By Leia Michele Toovey- Exclusive to Lead Investing News Australia’s carbon tax program may force miners into bankruptcy. Nyrstar, the countries largest zinc and lead miner issued a response to the governments proposed taxation scheme. Chief Operating Officer Greg McMillan said modeling prepared for the company showed that the taxation would cost the company $70 [...]
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By Leia Michele Toovey- Exclusive to Lead Investing News Shanghai zinc opened at its upside limit of 4 per cent on Thursday, chasing the stock rally in the US and London. The rally was inspired by a US rate cut causing a short term bubble in the commodity prices. Later, prices came back to reflect [...]
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 [...]