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LONDON Switzerland's Metalor, one of the world's biggest gold refineries, said on Monday it would work only with gold from large industrial mines in order to reduce the risk of illegality in its supply chain.
* Informal production methods have grown as gold demand
LONDON, June 11 Copper prices touched their
highest in two weeks on Tuesday, lifted by hopes that top
consumer China will pump money into building metals-intensive
LONDON, June 7 Copper prices were set for their
eighth straight weekly fall after trade disputes, signs of
slowing global economic growth and disappointing U.S. jobs data
weakened the demand outlook for metals.
LONDON Investment banks are beefing up trading teams in markets such as gas, metals and carbon permits that are flourishing as businesses and economies become greener, according to recruitment consultants.
LONDON, May 22 Copper prices hit a four-month
low on Wednesday as an intensifying trade dispute between the
United States and China took its toll on industrial metals with
investors fearing damage to economic growth and weakened demand.
LONDON, May 17 Copper prices fell for a fifth
consecutive week as the trade confrontation between the United
States and China intensified.
LONDON ICBC Standard Bank said on Friday it would close its metals branch in Tokyo this year and move the business to hub offices in London and Singapore.
LONDON, May 17 ICBC Standard Bank said on Friday
it would close its metals branch in Tokyo this year and move the
business to hub offices in London and Singapore.