a much lower-than-expected quarterly loss as it controlled costs in Australia amid falling prices.

20 Oct 2014

UPDATE 1-Platform Specialty to buy Arysta to boost agrichem business

Oct 20 - Platform Specialty Products Corp said it would buy Arysta LifeScience Ltd for about $3.51 billion, Platform's third acquisition this year as the company looks to strengthen its agrichemicals business.

Peabody posts quarterly loss as coal prices fall

Oct 20 - Coal miner Peabody Energy Corp reported a quarterly loss, compared with a profit a year earlier, hurt by lower prices.

20 Oct 2014
BSE OIL & GAS +2.31%
BSE-IT -4.00%
BSE AUTO +2.09%
BSE POWER +1.34%
BSE-FMCG +0.15%
BSE-CG +2.04%
BSE-HC +1.57%


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