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Industry Trend Analysis - Diversified Miners: Capital & Supply Discipline To Persist Despite Better Performance - APR 2017

Americas March 2017 / Global / Industry

Major diversified miners will see improving financials and performance over the coming years as FY2016 marked the start of positive net incomes following years of losses. Nevertheless, miners will remain focused on capital and supply discipline, with debt reduction and efficiency enhancements despite improving commodity prices.


Market Strategy - Chart Of The Day: The Big Mining Equity Bounce Is Behind Us - APR 2017

Asia Pacific March 2017 / Global / Industry

While mining company earnings will benefit from gradually higher mineral prices in the coming years, the broad-based surge in mining equities over the past 12 months has already priced in most of the good news for the sector, in our view.


Global Industry Overview - Lead: Tightening Market To Support Price Recovery - FEB 2017

Europe February 2017 / Global / Industry

The global lead market balance will shift into deficit on the back of persistent supply cuts, which will push prices higher in the coming years.


Industry Trend Analysis - South Africa's Mining Recovery To Be Short-Lived - APR 2017

Middle East & Africa March 2017 / South Africa / Industry

South Africa's mining sector will continue to face headwinds from policy uncertainty regarding the passing of the draft mining charter, hindering the potential of a recovery since 2016 from becoming solid. We forecast the domestic mining industry value to continue to decline over the coming years.