How Lipper Award-winning fund managers are playing coronavirus scare

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Uncertainty over the economic impact of the coronavirus outbreak has prompted at least some winners of the U.S. Lipper Fund Awards to look for companies... Read more »

China to buy rare earths from U.S. as part of trade pact

(Reuters) – China has agreed to buy two types of rare earth metals from the United States as part of an initial trade deal inked on Wednesday, a move... Read more »

U.S. Supreme Court leans toward BP unit in Montana Superfund case

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Supreme Court justices on Tuesday appeared inclined to shield a unit of British oil major BP Plc from claims seeking a more extensive cleanup of... Read more »

Barrick Gold reaches deal with Tanzania to settle disputes over Acacia Mining

Oct 20 (Reuters) – Barrick Gold Corp said it had reached a deal to settle a long-running tax dispute between Tanzania and mining group Acacia, which Barrick bought in... Read more »

Nyrstar shareholders to sue commodities trader Trafigura for $1.6 billion

LONDON (Reuters) – Minority shareholders in zinc producer Nyrstar are seeking 1.48 billion euros ($1.63 billion) in damages from global commodities trader Trafigura over the restructuring of the Belgian... Read more »

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Aug 27

Britain’s FTSE 100 index is seen opening down 10 points at 7,085 on Tuesday, according to financial bookmakers. * SHELL: Suncor Energy Inc and Shell Canada Ltd, a unit... Read more »

UPDATE 1-South Africa’s Exxaro buoyed by equity investments as core profit falls

(adds detail) JOHANNESBURG, Aug 22 (Reuters) – South African miner Exxaro Resources on Thursday reported a 42% rise in half-year headline profit as income from equity investments offset lower... Read more »

RPT-COLUMN-Tiny tin market sounds a recessionary warning note: Andy Home

(Repeats with no changes. The opinions expressed here are those of the author, a columnist for Reuters) * LME Tin Price, Spreads and Stocks: By Andy Home LONDON,... Read more »

BHP Group to invest $283 million in Trinidad and Tobago petroleum project

(Reuters) – Global miner BHP Group (BHP.AX) said on Thursday it has approved an investment of $283 million to fund the development of an oil and gas project in... Read more »

Gunmen kidnap two workers at Banro Corp east Congo mine: army

GOMA, Congo (Reuters) – Gunmen kidnapped a South African and one Zimbabwean worker at Banro Corp’s gold mine in the east Congolese province of Maniema on Sunday, an army... Read more »