Gold powers to 6-month high as turmoil spurs demand for haven

SINGAPORE (Dec 31): Gold is rallying into the end of 2018 as turmoil in global equities, the partial US government shutdown and concerns about the outlook for next year stoke demand, lifting prices

Dragon Group in reverse takeover of African mining company for $500 mil in cash and new shares

SINGAPORE (Oct 19): Mainboard-listed Dragon Group International is diversifying from electronics into mining although investor interest after the announcement remained muted.


Civmec sees FY17 earnings halve to $8.4 mil on lower revenue

SINGAPORE (Aug 22): Civmec, the integrated construction and engineering services provider, announced earnings of $8.4 million for the full year ended June, down by half from the $17.4 million repor

Richard Elman, Noble Group

The rise and fall of a commodities giant in Asia

(June 5): The profit warning landed at 10.37pm Singapore time on a Tuesday in early May. It was the night before a holiday in the city-state where shares of Noble Group are traded.

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Gold rooster coins are a hot commodity

SINGAPORE (Feb 16): The Perth Mint, which refines nearly all the bullion output from the world’s second-biggest producer, sees rising sales this year as global concerns trigger demand for haven ass


The China X-factor that puts steel’s surprise comeback at risk

SHANGHAI (Feb 14): Steelmakers aren’t out of the woods yet.


Investors are pouring into gold

NEW YORK (Feb 3): The Federal Reserve has emboldened gold bulls.


Yuan weakness is metals’ strength: Bloomberg Gadfly

SINGAPORE (Nov 17): Most commodities are denominated in, and therefore pegged to, the US dollar but these days the Chinese yuan is starting to have as much influence on prices.

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