By Kishori Krishnan Exclusive To Iron Investing News The China Iron and Steel Association, which regulates the iron and steel industry, has cracked the whip. Teaming up with the Ministry of Commerce, the duo have begun a joint investigation into the issue of illegal speculative purchasing. This could lead to the cancellation of iron ore [...]
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By Melissa Pistilli-Exclusive to Iron Investing News BHP Billiton’s hostile takeover bid for rival Rio Tinto finally came to an end last week. On November 25, BHP announced it was dropping its $66 billion bid for Rio due to the current global economic crisis and Rio’s $42.1 billion in debt. The takeover process had begun [...]
If you are like many people, the last time you read about commodities in the news was when Bre-X Minerals collapsed in 1997, after news broke that the company had falsified results and the gold they had reported was nowhere to be found. Thousands of investors all over the world lost billions of dollars and [...]